The Hired Guns are seeking a highly skilled Editorial Director, Branded Content to oversee the creation and growth of a brand-new, cutting-edge lifestyle platform for a trusted online travel company.
The Nitty Gritty
The backstory on the organization and why they need to hire you!
A globally renowned travel site is looking for a confident individual to spearhead all global editorial and branded content for its budding lifestyle platform. As Editorial Director, Branded Content, you will be tasked with efficiently building, growing, and scaling this company’s nascent content arm. You’ll play a critical role in bringing this iconic brand to life for millions of followers. You will own and help elevate the brand’s voice across all platforms by developing a best-in-class approach to content that drives engagement within the company’s growing community. To achieve measurable success, you’ll collaborate with the brand, product, and analytics teams. Plus, you’ll get to build out your own growing team of editors and strategists pitching and executing compelling story ideas.
This is a really huge, well-compensated opportunity that will be molded around you: you will have ample room to create, innovate, and spread your editorial wings like never before. Don’t sit on this one.
This role will start out fully remote, working Eastern Time hours. Post-pandemic, the ideal scenario would be hybrid, commuting to either the Boston or New York City office one or two days per week. However, if you think you can kill it in this job but would rather stay remote indefinitely, we still want you to apply!
How you’ll know if you’re a fit…
You’re a builder – you can help build a site up from scratch. You’re also an operator – you’re able to successfully run a lean editorial team. You have 10+ years of experience leading a content team to success. Perhaps you’ve worked for lifestyle platforms in the past, covering travel, entertainment, hotels, fashion, food and beverage, nightlife … you get the point. You have the bona fides to create a new, differentiated lifestyle-focused site from scratch. Voice, tone, and point of view are a must! You have a deep commitment and proven track record of developing an equitable and inclusive team culture. It goes without saying that you’re deeply creative and have a stable of freelance talent at your fingertips, and your audience-growth chops are A-plus.
The Inside Skinny
Why you should quit your job right now and join this organization!
This is a massive, well-paid opportunity to pioneer a brand new digital content arm of a well-established brand. If you do this job right, you can say you helped create an entire editorial ecosystem for a famous brand. Plus, your content will help global audiences feel connected and informed, and you’ll have a lot of fun doing it!
The Hired Guns does not and will not discriminate in considering and referring candidates for employment, or in its treatment or advancement of its employees, and will not tolerate harassment, on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.