Digital Editor

TheBody.com
New York City
Mission Statement: 

TheBody.com and TheBodyPRO.com, part of Remedy Health Media, are the world's leading online sources of HIV/AIDS information and support. We produce influential, top-quality content that improves the lives of people with HIV; helps to end HIV stigma, ignorance and discrimination; facilitates more effective HIV-related policies; and cultivates a sense of community among people living with, affected by and engaged in the fight against HIV in the U.S. and beyond.

Position Description: 

TheBody.com is seeking a Digital Editor to work in a fun, fast-paced, supportive new media and health communications environment. This highly detail- and process-oriented position will be located in our New York City office.As a Digital Editor, you will be responsible for the production of influential, top-quality content on TheBody.com that improves the lives of people with HIV; helps to end HIV stigma, ignorance and discrimination; facilitates more effective HIV-related policies; and cultivates a sense of community among people living with, affected by and engaged in the fight against HIV in the U.S. and beyond. Responsibilities Include:

  • Assign, compose, edit and manage copy flow for a wide range of content, including news articles, op-eds, features, blogs, slideshows, interviews, informational resources and multimedia.
  • Manage day-to-day relationships with contributors, including freelance writers, professional experts and bloggers.
  • Monitor and assess the ongoing efforts of our content partners, and curate selected materials for cross-posting.
  • Manage the creation and upkeep of new editorial projects exploring specific topics in, and related to, HIV/AIDS.
  • Support, monitor and implement editorial strategy, with an eye to editorial integrity, traffic, service, reach, brand, “shareability” and engagement.
  • Work across teams and tools to ensure successful promotion of, and reader engagement in, site content.
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Area: 
Program
Qualifications: 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Three to five years of professional experience as a journalist in HIV, healthcare, LGBT or related areas, including professional experience as an editor in a digital environment.
  • Outstanding writing and editing ability, including intimate familiarity with style rules and spotless attention to grammatical detail.
  • A desire to collaborate closely and communicate openly with a team of colleagues passionately dedicated to the HIV community.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Appreciation of SEO, social media strategies and current trends in digital publishing.
  • Experience with multimedia content production (video, infographics, image editing) is helpful, but not required.
Application Deadline: 
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Application Instructions: 

To apply for one of our open positions, please submit your resume and cover letter directly to jobs [at] remedyhealthmedia.com and jdavids [at] thebody.com

Position Level: 
management
Name: 
JD Davids
Phone: 
646-431-7525
State: 
NY
Country/US Territory: 
United States