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Sr Editor

Company: Yahoo!
Location: Washington
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Yahoo is a global media and tech company that connects people to their passions. We reach nearly 900M people around the world, bringing them closer to what they love-from finance and sports, to shopping, gaming and news-with the trusted products, content and tech that fuel their day. For partners, we provide a full-stack platform for businesses to amplify growth and drive more meaningful connections across advertising, search and media. Sr. Editor - Yahoo News Yahoo News is seeking a Senior Editor to program content on desktop and mobile - as well as help the Homepage team. This role will primarily entail expert curation of editorial content, from packaging stories with engaging headlines to crafting mobile alert notifications and other critical programming efforts. The ideal candidate will have superb news judgement and an ability to work across content categories, programming news, politics, sports, finance, entertainment and lifestyle content as needed. This job requires non-traditional hours (morning or evening) and weekend shifts. Responsibilities: Help to shape and decide the news of day on News.Yahoo.com, Yahoo.com, Yahoo News app, and hub pages by curating content, headline writing, crafting notifications and more Support coverage plans for big events across a variety of content categories, including news, entertainment, lifestyle, sports and more Closely track metrics and analytics of content to stay abreast of evolving interests on Yahoo Manage relationships with internal content teams and key product stakeholders on projects to grow user engagement and improve experiences Collaborate with key content partners critical to growing our robust content library and strengthen our programming Requirements: Exceptional journalism, copywriting, and editing skills Passion for content curation and creating balanced editorial experiences Willingness to work unconventional schedules, including late nights, early mornings and weekends Enjoy working in a fast-paced, goal-driven team environment Strong analytical and organizational skills and an aptitude for attention to detail Team-player mindset and willingness to pitch in on any project to help get the job done Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response. At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion (www.yahooinc.com/diversity/) page to learn more. Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.

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