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Associate Editor, Food & Drink

Arena Group

$55,000 - $70,000 / year
Apply before: May 10, 2024
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  • Date posted
    March 11, 2024
  • Location
    Remote (US)
  • Salary
    $55,000 - $70,000 / year
  • Apply before
    May 10, 2024
  • Career Level

Job Description

Position Overview

 The Parade Media Lifestyle Group is looking for an Associate Editor with a sharp eye for what’s trending in the food and beverage space and a fun, engaging voice to help us expand our coverage in big and exciting ways. You’re a quick writer with a healthy obsession for food–someone who binges British Baking Show and anything Gordon Ramsey, orders off of Starbucks’ secret menu, and is a sucker for the latest TikTok recipe trend–and can’t wait to share your insider info and perspective with our audience. You have impeccable attention to detail too–able to optimize and update existing evergreen, holiday and seasonal content with SEO best practices to maintain and grow search rankings.


The Arena Group’s expected annualized base salary range for this position is currently $55,000 – $70,000.  Actual salaries will vary based on multiple factors including, but not limited to location, education, experience and other factors permitted by law.  The listed salary range is but one component of The Arena Group’s total compensation and benefits available to its employees. 



  • Source, pitch and write fun, quick-turnaround trending food stories

  • Update/optimize seasonal and evergreen content according to SEO best practices

  • Assist other editors with SEO projects, e-commerce initiatives, social media research, and other edit programs

  • Use analytics to help guide content creation


  • Minimum 2-3 years years of post-grad experience in a writer/editor role at a digital publisher

  • Knowledge of digital content and SEO best practices 

  • Experience with analytical & research tools such as Google Analytics, Ahrefs, Google News & Trends preferred

  • Strong organizational skills and impeccable attention to detail

  • Self-starter who is able to work independently 

  • Positive, solutions-oriented attitude

  • A tireless drive and commitment to reaching and exceeding goals

  • Experience working in a CMS

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field

Snapshot of Benefits

  • Medical, Dental and, Vision Coverage

  • Retirement Savings Plan (401K) with a percentage match

  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) & Health Savings Account (HSA)

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Reimbursement for business cell phone use per company policy

  • Employee Stock Option Plan (Publicly Traded Company – AREN)

  • Unlimited Paid Time Off

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • 12 Paid Holidays, including Juneteenth and New Year’s Eve

The Arena Group (NYSE American: AREN) is an innovative technology platform and media company with a proven cutting-edge playbook that transforms media brands. Our unified technology platform empowers creators and publishers with tools to publish and monetize their content, while also leveraging quality journalism of anchor brands like Sports Illustrated, TheStreet, Parade, Men’s Journal, and HubPages to build their businesses. The company aggregates content across a diverse portfolio of over 265 brands, reaching over 100 million users monthly. Visit us at and discover how we are revolutionizing the world of digital media.

The Arena Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive environment. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.