Bilingual Copy Editor II

Location: US-GA-Atlanta Job Number 1720536 Brand CMG Corporate Services

Description

The Bilingual Copy Editor will to assign, oversee, edit and execute editorial content work for diverse niches within the Hispanic market. The ideal candidate is more than a traditional editor. 

We are looking for a digital, cross-media storyteller able to adopt different styles and tones to engage with our Hispanic audience. 

Responsibilities 
  • Manage a team of freelance writers producing the daily content that is appealing to the needs of the audience on each community
  • Ensure all content creators meet the standards of MH guidelines and follow all rules of FB posting and social media distribution. 
  • Oversee daily selection of stories, including those with a newsy angle, that deserve a quick turnaround
  • Edit posts written by our in-house writers as well as freelance contributors, looking for ways to improve content and clean up the copy
  • Coach editors and writers on craft, helping our team improve their skills
  • Create clickable headlines that will readers won’t be able to resist on social media
  • Optimize online content, including landing pages, for user experience and SEO

Editing and coordinating content in writing and video/photo for MundoHispanico-MiMundos niche audiences. (80%)
  • Coming up with engaging visual elements as videos, audio and photo galleries. 
  • Coordinate all the elements of the stories with the authors and request changes if needed.
  • Review headlines for optimization.
  • Ensure that all the news into WordPress server comply with the rules of posting (links, focus keyword, snippets, etc.)
  • The person will have the capability of writing interesting teases, headlines.
  • Coach freelancer on grammar and MH style so they maintain the standards of MH and our products. 
Social media editing (20%)
  • Review the social media postings of MiMundos communities to ensure that every one is consistent with the social media guideline of the company where it is posted.
  • The person will have the capability of writing interesting teases, headlines.
  • Needs to stay up to date on new tools and trends in social media. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or communications preferred
  • Minimum two years of experience on the web
  • 5 or more years of journalism and experience in the creation of visual contents
  • Strong knowledge of Spanish, bilingual
  • Has a knack for identifying clicky topics and story angles that are highly shareable and engaging within the Hispanic community
  • Robust network of freelance editors and writers
  • Experience leading and managing an editorial team
  • Ability to flexibly write/edit in many different styles, tones and audiences
  • Intense attention to detail
  • Needs to be able to write and edit headlines and posts as needed
  • Needs strong knowledge of the Spanish grammar
  • The person should be able to edit trending and viral stories for our website
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About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta-223 Perimeter Center Pkwy NE

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing