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Yahoo! Finance Needs A Blog Editor

Yahoo! Finance is looking for an experienced, versatile and energetic Blog Editor who specializes in business news targeted at both sophisticated and mass-market audiences. The successful candidate will be responsible for hiring and managing a small team of professional bloggers to curate and create original content and oversee the publication of the financial blog’s content for programming on Yahoo! Finance, the Yahoo! Network and consumption on the web at-large.

Additional Responsibilities  include:

  • Serving as both writer and editor
  • Generating, developing and executing content ideas and strategies
  • Serving as the financial blog point of contact for editorial, product, sales, business development, legal and marketing/PR teams
  • Providing oversight to ensure that blogs are following style, meeting standards and serving their audience
  • Monitoring Yahoo! and the Web at-large for story and source material
  • Fielding and attracting quality tips and inquiries from editors, PR types and outside entities
  • Providing photo assistance and guidance with regard to gathering, editing and crediting
  • Managing payroll, budget and personnel-related issues

Requirements:

  • Five-plus years experience in online media, experience in blogging specifically is a plus
  • Exceptional copy-editing skills and attention to detail
  • Strong grammar and communication skills and command of language
  • Familiarity with SEO, RSS, Twitter, Facebook and other social media
  • Basic HTML and Photoshop skills, experience with blog publishing and content management systems

To apply for this job and view full details please visit the following link: http://careers.yahoo.com/jdescription.php?oid=29720