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Beauty Editor, GoodHousekeeping.com/RedbookMag.com at THE HEARST CORPORATION

Posted in Writing/Editing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: New York, New York

Job Description:

The Beauty Editor is responsible for writing, editing, and developing all beauty- and style-related content on GoodHousekeeping.com and Redbookmag.com. The ideal candidate is hyper-passionate about all things beauty (trends, tricks, expert advice!). We’re looking for an idea-filled person with fun voice and an editor’s sharp eye for smart digital packaging for both written and video content. An organized creative will thrive in this role — someone who loves finding new ways to report and package service-driven content, curate product roundups with unique angles, develop voice-y essays and produce fun, short-form videos that people share. We’re looking for someone who is eager to expand our coverage creatively and has a proven track record for reaching new digital audiences.

 

Key responsibilities include:

·         Pitching, writing and/or editing, and producing 2-4 original pieces of content daily – including a mix of voice-y listicles, news briefs, product and trend roundups, and image-driven service pieces – covering the following: hair care, skin care, makeup tips and trends, personal style, general wellness (e.g. personal care and body image) and more

·         Pitching, developing and producing monthly beauty-focused photo and video shoots

·         Commissioning and top editing freelance beauty-related service and reported pieces, photo-driven packages/franchise and unique personal essays

·         Helping to define, expand and own each brands’ beauty POV on site, on social and via video

·         Liaising with the Good Housekeeping and Redbook Magazine, Good Housekeeping Institute health and beauty experts, and outside experts for additional reporting and ideas

Desired Skills and Experience


  • ·         At least 4-5 years of experience writing and editing women's lifestyles-related content with a focus on beauty

  • ·         Strong reporting and packaging skills with a clear, creative, and snappy writing style

  • ·         Ability to master the day-to-day details and be a team player, but proactively plans for and pitches forward-thinking, bigger-picture projects

  • ·         A keen understanding of how to make beauty advice accessible-but-engaging for a range of readers

  • ·         Creative strategic thinker willing to push the envelope and bring fresh, innovative ideas to life — especially in new formats such as social-first videos, video series, photo essays and bigger packages

  • ·         Experience with and/or knowledge of video- and photo-editing platforms (Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, etc) and producing video and photo shoots

  • ·         Familiarity with Google Analytics, Crowdtangle, or similar reporting tools

  • ·         Knowledge of SEO and best practices for optimizing content for search



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