Digital Assistant Editor at 5280

July 16, 2021
Denver, CO

5280 Magazine is seeking a digital assistant editor to join its award-winning staff. The ideal candidate should be an ambitious, enthusiastic, collaborative junior writer and editor, who has a passion for high-quality journalism, creative storytelling, and magazine making in a digital format.

Responsibilities include:

  • Researching, reporting, and writing weekly stories for 5280.com
  • Generating story ideas, while working with 5280’s digital team to develop and implement a comprehensive digital strategy
  • Collaborating with 5280’s digital team to produce special projects, such as podcasts and videos
  • Uploading digital posts to a CMS on a daily basis
  • Fact-checking web content on an as-needed basis
  • Assisting with writing, producing, and editing of 5280’s editorial newsletters
  • Using analytics to identify trends and new opportunities for growth with site performance
  • Creating and scheduling engaging social media posts across various platforms

Must-haves:

  • Two years of experience at a print or digital publication (this can include internships)

Experience with:

  • Reporting and writing short- to medium-length pieces for a lifestyle publication (print or digital)
  • Implementing web content best practices, including SEO
  • Photography, as well as podcast and video production
  • Multitasking and performing well under tight deadlines
  • Thinking creatively and working collaboratively
  • Demonstrating strong communication skills
  • Responding positively to peer feedback

Benefits:

  • Health insurance (FSA, FSA dependent care, HSA options, Teledoc)
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision coverage
  • Paid parental leave
  • Public transportation or parking subsidies
  • 401K
  • Fitness club membership option
  • Paid time off

Salary: Starting at $40,500

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
5280 Magazine is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applicants of diverse abilities, backgrounds and life experiences to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

To Apply:
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resumé, and three published stories with the subject line “Digital Assistant Editor” to [email protected]