Associate Editor-REACH

Location: GA – Atlanta

Description

Associate Editor – REACH/Syndicated

The Associate Editor facilitates the content objectives (i.e. developing and managing content) for Radio One’s studio partner REACH Media, which includes
BlackAmericaWeb.com, RickeySmileyMorningShow.com, TheMorningHustle.com, GetUpErica.com, RussParrMorningShow.com,
WillieMooreJrShow.com, and TheDLHughleyShow.com. The position is responsible for increasing online traffic and engagement through the maintained
digital programming of show content, including posting of audio and video content, posting relevant, original stories and galleries and to curate content from
Interactive One’s national sites. The position works closely with the Managing Editor of Reach Media to determine what content should be posted and
promoted across the various databases.
 

Desired Skills/Experience:
o 3 years of experience finding and producing editorial content online.
o Knows effective ways to distribute, promote and market content over the web.
o Knowledge of how to publish to and maintain a site using a content management system (CMS), WordPress a plus
o Must know how to perform photo resizing and audio and video editing using programs including Adobe Photoshop, Premiere and iMovie. Advanced
video editing a plus.
o Familiar with, and knows how to analyze metrics.
o Working knowledge of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) best practices.
o Social media optimization knowledge, specifically in regards to Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
 

Necessary Qualities:
o You must have an abiding fascination with, and/or deep knowledge of, African-American music and culture
o You must be an absolute web junkie, familiar with all websites that cover African-American news, entertainment, celebrity, gossip and events
o You must be able to evangelize the website internally and externally and work as part of a team
o You must be enthusiastic and disciplined; a self-starter who can multitask and thrive in fast-paced environments with tight deadlines and
aggressive performance targets

Job Responsibilities:
o Working with Digital Content Producers and posting relevant show content
o Scoping, editing, and writing posts about relevant news, celebrity, entertainment, and gossip collected from both the local and national level as well as aggregating content from internal and external sources that fits each show’s brand
o Working with the Managing Editor, Reach Media to maintain the vision, voice and brand direction of each show online
o Maintain and grow all digital platforms including each show’s social network accounts, SMS clubs, mobile streaming apps and newsletters
o Working with the Director of Content and Managing Editor, Reach Media to leverage national programming opportunities, tools and strategies

Metrics for Success:
Of utmost importance to the Associate Editor is web traffic primarily indicated by Unique Visitors (UVs) and page views (PVs). Other performance metrics including time spent, bounce rates, and impressions will also be used. Ensuring compelling and up-to-date content is always available will be the Associate
Editor’s best way of influencing these key performance indicators.
o Scoping, editing, and writing posts about relevant news, celebrity, entertainment, and gossip collected from both the local and national level as well as aggregating
content from internal and external sources that fits each show’s brand 

o Working with the Managing Editor, Reach Media to maintain the vision, voice and brand direction of each show online
o Maintain and grow all digital platforms including each show’s social network accounts, SMS clubs, mobile streaming apps and newsletters
o Working with the Director of Content and Managing Editor, Reach Media to leverage national programming opportunities, tools and strategies
 

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