HuffPost is a Pulitzer Prize-winning source of breaking news, video, features, and entertainment, as well as a highly engaged global community for opinion and conversation. The site launched its first international edition in May 2011.

About the role:

  • Commission stories across Lifestyle, Parents and Style that are highly relevant to the HuffPost audience and set the agenda in their subject areas
  • Work closely with writers on edits to make their copy the best it can be
  • Develop series and returning features that will drive loyalty and engagement
  • Run daily lists and prioritise workload and publishing schedule
  • Be committed to developing diverse voices across HuffPost Life
  • Collaborate with the video team to find the strongest stories for the right medium
  • Work in partnership with other Life editors to increase quality and trust in HuffPost journalism

About you:

  • Excellent copy editing skills across both longer reads and quicker takes
  • Brilliant briefing skills so that writers feel confident and deliver sound features
  • Confidence in structuring a story and spotting the holes in it.
  • Collaborative approach to working with reporters and developing ideas
  • Generous and open approach to working with other desk editors and senior editors
  • Creative thinker who thrives under pressure and isn’t afraid to take risks
  • Positive and collaborative team player who is confident in leading writers
  • Strong knowledge of social media distribution and social networking tools
  • Excellent organisational skills with an eye for video as well as written narrative

How to apply:

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