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Fortune seeks audience engagement editor

January 21, 2015

Posted by Chris Roush

The Audience Engagement Editor, Fortune, will build audience through editorial partnerships, search engine optimization and newsletter optimization, while bolstering its ongoing social media efforts. He or she must be eager to stay current with the quickly evolving digital universe and have a passion for news and analysis.

You will:

  • Work with editorial staff to come up with strategies for search engine optimization, social media, and editorial partnerships
  • Write sparkling copy, particularly search engine-friendly headlines, working with editors within the WordPress CMS
  • Identify emerging trends, networks, and ideas in the social, search and editorial partnership world
  • Own Fortune’s search engine optimization strategy, building audience through headline-writing and other audience development tactics, particularly SEO
  • Partner with Time Inc. audience development and outside SEO firm Define to employ best practices
  • Own and manage editorial partnership relationships
  • Write and test headlines for Fortune newsletters, owning newsletter relationships
  • Follow breaking news, collaborating with home page editors and producers in promoting stories at the right intervals
  • Work with the social media audience development editor to develop Fortune’s voice and social media strategy

You are:

  • Proven: You come with 2-3 years of experience in a newsroom. You have a background in journalism, preferably with a focus on business.
  • A writer’s writer: You have impeccable writing skills, whether you’re carefully crafting a headline, tweet or a longform feature. Your excellent editorial judgment has earned you the respect of peers and bosses alike.
  • Prepared: Twitter, WordPress, SEO. You use the tools of your world to ensure content reaches new and existing audiences in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment focused on quality.
  • Communicative: Grace under pressure. That’s what you have. You’re indispensable to bosses, teammates for your calm, direct approach to communication.


To apply, go here.

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