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Assistant Editor, FHM

Company: Trusted Media Brands
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

About Us:

Trusted Media Brands is a leading global media company media company that reaches hundreds of millions of consumers via our dynamic portfolio of media properties. We offer best-in-class insights and data-driven marketing solutions that reach engaged communities across food, home, lifestyle and wellness content; and now following our August 2021 acquisition of Jukin Media, a leading digital entertainment company, we also engage audiences across the pets, humor, and active lifestyle verticals. In all we reach nearly 60 million people in the US, and we deliver more than two billion minutes of monthly video viewership across streaming TV and social media. See what's new at FailArmy, Taste of Home, The Pet Collective, Family Handyman, People Are Awesome, Reader's Digest, The Healthy and Birds and Blooms.

Location:

We have offices in New York, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Minnesota, London, and New Delhi. We welcome you to work in any of our offices, but you also have the opportunity to work from home.

About the role:

Family Handyman is looking for an Assistant Editor who brings a mix of service editorial and strong journalism skills to the team. Reporting to the Senior Editor, this candidate will be pitching, writing, and editing content in the DIY and home improvement categories. They will also understand how to tailor content to speak directly to Family Handyman readers across all platforms. If you're eager to be part of a growing team; are flexible, creative, and driven; and are willing to try new things, you have the qualities we're looking for in this exciting role.

About you:

You're an enthusiastic and careful writer who loves introducing readers to new ideas that enhance their DIY lifestyle. An adaptable writer, you apply brand nuances to your copy, which is always written with an approachable, informative voice-and the right amount of authority. This is the perfect job for a budding journalist who can't wait to share their writing and editing skills - as well as passion for DIY - with our readers.

Your day-to-day:

* Write 3-4 pieces of original, SEO-optimized DIY and home improvement content weekly, helping the team meet weekly content goals
* Pitch content ideas in weekly editorial meetings and produce content based on pitches or assignments
* Update and optimize existing content
* Assist with internal linking and affiliate linking across all content
* Keep a close watch on DIY trends and help track our competition
* Contribute to special projects as needed
* Provide editorial support to other digital editorial team members as needed

You have:

* College degree in English, journalism, or related field
* Minimum of 1-2 years proven writing and editing experience
* Genuine passion for the DIY and home improvement space
* Background in Adobe Analytics and/or Google Analytics with the ability to interpret data to drive content performance
* Familiarity with SEO tools (SEMRush, Ahrefs, etc.)
* Familiarity with internal, affiliate and source linking best practices
* Flawless spelling, grammar, and language usage in your writing
* Basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and WordPress preferred
* Ability to openly collaborate, verbally communicate and accept constructive feedback
* Ability to work autonomously, but also as part of an evolving, dynamic team
* Working understanding of the digital landscape, including search engine optimization, social media channels and metrics
* Ability to organize and manage multiple projects at one time, consistently meet deadlines and catch all the details
* Willingness to go above and beyond to achieve revenue goals

About this team:

Our staff is comprised of talented content creators, editors, photographers, storytellers, videographers and creatives. In this role, you'll be a part of our growing digital editorial team, reporting directly to the Senior Editor.

Our Benefits:

We value our people and offer a collaborative and engaging culture. As a Trusted Media Brands employee, you will enjoy work/life balance, generous time off and comprehensive benefits and programs. Learn more about what life is like working at Trusted Media Brands at https://www.trustedmediabrands.com/careers/.

Trusted Media Brands embraces inclusivity and values our diverse community. We are committed to building a team based on qualifications, merit and business need. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Keywords: Trusted Media Brands, St. Paul , Assistant Editor, FHM, Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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