Job Opportunities: Autoblog

Autoblog is currently looking to fill the following positions:

In-Market Content Producer (Editor), Autoblog (Full-time in Dulles, Virginia )

As Autoblog’s In-market Content Producer, your work will reach a massive audience of car buyers and owners. You will play a large part in Autoblog’s growth, and your work will reach a broad swath of readers, from core automotive enthusiasts to a wider general audience interested in cars. Duties include finding and relating important information about the car buying landscape and process, working closely with Product and Engineering to build best-in-class in-market tools and increasing entries from search to Autoblog’s in-market tools and site as a whole.

You:

  • Are the person your friends ask for car advice
  • Are an SEO ninja
  • Love thinking of ways to go beyond the news headline to find the deeper context, or untold exciting angle, of a story
  • Evaluate the world through an objective lens, neither accepting convention nor defaulting to cynicism
  • Are a curious person who enjoys learning new things and is always excited to find new ways to improve their work and that of their teammates

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Journalism, Engineering, or related field
  • 3-5 years professional experience writing and editing (background in news and consumer review content highly preferred)
  • Strong understanding of SEO tricks and best practices
  • Experience with Content Management Systems (CMS)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to drive a car with a manual transmission
  • Strong writing and editing skills plus familiarity with common style guides (AP, Chicago)
  • Experience with social media platforms

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Managing Editor, Autoblog (Full time in Birmingham, Michigan)

As Managing Editor, your work will reach a massive audience of car nuts, industry watchers, and those looking to make their next vehicle purchase. You will play a large part in Autoblog’s growth, and your work will reach a broad swath of readers, from core automotive enthusiasts to a wider general audience interested in cars. Duties include finding and relating important automotive news, overseeing staff and freelance writers, coming up with new and exciting ways to present written and video content, and building and editing stories in the CMS. The ability to thrive and succeed in a fast-paced news environment is required.

You:

  • Are the person your friends ask for car advice
  • Love thinking of ways to go beyond the news headline to find the deeper context, or untold exciting angle, of a story
  • Evaluate the world through an objective lens, neither accepting convention nor defaulting to cynicism
  • Know the difference between a CMS and a PDK, and how to work with each one
  • Are passionate about sharing your work and are savvy about Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and emerging social platforms
  • Aren’t afraid to get in front of the camera, or help the team behind it
  • Believe that teamwork makes the dream work, even if it sounds cheesy
  • Are a curious person who enjoys learning new things and is always excited to find new ways to improve their work and that of their teammates


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Journalism, Engineering, or related field
  • 4-6 years professional experience writing and editing (background in news and consumer review content highly preferred)
  • Experience with Content Management Systems (CMS)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to drive a car with a manual transmission
  • Strong writing and editing skills plus familiarity with common style guides (AP, Chicago)
  • Experience with social media platforms

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