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News Editor

Blavity is on the lookout for new members to join our team.  

We are a venture-funded technology and new media company. We have assembled an amazing team of passionate, high-energy, focused rock-stars who cultivate our community and advance our strategic direction and we are looking for new people to help us continue to grow. Blavity is changing the landscape of media representation by building the world’s largest digital community for Millennials of Color. Blavity was founded in 2014 around a simple idea: Enable Millennials of Color to tell their own stories.

Today, we average 1.5 Million monthly unique visitors, generate 7-10 Million monthly social impressions, and distribute our message across all major social media platforms. We are based in Downtown LA with team members working across the world.

 

Editor

Blavity is seeking top performing News Editor to edit and write content across the site and social media platforms.

You  should have substantial experience writing and editing news stories.

This role is remote and you must have availability to work a morning shift (8AM EST - 12PM EST) or a afternoon shift (3PM EST - 7PM EST).

Responsibilities

  • Edit editorial to shortlist articles for accuracy, clarity, structure, impact and cultural relevancy.
  • Provide guidance to writers creating content for Blavity - what works and what does not
  • Pitch ideas, projects and collaborations, while staying on top of day-to-day duties
  • Help train, edit, and collaborate with writers on writing and editing best practices
  • You will help us with stay on brand, respect sensitive issues and note any copy for issues or unalignment with our community

Requirements

  • 2 - 3 years of editing an online publication, website or heavily curated and produced platform
  • Proven experience writing and editing accurate,, researched, and viral content
  • You must possess a solid grasp of the English language/black culture and the ability to integrate it in writing and editing
  • Passion for Blavity and what we do


Blavity is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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