Associate Editor - Hunker

| Santa Monica

Leaf Group is looking for an Associate Editor - Hunker, to help us from our Santa Monica, CA office.

A big vision calls for a big job. As we grow, our need for an Associate Editor grows with us.

Leaf Group is a diversified Internet company that builds platforms to enable communities of creators to reach passionate audiences in large and growing lifestyle categories. We create amazing experiences that celebrate the best of art, design and technology. We want people with an intense curiosity, a commitment to high quality service, who embrace the fun of the journey. Come help us disrupt and transform the digital media and art world!

We work in a fun, collaborative environment that is diverse, adventurous, and open-minded. We encourage all of our employees to learn and grow personally and professionally so they can assume greater responsibilities and advance their careers within the department or within one of our operating businesses. Check us out here: https://www.leafgroup.com/brands/

You’ll Report To: Sr. Content Director, Hunker

A typical day as an Associate Editor might include:

  • Pitch and write a variety of articles, including quick news items, in-depth/analytical takes on news or trends, profiles, home tours, shopping guides, or informational articles.
  • Pitch and write design/decor pieces that have potential to perform well on both search and social platforms.
  • Find and work with top-notch contributors.
  • Participate in team brainstorms; contribute ideas for new content, social media, video.
  • Participate in conversations pertaining to traffic and analytics, offering strategic insight and suggestions.
  • Able to enthusiastically handle requests and assignments from our Senior Director of Content and VP of Content.

You’ll be successful if you are a team player who is flexible and collaborative when it comes to our often-evolving strategies.

What You Have:

  • 2+ years working in editorial, preferably for a digital publisher.
  • Proven experience writing in the home space, or adjacent topic.
  • Flawless spelling and grammar
  • Basic Photoshop skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple assignments at once and handle quick turnarounds
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Not afraid to wear multiple hats - no job being too small or too large.
  • We're casual and informal but we work hard and work responsibly. A pleasant and supportive demeanor goes a long way.

Huge Pluses:

  • Knowledge of SEO best practices
  • An existing network of writers
  • Experience working in Google Analytics

What We Have:

  • BuiltIn LA's 2019 Best Companies to Work For in Los Angeles
  • Comparably's 2018 Top Companies to Work for in Los Angeles
  • Winner of the 2017 Best Company for Diversity award Comparably
  • Winner of Built In LA's 2018 Top Companies to Work for
  • Well+Good is the 2018 winner of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Company Award
  • MyPlate is the 2018 winner of the Webby Award for Best Design
  • Competitive compensation and benefits packages (i.e., Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, 401K)
  • Cool office environment and culture
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Paid-to-play vacation rewards
  • Discretionary unlimited vacation time
  • Employee discounts for Saatchi Art, Society6, and Deny Designs

Leaf Group, Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for all job openings are welcome and will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by state, federal, or local law. It is the intent of the Company to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local legislation concerning equal opportunity in employment.

Agency Disclosure:
If the Leaf Group Talent Acquisition department, or any current company employee, receives an unsolicited resume from a third party recruiting agency and Leaf Group does not have a signed Agency Agreement active, Leaf Group will not be deemed liable to pay a placement fee. The unsolicited resume will be considered a gift and can be considered for our recruitment efforts.

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Location

1655 26th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404

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