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Rookie

Rookie

Rookie

An online publication for teenage girls featuring writing, photography, illustrations, videos, and more from a lovely staff and our readers. The site features monthly “issues,” each revolving around a theme. We post just three times a day – after school, after dinner, and before bed.

Professional

Location:
Any, United States

Posted:
20 May 2013

Deadline:
Opportunity has expired

Full-time Editor

Rookie is a fast-growing but small operation; we work independently and remotely and we're looking for you!

Any, United States

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Job Type:
Full-time
Level:
Mid Level
Escape Factors:
Exciting Brand
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The ideal person for this job has at least three years’ experience as a story editor (either in print or online) and knows the basics of copyediting and fact-checking. Rookie is a fast-growing but small operation; we work independently and remotely. Applicants should be very comfortable working from home, with minimal infrastructure and little management from the editorial team. You’ll be in charge of managing your own time and workload, while helping us manage deadlines for about 70 freelance contributors. We’re looking for someone who learns new skills and protocols quickly and who enjoys solving problems on their own. This is a full-time contract position, with a possibility of becoming a salaried position down the line. 

What you’ll be doing for Rookie:
  • editing, copyediting, and fact-checking stories
  • pitching stories, monthly editorial themes, and other kinds of content
  • writing headlines and subheads
  • publishing content in WordPress
  • organizing and managing deadlines for each month’s editorial calendar
  • managing deadlines for writers, illustrators, and photographers
  • reviewing and editing submissions from readers
  • helping to edit pieces for our annual print publication
  • pitching contributions from and interviews with interesting people doing interesting work
  • being on the lookout for outside content and new contributors for the site
  • very light photo editing on occasion
  • light social media

If this sounds like you, please click on the application instructions 
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