Associate Editor, Balance, POPSUGAR

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WHO WE ARE

POPSUGAR creates inspirational and accessible lifestyle content that helps our audience live more balanced and fulfilling lives. Our coverage is rooted in real-life stories, first-person perspectives, and expert-backed advice. We embody positivity, honesty, and straightforwardness across our content, from hype-checking the latest beauty treatments and workouts to curating the products and trends worth your time and money.

POPSUGAR is part of Vox Media, the leading modern media company. We guide our audience from discovery to obsession. We inspire essential conversations about what’s now, what’s next, and what’s possible.

As a community of journalists and storytellers, business professionals, creators and technologists, we believe it is a moral and business imperative to amplify voices: to cultivate diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout our organization and media. This applies to our candidates, our teams, our storytelling, our creative work, and our platforms, products, and partnerships.

 

WHAT YOU’LL DO

The Associate Editor, Balance, is responsible for pitching, writing, and editing lifestyle content for Popsugar.com and all of our extensions, from social to video, whenever applicable. You’ll write and edit feature stories, trending topics, SEO content, and commerce content across the Balance team, which includes the Love and Sex, Family, Home, and Smart Living verticals.

This position includes working with the Associate Content Director to set overall Balance strategy. You’ll also work closely with your team on daily coverage and long-term planning to create content that is on-brand, both editorially and visually, and distributed effectively and efficiently. 

The Associate Editor will lead by example with speediness and accuracy, while fostering a positive team dynamic and upholding journalistic integrity. 

This is a full-time position that reports to the Associate Content Director, Balance.

Responsibilities include:

  • Pitch and edit Balance content with agility, sharp instincts, and attention to detail, while ensuring the team is hitting traffic and output goals
  • Write and update stories daily – including features, trending topics, commerce, and SEO posts — ensuring all content meets POPSUGAR’s established tone and editorial standards
  • Conduct original reporting and interviewing to produce features as needed
  • Work closely with the Associate Content Director and other team members on daily coverage and weekly and monthly editorial themes and planning
  • Consider analytics and previous successes to pitch strategic, winning story ideas
  • Represent PS at media events and on-camera as needed

Success will look like:

  • Writing, editing, or updating 3-4 pieces of content per day 
  • Helping Balance to hit traffic and output goals, including SEO and affiliate revenue goals
  • Breaking new ground in what constitutes a “POPSUGAR story”
  • Creating a 360-degree approach to special content that spans platforms, from .com to TikTok

 

WHO YOU ARE

If you are a content creator with 2+ years of journalism experience, especially in a busy newsroom or fast-paced online platform, we want to hear from you!

If you think you have what it takes, but don’t meet every single point in our job posting, please apply with a cover letter to let us know how you believe you can bring your unique skills to the Vox Media team or get in touch! We would love to have a chat and see if you could be a great addition to our team. We’ve hired chefs who became editors, DJs who became UX designers, and sommeliers who became writers.

 

WHERE YOU’LL WORK

This job is remote.

 

WHY VOX MEDIA?
WHAT WE OFFER

This is a permanent, full-time position. This job is benefits-eligible. We pride ourselves in providing comprehensive benefits to support all of our employees wherever they are in life. You can find more information about our benefits here.

 

OUR DEI+ COMMITMENT

Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone can show up as their authentic selves and create their best work. We recognize that great stories, platforms, products and services come from people with all manner of backgrounds and experiences. We recognize that our commitments require ongoing work and sustained attention, as well as adaptation to new insights and best practices. We keep our diversity data public for the sake of accountability, transparency and communication. Learn more about our values here, and our approach to corporate citizenship here

Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law. Vox Media will also consider all qualified applicants with criminal histories in accordance with applicable Fair Chance laws. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations as part of the application process to candidates with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact our People & Culture team (recruitment@voxmedia.com).

 

WHAT COMES NEXT

Our recruiting team will go through applications in a timely manner. Please note that our recruiting team will only contact you from @voxmedia.com email addresses, never via text message. Read more about how our recruiting team operates, and how to protect yourself from recruitment fraud, here.

PAY TRANSPARENCY

The salary range listed below represents the minimum and maximum base pay for this position at the time of this posting. Final salary offered to the candidate selected for the position will be based on factors including but not limited to the candidate’s skills and experience.

Pay Range
$61,000$68,000 USD

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