Editor and Strategist- Listicles, guides and Buzz creation

Cityscope (www.cityscope.media) is looking for an Editor, Writer and Content strategist for its local news and information portal. Cityscope is looking to help promote active citizenship in tier 2/3 towns and shorten information gaps. We are looking at self-driven individuals who will assist the content team to organize and distribute content across various social platforms and maintain relationships with various stakeholders by engaging through data-driven insights and marketing collaterals. You will get to work with a quirky team in a highly collaborative work environment. You will get to make a deep impact at a game-changing media company. The ideal candidate is a hard-working team player who will play a critical role in creating original digital content across various social media platforms, cityscape mobile apps and website.

To apply for the position, the ideal candidate must have 2 to 3 years in journalism and media (digital experience preferred)

The ideal candidate must be fluent in digital editorial practices and tools, in areas such as online audience engagement, SEO writing and a basic sense of social media and analytics. The candidate must also demonstrate the ability to exercise sound news judgment and generate factual, error-free online copy and videos quickly in breaking news situations.

In addition to applying here, do send your writing samples, published articles and portfolio to hello@analog.ventures

Key Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Manage and edit all content to cater to readers’/viewers’ requirements and provide detailed information for the same with complete SEO compliance and traffic metrics
  • Demonstrate strong content editing/proofreading abilities, including knowledge of AP style. Checking for spelling and grammatical mistakes in the headlines and body copies
  • Ensure that the copy is written in such a way that it is readable and understandable for the target audience
  • Train new writers and help them come to speed. Liasoning with the writers to clear doubts, improve performance & productivity
  • Maintain a log of common errors and provide accurate feedback to writers
  • Design innovative and unique solutions to optimize routine news coverage.
  • Evaluate all news for authenticity and check with sources to ensure the correctness of published articles to avoid conflicts.
  • Manage and edit daily news, special news stories, and periodical items with help of video editing tools to facilitate video telecast.
  • Design and implement coverage strategies to facilitate wide coverage of all sorts of issues and news.
  • Ability to work across multiple teams to drive projects to completion with proven ability to manage multiple deliverables at one time to meet aggressive deadlines.
  • An eye for detail along with critical thinking, logical reasoning& adept at spotting mistakes
  • Expert understanding of video and ad formats as well as the production process.
  • Liaise with content writers to ensure consistency
  • Stay up-to-date with developments and generate new ideas to draw the audience’s attention

What we offer?

  • Excellent Career Progression and growth opportunity
  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • Energetic and Enthusiastic Work Environment