Senior Digital Editor – Shooting

NOTICE OF OPENING: Outdoor Sportsman Group
LOCATION: Tulsa, OK
DEPARTMENT: OSG Digital
CANDIDATE POOL: Internal/External Candidates
REPORTS TO: Senior Editor
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until Filled

TO APPLY: CLICK HERE

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

This position will be responsible for helping the Digital Content Manager for Shooting lead the charge on creating, improving and maintaining content to achieve set business goals. Duties also will include making sure all content is SEO complaint and help monitor web traffic/metrics to identify best practices.

MINIMUM POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Help develop content strategy aligned with short-term and long-term marketing targets
  • Collaborate as needed with ad sales, social, marketing, research, TV programming and design teams to plan and develop site content, style and layout
  • Participate in developing engaging content, proofread, edit for SEO and publish
  • Work with other digital editors and content providers to ensure brand consistency and voice
  • Keep up to date with SEO best practices
  • Use reporting tools to analyze website traffic and user’s engagement metrics
  • Help manage content distribution to social media and newsletter platforms to increase web traffic
  • Help maintain editorial calendar
  • Ensure compliance with law (e.g. copyright and data protection)
  • Stay up-to-date with developments and generate new ideas to draw audience’s attention

SUPERVISORY DUTIES

  • May supervise up to 3 entry-level employees, such as Associate or Junior Digital Editors
  • May be asked to help with training and directing as needed

MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Technical knowledge of HTML and web publishing
  • Knowledge of SEO and web traffic metrics
  • Familiarity with social media
  • Excellent writing skills in English
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • BS degree in Journalism, Marketing or relevant field
  • A passion for the hunting and/or shooting industries
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal guidance, and have enough discretion to resolve complex problems.

Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

  • Hands on experience with MS Office, a CMS (Content Management System), and photo editing software
  • Technical knowledge of HTML and web publishing
  • Knowledge of SEO and web traffic metrics
  • Familiarity with social media
  • Familiarity with shooting and producing digital video
  • Excellent writing skills in English
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • A passion for the shooting industry

Education or Formal Training:

  • BS degree in Journalism, Marketing or relevant field preferred

Experience:

  • Proven work experience of 5+ years as a Digital Editor or Digital Content Manager

Material and Equipment Used:

  • Microsoft Office
  • Content Management Systems such as Compass, WordPress, etc.
  • Photo editing software such as Adobe Photoshop

Working Environment/Physical Activities:

  • Monday – Friday 8:00am-4:00pm or 9:00am-5:00pm, but could vary
  • Office Environment

Outdoor Sportsman Group