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Senior Love and Empowerment Editor at YourTango

Senior Love And Empowerment Editor

YourTango is looking to hire a seasoned senior editor to publish content focused on love and relationships, emotional intelligence, empowerment and social good.

The ideal candidate has tremendous personal passion for and significant expertise around these topics, including familiarity with the leading writers, healers, thought leaders, publishers, activists, experts and influencers that are active in this space.

The content this person will oversee will take various formats, including powerful first-person essays; thoughtful advice; unique, compelling perspectives; reported stories; interviews; and possibly book excerpts.

Along with a passion and expertise for the subject matter, the ideal candidate will bring a cogent blend of expertise in digital publishing, creativity, entrepreneurialism, and a desire for the content that s/he oversees to make a powerful impact on its intended audience.

For the right person, this is a true dream job! You will be able to marry your interests in these topics with the ability to get them published, promoted and shared with millions of people who will benefit from these stories and insights in an empowering, entrepreneurial, purpose-driven culture.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coming up with compelling story ideas, including connecting the dots and identifying trends before everyone else does
  • Working with staff and freelance writers and journalists to get ideas successfully drafted, edited and published
  • Editing material to make it as clear, grammatically correct, compelling, thorough, thoughtful and on-brand as possible
  • Writing articles and/or doing interviews yourself, as is appropriate
  • Helping to ensure ideas get successfully promoted, distributed and/or linked to
  • Humanizing the news and coming up with with original stories that grab headlines, drive traffic and generate links from other publishers

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of editorial experience for a publisher that covers these topics (such as Oprah, PopSugar, Tiny Buddha, Elephant Journal, SELF, and/or other premium publisher in this space)
  • Expertise in coming up with great story ideas, working with a writer to execute and edit them successfully
  • Expertise in packaging content to ensure it’s clickable and inviting
  • Expertise in getting content shared via social channels
  • Familiarity with search optimization
  • Strong network of writers, editors, contributors and sources for quotes
  • Entrepreneurial, organized, self-motivated, curious,
  • Strong track record managing editorial talent
  • A proven problem solver with a great work ethic

This is a full-time, work-from-home position with competitive benefits.

YourTango is a digital publisher focused on opening hearts, building relationships and spreading love. We are founded by a woman, led by women and for women. More than 11 million monthly readers engage, connect and consume content on YourTango.com.

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