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25 Mar 2024

Freelance Assigning Editor

ConsumerAffairs – Posted by remotejobsninja United States

Job Description

Freelance Assigning Editor, Automotive

RemoteUnited StatesContentOther

Description

ConsumerAffairs helps consumers make smart buying decisions in moments of need. Every month, millions of consumers turn to our site and tools for help with their considered (often emotional) purchases.

We educate them about their options, learn about their specific needs and connect hundreds of thousands of them directly to brands. These brands use our SaaS tools to manage their reviews and communicate directly with consumers to serve them better. Our business thrives when the consumers who trust us get matched with the right brands for them.

Were fast-paced, and our core values are the bedrock of who we are and who we want to be:

  • Raise the Bar: Our employees believe in raising the bar through data-driven innovation, intellectual curiosity and grit.
  • Win as a Team: We have a team-first mentality and manifest wins by putting the team ahead of the individual. Collaboration and teamwork are in our hearts; we believe winning together is the most fun.
  • Care above All Else: We have servant hearts for our consumers, customers and colleagues.

If you want to be part of a globally diverse team focusing on helping people, in an environment where we raise the bar, win as a team, and care above all else then ConsumerAffairs may be just the place for you!

About the Job
Were looking to contract a freelance Assigning Editor who specializes in automotive content. In this role, youll be responsible for managing a team of freelance writers and editing their content to deliver high-quality, accurate and engaging material.

Your primary task will involve editing a high volume of short articles on various automotive topics, largely related to car warranties.

This remote position offers flexible hours and is suited for a talented editor looking for a long-term freelance opportunity.

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, maintain and grow a freelancer network capable of handling an increasing volume of articles
  • Create onboarding documentation and videos for freelance writers to reduce onboarding time
  • Craft article outlines and assign them to writers
  • Edit articles to meet ConsumerAffairs’ standards for accuracy, clarity and consumer advocacy
  • Maintain a consistent publishing schedule to help the Content team meet its publishing goals
  • Ensure content is optimized for SEO, with a focus on ranking for relevant long-tail keywords

Requirements

  • 3+ years experience in editing or content management, preferably in the automotive space
  • Excellent editing and writing skills, with a keen eye for detail and factual accuracy
  • Thorough knowledge of AP style
  • Familiarity with Google Docs, Sheets and Drive
  • Knowledge of automotive topics (auto warranty expertise preferred)
  • Experience managing freelance writers and overseeing content production
  • Ability to work under deadline and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Understanding of SEO best practices
  • Passion for the automotive industry and service journalism
  • Adaptability to new topics and changing prioritiesCommitment to upholding high content standards and integrity

Job Categories: Remote Editing Jobs. Job Types: Freelance.

Job expires in 7 days.

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