Copy Chief
Posted on 12/15/2023
INACTIVE
BuzzFeed

1,001-5,000 employees

Cross-platform digital media company
Company Overview
Buzzfeed is committed to making the internet better: providing trusted, quality, brand-safe news and entertainment to hundreds of millions of people; making content on the Internet more inclusive, empathetic, and creative; and inspiring their audience to live better lives.
Consumer Goods

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$1.1B

Founded

2006

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-6%

1 year growth

-14%

2 year growth

-19%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
SEO
CategoriesNew
Content & Writing
Requirements
  • Extensive editing experience working on a variety of content
  • Management experience and the ability to mentor and train other editors
  • Strong understanding of journalistic ethics and standards issues
  • Expert knowledge of AP Style
  • Experience flagging legal issues in articles
Responsibilities
  • Edit stories from across all sections of HuffPost
  • Manage the Copy Desk, including mentoring and coaching editors
  • Direct editors on which stories to pick up and coordinate with other editors and reporters during breaking news situations
  • Collaborate with senior editors from other parts of the site to improve coverage and assist reporters
  • Weigh in on standards matters and make standards decisions as needed
  • Flag stories for legal review as needed
  • Make decisions about HuffPost style and maintain our internal style guide
  • Hire and train new copy editors
Desired Qualifications
  • Ability to write strong and punchy headlines, deks, and social media copy, as well as improve a story’s SEO