Comics Editor

Screen Rant is the #1 entertainment website on the web and publishes up-to-the-minute news on blockbuster movies, TV, video games, and comic books. Our editorial team is looking for an experienced editor to oversee Comics under the leadership of the Comics Lead Editor. The selected candidate will have tremendous career growth opportunity within the organization. Please note that this role does not involve video editing or script editing.

​Responsibilities

Edit and publish a minimum of 10 posts daily on the Comics team
Combination of editing/writing (mostly editing)
Participate in writer development and general writer management
Oversee and facilitate writer communication in Slack/Asana
Send feedback to writers according to Screen Rant’s standards (as per our writing guides)
Work with new writers to develop their skills and help them adapt to Screen Rant’s standards
Work with existing writers to develop those suitable for internal development (staff writing, self-publishing, editing)
Idea generation
Develop content plans
Target evergreen topics
Weekly meetings
Come prepared with notes and analyses
Additional tasks
Approve sniping SEO/angles
Identify evergreen articles to update

Requirements

Relevant experience in senior writing and editing roles (digital publications, entertainment content)
Broad working knowledge of Comics in general, especially major franchises
Quick learner with strong sense of urgency
Excellent command of the English language
Ability to write articles free of typos and grammatical errors

Applicants with experience in the following areas will be given favorable consideration:

Image editing
SEO
Analytics (GA)
Freelance writer management
Proven track record of growing a team, expanding coverage, and driving traffic

What Screen Rant has to offer:

Perks atypical of a freelance role (guaranteed hours and income, health care stipend, bonusing opportunities, paid time off)
Incredible opportunities for career growth within a supportive system
An amazing community of like-minded professionals to nerd-out with on a daily basis

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