Assigning Editor

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COMPANY INFORMATION:

ConsumerAffairs helps consumers make smart buying decisions in moments of need. Every month, millions of consumers turn to our site and tools for help with their considered (often emotional) purchases.

We educate them about their options, learn about their specific needs and connect hundreds of thousands of them directly to brands. These brands use our SaaS tools to manage their reviews and communicate directly with consumers to serve them better. Our business thrives when the consumers who trust us get matched with the right brands for them.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Were looking to contract a freelance Assigning Editor who specializes in automotive content. In this role, youll be responsible for managing a team of freelance writers and editing their content to deliver high-quality, accurate and engaging material.

Your primary task will involve editing a high volume of short articles on various automotive topics, largely related to car warranties.

This remote position offers flexible hours and is suited for a talented editor looking for a long-term freelance opportunity.

Responsibilities:

Recruit, maintain and grow a freelancer network capable of handling an increasing volume of articles
Create onboarding documentation and videos for freelance writers to reduce onboarding time
Craft article outlines and assign them to writers
Edit articles to meet ConsumerAffairs’ standards for accuracy, clarity and consumer advocacy
Maintain a consistent publishing schedule to help the Content team meet its publishing goals
Ensure content is optimized for SEO, with a focus on ranking for relevant long-tail keywords

Requirements

3+ years experience in editing or content management, preferably in the automotive space
Excellent editing and writing skills, with a keen eye for detail and factual accuracy
Thorough knowledge of AP style
Familiarity with Google Docs, Sheets and Drive
Knowledge of automotive topics (auto warranty expertise preferred)
Experience managing freelance writers and overseeing content production
Ability to work under deadline and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Strong organizational and communication skills
Understanding of SEO best practices
Passion for the automotive industry and service journalism
Adaptability to new topics and changing priorities
Commitment to upholding high content standards and integrity

About Company

ConsumerAffairs

Job Information

Status: Open Job type: Full Time Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 28 Feb 2024

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