News Editor - New York


: $66,623.33 - $143,160.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Entertainment

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The Points Guy team is looking for a News Editor to join the team. This editor will manage the daily news flow of The Points Guy, working with each section editor to schedule and publish daily posts. They will also assign out and edit breaking news stories and manage the placement of stories on the homepage for optimal readership.

  • Assign and edit stories, managing the daily and weekly content calendar.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and emerging writers.
  • Manage daily morning news meeting, assigning out stories and deciding which breaking news events to cover.
  • Monitor news throughout the day.
  • Coordinate coverage plans with TPG team in U.K. and help translate U.K. stories for the U.S. site.
  • Designate stories that will go out to syndication partners and facilitate that sharing.
  • Consistently improve the quality of TPGs editorial coverage.
  • Be engaged in social media, staying current with trends.
  • Understand SEO value and employ best practices for SEO.
  • Be engaged on data for our editorial coverage and use it to make informed decisions about coverage.
  • Knowledge of travel, airlines, credit cards and points and miles.
  • A minimum of 5 years experience as a reporter/writer.
  • Strong knowledge of AP style.
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience.
  • The Points Guy is the preeminent voice in the industry of points, miles, and everything travel related. We inspire, guide, and enable consumers to think differently, and ultimately have a deeper, richer, and more fulfilling travel experience.

    Our team, based in New York, NY, publishes 25-30 posts on a typical day for our audience of 8+ million readers, covering breaking news, flight/hotel/credit card reviews, loyalty program guides, and more. Weve built one of the largest and most loyal social media communities in existence today, engaging hundreds of thousands of followers across Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and YouTube.

    Join the mighty team behind one of the worlds leading influencers in travel. What started as a small points and miles blog by founder Brian Kelly has grown through the years into a major lifestyle brand that now helps an audience of 6.5 million monthly readers maximize their travel all over the world. Were looking for content writers, social media gurus, travel experts, and other talented teammates to help us continue shaping the way consumers and brands approach travel.

    About Red Ventures: Red Ventures is a multibillion-dollar portfolio of digital companies that specializes in bringing consumers and brands together. Through bespoke technology, integrated digital commerce and sales, distinguished partnerships, data science and original content from the companys proprietary brands and marketplaces, Red Ventures provides better end-to-end consumer experiences throughout the buying cycle.Headquartered in the Charlotte metro area, Red Ventures has more than 3,600 employees in offices globally across the US, UK and Brazil.

    Associated topics: cnbc, content writer, editor, editorial, fiction, freelance, product description specialist, reporter, short story, syfy * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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