SAVEUR Assistant Digital Editor
SAVEUR is looking for a full-time assistant digital editor to join the digital team. The assistant digital editor will report to SAVEUR’s executive digital editor and be an integral part of the SAVEUR editorial team, playing an important role in maintaining the brand’s voice and editorial direction, specifically in developing and refining our recipe content. He/she will be responsible for both reporting and writing his/her own stories and establishing a strong base of freelance contributors.
The ideal candidate is passionate and knowledgeable about food, cooking, and digital media. He/she has exceptional writing and editing skills, internet fluency, is a highly skilled home cook and recipe editor, and is full of story ideas about food and cooking. He/she is extremely organized with a keen attention to detail; the perfect candidate is a very clear communicator who works well both independently and as part of
a team, and is comfortable multitasking in a fast-paced environment.
- Write and edit original food and cooking stories and blog posts
- Plan and maintain editorial calendar of cooking and recipe-related content
- Stay ahead of seasonal ingredients, holidays, and trends
- Creatively package SAVEUR recipe archive into new content for the website and newsletters
- Produce seasonal gift guides and weekly food-related product features
- Work with the test kitchen to produce original recipes and stories
- Maintain recipe database in the CMS by building, QAing, tagging, and updating recipe pages
- Analyze traffic metrics to optimize cooking and recipe programming
- Contribute editorial ideas for both for the print publication and the website
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
- At least one year of experience at a recipe-driven food website or equivalent
- Top-notch writing and editing skills
- Experience developing, writing, and editing recipes
- Love for online content, blogging, and digital media
- Ability to juggle multiple projects with lightning-fast turnaround times
- Comfort with Photoshop and Google Docs
- Familiarity with HTML is helpful but not necessary
- Photography skills not necessary but a BIG plus
- Video skills (production, shooting, editing) not necessary but a BIG plus
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