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Culture Editor, Nylon

Country : USA USA

State : Oregon

County : Coos County

Town : Remote

Category : Communication

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Company presentation

Bustle Digital Group (BDG) is one of today’s leading, global media companies with a portfolio of distinct digital and experiential brands that are shaping culture. Over 82 million readers turn to our brands - Bustle, Elite Daily, Flavorpill Media, Inverse, Mic, NYLON, Romper, The Outline, and The Zoe Report – to hear from a set of diverse voices around the issues and interests engaging the next generation. BDG is headquartered in New York City, with offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, and London

Job description

- Reporting to the Executive Editor, work to set the tone, voice, and mission of the NYLON Culture section through daily and longer-lead story assigns.
- Work closely with Entertainment Editor to ensure all major pop culture moments are appropriately covered on-site.
- Work with part-time writers to assign and edit daily culture stories for publish, in order to meet weekly goals
- Attend relevant screenings, readings, concerts, and other events, with an eye for on-site or social coverage opportunities
- Keep a close eye on developing internet trends and viral moments
- Working closely with the entertainment team, pitch and write profile stories on up-and-coming talent and interview celebrities tied to new projects
- Pitch and execute tent-pole moments and packages for the site
- Oversee and manage astrology content, including editing monthly horoscopes
- Expand NYLON's lifestyle coverage even further by identifying topics ripe for further coverage opportunity
- Collaborate on entertainment coverage for awards season, major red carpet events, music festivals, film festivals, and the like, planning far in advance for these tentpole events
- Maintain culture calendar of live red carpet events and share with team (Awards Season, Met Gala, VMAs, etc.)
- Use analytics tools to regularly monitor and optimize story and section performance, and develop and adjust strategy accordingly
- Work closely with team members on ideation, site direction, and content package execution

Profile

- 3-5 years editing or writing experience in (ideally) digital media
- Familiarity with best practices for search and social
- A strong news sense and ability to identify which trending stories should be covered daily on the site
- Ability to write and edit fast, without compromising factual information or brand integrity
- Industry contacts in New York and abroad
- Comfort networking and attending events on behalf of the brand
- A sense of fun, urgency, and a can-do attitude
- Relationships with freelance writers
- Ability to forecast pop culture trends and cover them before they hit the mainstream
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