Watch The Yard is growing and we are looking for a Managing Editor to manage the voice of the site as well as our network of contributing writers across the nation.
We are looking for a skilled Managing Editor who is a member of a Black fraternity or sorority to oversee our platform’s weekly publishing operations. This role report to the editor in chief and supervise our network of guest writers.
The managing editor we are looking for combines the innovativeness of a writer with the practical focus of an operations manager. You should be great at delegation, suggesting ideas for stories, and seeing them through to publication.
We want someone who is passionate about Black greek culture and creating smart, informative and helpful content for our readers.
We expect excellent organizational and leaderships skills as well as a unique problem-solving ability.
This paid part-time role is remote.
- Pitch ideas, projects and collaborations
- Control schedules and enforce deadlines for content contributors
- Assist in evaluating finalized copy for compliance with policies, style and tone
- Help us stay on brand, develop and further the Watch The Yard voice while respecting sensitive issues
- Assist in developing a strong team of content contributors
- Either 2 years of editing an online publication, website or heavily curated and produced platform or someone who proof reads on a daily basis. (Educators and school teachers are welcomed to apply)
- Working knowledge of WordPress and SEO concepts
- Must be a member of a Black fraternity or sorority
- Proven experience writing and editing accurate, researched, and viral content
- Have a passion for Watch The Yard and our mission to promote, preserve and highlight Black greek culture and history
- Excellent organizational and leadership skills
Watch The Yard LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
APPLY FOR THE POSITION BELOW
Activism1 week ago
Over 1,200 Women of Delta Sigma Theta Took to Capital Hill This Week to Have Their Voices Heard
Deltas4 days ago
They’re BACK! Delta Sigma Theta Just Revealed 50 New Initiates at Southern University
Colleges1 week ago
Morgan State Just Remixed Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Alright’ and Even the University’s President Jumped In
Probates1 week ago
The Women of Zeta Phi Beta in Little Rock, Arkansas Just Revealed Their New Line With Style
Probates7 days ago
This Is How The Zetas at North Carolina A&T Revealed Their Spring 2018 Line
Alphas7 days ago
Alabama A&M’s Alphas Just Released an ICE COLD Promo Video For Their Upcoming Neophyte Presentation
AKAs1 week ago
This Is How the AKAs Do Yard Shows at Southern University in 2018
Colleges2 days ago
Students Running for SGA at Norfolk State University Remixed Bruno Mars’ “Finesse” and It Was Brilliant