Comic Book Resources – Senior Features Editor – Seattle, WA

September 29, 2022

Job Description



Job title: Senior Features Editor

Company: Comic Book Resources


Job description: Note: This is a freelance, remote position.

CBR is looking for a dedicated Senior Features Editor to provide Movie/TV Features related coverage on our team. Are you a pop-culture enthusiast dedicated to staying up-to-date with the latest Movie and TV?

If so, then we need you!

CBR offers a unique opportunity for team members to grow and connect with other freelancers from all over the world. As a Senior Features Editor for CBR, you will work with a dedicated remote editorial team to create original and informative articles that our discriminating audience demands, with the eye-catching aesthetic they crave.

​Responsibilities

  • Lead the Features Movie/TV initiative
  • Participate in writer development and general writer management
  • Oversee and facilitate writer communication in Slack/Asana
  • Send feedback to writers according to CBR’s standards (as per our writing guides)
  • Work with new writers to develop their skills and help them adapt to CBR’s standards
  • Work with existing writers to develop those suitable for internal development (staff writing, self-publishing, editing)
  • Idea generation
  • Develop content plans
  • Target evergreen topics
  • Weekly meetings
  • Come prepared with notes and analyses
  • Additional tasks
  • Approve sniping SEO/angles
  • Identify evergreen articles to update

Requirements

  • Relevant experience in senior writing and editing roles (digital publications, entertainment content)
  • Broad working knowledge of Movie/TV in general, especially major franchises
  • Quick learner with strong sense of urgency
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Ability to write articles free of typos and grammatical errors

Applicants with experience in the following areas will be given favorable consideration:

  • Image editing
  • SEO
  • Analytics (GA)
  • Freelance writer management
  • Proven track record of growing a team, expanding coverage, and driving traffic

What CBR has to offer:

  • Perks atypical of a freelance role (guaranteed hours and income, bonusing opportunities, paid time off)
  • Incredible opportunities for career growth within a supportive system
  • An amazing community of like-minded professionals to nerd-out with on a daily basis

Only applicants who possess the necessary skills and experience will be contacted, and only applications containing a resume and cover letter will be considered. It is essential that you demonstrate your breadth of knowledge of popular Movie/TV content in your cover letter. You will not be considered for the role if this information is not included. Please note that the next steps in the hiring process involve both a writing evaluation and an interview.

We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

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Location: Seattle, WA

Job date: Thu, 29 Sep 2022 04:18:14 GMT



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