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Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018 10:31 AM

POPSUGAR is looking for a hard-working, fast-moving, internet-obsessed Editorial Assistant to join our Trending and Viral Features team working evenings and weekends in San Francisco. Our ideal candidate is a lifestyle and pop culture junkie with a smart, fun voice and a healthy habit of checking Instagram and Twitter every 30 seconds. If you're the first to spot a trend in the making, live on Reddit and Tumblr, and have a knack for writing shareable headlines and witty ledes, we want to talk to you!

In this role, you will . . .

* Scour the web on a regular basis to uncover new trending topics

* Produce timely, clickable stories based on trending topics, using own research and as assigned by site editors, Trending Editor, and Assistant Trending Editor

* Create thoughtful, in-depth seasonal and themed features based on team and network brainstorms

* Consider analytics and previous successes to pitch strategic, winning story ideas

* Support editors with trending content creation during special events, including award shows and Fashion Week, working quickly and cleanly in real-time

* Send daily trending digest emails to editorial team, curating the most relevant trending content on the web

* Attend and participate in trending team meetings, editorial staff meetings, and brainstorms

In order to thrive in this role, you must have . . .

* 1-2 years of experience in digital media, writing/editing, or a related field

* A healthy obsession with social media, and active accounts across multiple social platforms

* The ability to work evenings and weekends and make autonomous decisions about trending coverage as needed

* Super strong writing and communication skills. Our trending team works quick and clean!

* An ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment. At POPSUGAR, we move fast, take risks, and cheer each other on!

* The ability to stay ahead of trends and adapt to new and changing tasks and priorities on an hourly, daily, weekly, and monthly basis.

* A familiarity with and passion for the POPSUGAR brand. This is a non-negotiable must-have.

* HTML and Photoshop skills are a plus!


POPSUGAR Inc. is a global media and technology company that is parent to lifestyle media publisherPOPSUGAR, digital shopping platform ShopStyle, and monthly subscription box POPSUGAR Must Have. Together, the brands attract 100 million monthly visitors worldwide, with each brand being a leader in its space. POPSUGAR is the No. 1 lifestyle brand for young women, delivering inspiring, informative and entertaining multi-platform content across subjects including entertainment, fashion, beauty, fitness, food, news, and parenting. POPSUGAR Studios, the video production arm of POPSUGAR, Inc., is the leading producer of online video lifestyle content, with over 166 million monthly views of its original series, nearing 4 billion video views overall, and now TV series. ShopStyle drives $1 billion in gross sales to its partners, which include some of the world's biggest and most reputable brands and retailers.

POPSUGAR Inc. operates internationally in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, China, the Middle East, and the UK, with offices in San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and London. The company is privately held and funded by Sequoia Capital and Institutional Venture Partners (IVP). Follow us on Twitter at @POPSUGARInc and for more information about the company,

POPSUGAR is dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive company culture. We celebrate our differences and embrace the varying ideas, interests, and life experiences that make us who we are. As a company with a mission to inform and inspire people all over the world, we believe that employing individuals with diverse backgrounds is essential to building a successful, creative, and innovative business.

We work hard, play nice, and welcome those who do the same.

Whoever you are, You are POPSUGAR.


Associated topics: article, compositor, editor, newsgathering, newsperson, newswriter, proofread, screenwriter, text, writer


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