Flipboard is a content discovery platform for your passions, interests, and news. Available on web, iOS, and Android, Flipboard offers the world important and influential articles shared by the greatest publishers and our awesome Flipboard community to advance conversation, keep people informed, and inspire them to engage, learn, and lead.
We seek an experienced Culture Editor to join the team based at our corporate headquarters in Redwood City, CA, our New York City office, or remotely. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Flipboard team is distributed across the US, Canada, and the UK. This position is a key role on our Editorial team, which curates the best publisher and user content to delight and inform our audiences.
This is an excellent opportunity for a seasoned editor who is passionate about curating quality culture, entertainment and lifestyle content from the world’s leading publishers and influencers. Your daily choices and programming will be seen by millions of users, so we are looking for someone who has a strong vision for culture coverage, which encompasses everything from the latest music and movies to hot-button cultural conversations taking place in America today.
Keep in mind that Flipboard doesn’t produce original content, so we are looking for a skilled editor who is a voracious consumer of culture stories, knows how to package content, and is comfortable developing relationships with top media brands. We seek an editor who is committed to surfacing excellent journalism that highlights the broad spectrum of our diverse society. Our Culture Editor will be an ace headline writer and a copy perfectionist.
Duration: 6 months (with potential to extend or convert to full-time if possible)
- Lead and oversee all aspects of daily Culture curation for Flipboad- Develop new ideas for Culture coverage- Produce daily, weekly and topical Culture packages- Produce notifications and emails to drive readers to Culture content- Maintain Editorial Calendar of major Culture events- Develop and maintain strong relationships with publishers and influencers who contribute to Flipboard- Assist with social media efforts for Culture content- Use data to make informed editorial decisions
Requirements & Preferred Skills/Experience
- At least 5 years experience editing and/or curating news content for a digital platform- BA in Journalism or similar field preferred- Must be experienced user of content management systems and tech savvy- Must be a highly motivated individual with attention to detail and a self-starter - Should be highly structured, disciplined and organized with an ability to meet deadlines- Must be a proficient multi-tasker comfortable with working in a fast-paced environment- Work effectively with external media partners
Why Join Flipboard?
- Our vision: At a time when society could really benefit from being more informed and inspired, we are enabling great stories to reach the right communities around the world.- Our team: Led by experienced CEO, Mike McCue, the Flipboard team is a positive, respectful, and diverse group of bright and highly capable people who work collaboratively with strong purpose and vision. The Flipboard team is headquartered in downtown Redwood City, CA in the beautiful SF Bay Area. Although our roots lie in the Silicon Valley, our team extends around the world: New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, Seattle, Vancouver, and London.- Our culture: We value an environment and culture that encourages people's voices and perspectives to be heard. We believe that leveraging our team will lead us to create better products and services for all our users and partners. We value diversity and inclusion at Flipboard and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.- Our value: We are fully funded and making steady, meaningful progress on a premium, high margin business within a $600B, highly strategic market. Our business model is tightly aligned with our values, our partners and our user experience which makes our company both valuable and unique.- Our product: Millions of people truly love Flipboard and rely on it regularly. Flipboard is a standard bearer for great mobile design, innovation, and we deeply value craftsmanship.- Our platform: Our platform selects the best content from thousands of publishers around the world, organizes it into highly personalized feeds, and presents it for further curation by the community. We are driven by hard technical challenges and we value pioneering new technology to continually increase the power, efficiency and scale of our platform.