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Deputy Editor – Pride.com

Pride.com

Apply before: May 8, 2024
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  • Date posted
    March 9, 2024
  • Location
    Remote
  • Apply before
    May 8, 2024
  • Career Level
    Mid-Level

Job Description

Job Description

Job Description

Pride.com is seeking a dynamic and passionate Deputy Editor to join our team. As the Deputy Editor, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the editorial coverage and direction of Pride.com. You will be responsible for producing engaging and informative news stories and features, managing a team of freelancers, and ensuring the quality and accuracy of our content. This position offers the opportunity to make a significant impact on the LGBTQ+ media landscape.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Write compelling news stories, features, and opinion pieces that cover a wide range of LGBTQ+ topics, including current events, culture, entertainment, politics, and more.
  • Stay up-to-date with LGBTQ+ news, and help us get ahead by spotting trends and great stories that need to be told.
  • Edit and proofread articles to ensure accuracy, clarity, and adherence to editorial guidelines.
  • Collaborate with writers to improve their writing skills and maintain a consistent editorial style.
  • Assist in developing and implementing strategies to engage and grow our audience.
  • Contribute to editorial planning, including setting editorial calendars and identifying newsworthy topics.
  • Manage a team of freelancers, including assigning and editing articles, setting deadlines, and providing feedback.
  • Foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment.
  • Engage with the LGBTQ+ community and build relationships with relevant organizations and individuals.
  • Respond to reader comments and feedback in a professional and inclusive manner.
  • Work with the social media team to promote Pride.com content and engage with our audience on various platforms.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Proven experience in journalism, writing, and editing, with a focus on LGBTQ+ topics preferred.
  • Strong writing and editing skills, with excellent attention to detail.
  • Experience managing and collaborating with writers and freelancers.
  • Familiarity with content management systems and social media platforms.
  • Passion for LGBTQ+ issues and a commitment to promoting inclusivity and equality.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Additional Information

We are hiring in these states only: CA, CT, FL, IL, LA, MA, MO, NJ, NY, PA, SC, VA, WA, NV, OR, GA, TN, CO, IN

Please submit your resume, a cover letter outlining your qualifications and interest in the position, Subject line “Deputy Editor Application – Pride.com.” In your cover letter, please include your vision for the future of LGBTQ+ media.

Pride.com is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from all backgrounds to apply. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace that reflects the LGBTQ+ community we serve.