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News Update Editor, The Spruce


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Location: USA Posted: May 20, 2024

Job Description

This assignment posting is for an Agency Worker opportunity with Dotdash Meredith. The Agency Worker is paid by a staffing agency employer. Agency Workers will receive a W2 from the staffing agency reporting their earnings for tax purposes. Dotdash Meredith is looking for a remote news editor to write timely content for The Spruce Home. Successful candidates for this position should be passionate and knowledgeable about lifestyle and home content, and should have morning availability in the Eastern Time Zone and the ability to commit to 15-20 hours per week. As America’s largest digital and print publisher, reaching millions per month, Dotdash Meredith has the power and responsibility to create positive change. We are focusing our hiring efforts on diversity, equity, and inclusion to build a team that reflects our mission for racial equity in everything we do.The rate for this role is $25-$30/hour. Applicants must live in the United States or Canada. Assignment Responsibilities:
  • Research and perform revisions, updates, and rewrites to content as needed according to specific project instructions and brand guidelines
  • Pitch and write timely news content for publication on The Spruce Home
  • At least 2 years experience writing or editing home or lifestyle media, preferably for a news publication or magazine
  • Comfortable with internet research and creating/tracking Google alerts
  • Journalism experience strongly preferred
  • Strong writing and editing skills, with an ability to adopt an established brand voice and adhere to style guidelines
  • Comfortable with content management systems, including Wordpress
  • Detail-oriented and able to work efficiently, independently, and accurately
  • Comfortable working remotely
  • Access to a smartphone, computer (not a tablet), and a secure internet connection
About UsDotdash Meredith is the largest digital and print publisher in America. From mobile to magazines, nearly 200 million people trust us to help them make decisions, take action, and find inspiration. Dotdash Meredith’s over 40 iconic brands include PEOPLE, Better Homes & Gardens, Verywell, Food & Wine, The Spruce, Allrecipes, Byrdie, REAL SIMPLE, Investopedia, and Southern Living.Please be aware of fraudulent recruiters offering opportunities at Dotdash Meredith. If you are in conversations about a job opportunity and wish to confirm its validity, please reach out directly to [email protected].

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