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Digital Director, OprahMag.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:

Hearst Digital Media is seeking a Digital Director for Oprah Magazine. This position will be based in New York and report in to the SVP/Editorial Director of Hearst Digital Media. The Digital Director will be responsible for managing OprahMag.com’s edit team, content, and content distribution on a day-to-day basis. Strong packaging, editing, and content marketing skills as well as experience managing a talented and extremely fast-moving team are a must. 

Responsibilities:


  • Manage the OprahMag.com edit lineup 24/7/365 and ensure it has the correct content mix

  • Work on the packaging across all site sections (short- and long-form), top edit and read/optimize all content

  • Strong background in editing women’s lifestyle content

  • Manage a team of 8

  • Understand and act upon analytics

  • Comfortable and confident backing up editorial decisions with both data and judgment 

  • Experience in creating content targeted to SEO 

  • Recruit unique voices for the site

  • Produce award-winning content that will grow the site’s audience

  • Conceive of big, online conversation–generating content packages throughout the edit calendar


Requirements:


  • At least 10 years as an editor, with substantial digital experience

  • Editorial background as a generalist

  • Strong skill as an editor as well as content packager and marketer

  • Experience managing a team and planning a content strategy

  • Good judgment as to what works to drive audience and engagement in digital media

  • Must be a collaborator

  • Versed in using Google Analytics, Facebook Insights, etc.

  • Open to experimenting with new content types and persistent reinvention