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Chewy Senior Editor in Boston, Massachusetts

Our Opportunity:

PetMD (a Chewy media property) is seeking a Senior Editor in our corporate headquarters in Dania Beach, FL, or Boston, MA. The Senior Editor has excellent communication skills along with 5+ years of editorial experience, including advanced SEO skills. Your daily tasks will include managing relationships and workstreams for a range of veterinary writers and working across teams to advance PetMD and Chewy business and engagement goals. Your editorial duties will include planning and executing editorial strategy, managing veterinarian writers, editing, fact-checking, performing SEO keyword research, and optimizing articles. You will also assist in fielding requests from other teams and providing them with article suggestions, information, reports, and stats.

What You’ll Do:

  • Create and execute overall editorial strategy for our core content verticals.

  • Design and manage the workflow necessary to enable veterinary writers to produce excellent work, including providing guidance and feedback to writers on article direction and focus.

  • Manage the internal editing process, including supervising and coaching internal and freelance editors.

  • Create assignments based on SEO research to provide comprehensive coverage in your verticals.

  • Respond to internal requests for information/stats from other teams; respond to general email inquiries.

  • Publish articles in Drupal.

  • Create reports on metrics and data.

  • Manage PetMD homepage experience.

  • Support workflows of other editors as needed.

What You’ll Need:

  • BA in English, Journalism, Communications or a related field or commensurate experience.

  • 5+ years of editorial experience working for a consumer-facing media outlet.

  • Advanced understanding of SEO.

  • Proficiency in editing, working knowledge of AP style, and ability to follow in-house style guides.

  • Highly developed intrapersonal skills.

  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

  • An ability to flawlessly multi-task and thrive under pressure and deadlines.

  • Ability to balance multiple priorities, and to quickly adjust strategy and execution in the face of new information.

  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.

  • Experience working in a CMS.

  • Highly developed intrapersonal skills.

  • Ability to follow an in-house style guide.

  • Love of pets and passion for their care and health.

About PetMD:

PetMD is a pet parent’s go-to source for reliable, up-to-date information on all things related to pet health and care. Our articles are vet-written and vet-reviewed to ensure that pet parents have access to the unbiased answers and solutions they’re looking for. PetMD creates a meeting place where veterinarians can reach pet parents beyond the clinic with the helpful tips, advice, and knowledge they need to provide the best care for their pets.

Chewy is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members.

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