Online Editor
Northern Virginia Magazine - Chantilly, VA

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Northern Virginia Magazine, a high-end regional glossy, is seeking a sharp, detail-oriented candidate to join our editorial team to work on our online and marketing endeavors. Our ideal candidate will be a self-starter with an outstanding work ethic and a positive attitude, as well as have online production experience in the publishing industry.

Responsibilities include:

  • Take lead on online-exclusive content including features, guides, newsletters and blogs.
  • Lead online brainstorming sessions and other creative discussions with editorial team.
  • Create project plans for major digital packages and lead projects to fruition.
  • Edit several posts and features a day.
  • Using SEO and SEM to compose and help others compose headlines, story summaries and keyword lists aimed at maximizing traffic.
  • Manage the calendar of content for the site.
  • Ensure the publication’s promotions, contests, events and activities are always synced with a web component.
  • Conceive of innovative ways to distribute the content across the web and to maximize reader engagement on all digital platforms, and moderate interaction with readers and commenters.
  • Monitor and analyze web statistics with the goal of improving performance.
  • Grow an active database for email, mobile and social media.

Qualifications include:

  • Excellent knowledge of AP Style
  • Fluency with online trends and workflows
  • Unwavering attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in print
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Ability to work productively under tight deadlines, juggling several projects at one time
  • Vast knowledge of Northern Virginia
  • At least three years experience in the publishing industry, with a focus on online media
  • Bachelor’s degree (English, journalism, communications, marketing or a related field)

Compensation comprised of competitive salary, health and dental benefits.

In order to be considered for the position, you must submit resume, cover letter, salary history and three clips or links.

We will only be contacting those individuals whose qualifications and experience appear to be a fit for this position. We are an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls, please.


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Northern Virginia Magazine is the premiere Lifestyle Glossy Magazine in Northern Virginia with a monthly readership made up over 150,000 of...