red-tricycle

Red Tricycle is currently seeking an outstanding, engaging and enthusiastic editorial assistant to join our team in Sausalito, California. The editorial assistant will report directly to the Editorial Director and Managing Editor. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), be highly organized, totally in-tune with the digital media parenting space (what’s new, what’s cool, what’s so last year) and possess a keen desire to excel with and learn from a small team of hard-working, fun people who love what they do. This is a full-time, in-office position (sorry, no work from home).

Responsibilities:
— Under the Editorial Director and Managing Editor’s supervision, EA will proofread and copyedit local and national stories for consistency, readability, and brand style.

— Identify emerging trends and content opportunities. Pitch story ideas on a weekly basis.

— Proofread marketing & promo social media shout outs.

— Write content for the National, Bump + Baby, and Food editions.

— Write business profiles on behalf of our advertising team.

— Assist in all things editorial related, whether this means communicating with the City Editors and freelance writers, updating content, or perusing blogs to discover the coolest (and easiest) way to throw a Pirate-themed birthday party. The sky’s the limit.

Qualifications:
B.A. in English or Journalism
Familiarity with Red Tricycle editorial brand with ability to adopt writing to express RT style
Can easily whip up quality copy in no time flat aka you need to be impervious to writer’s block
Ability to edit copy & fact check in an online environment under deadline
Experience working at an online publication in an editorial capacity
Familiarity with parenting and digital media trends
Knowledge of WordPress

Email your resume, cover letter, and writing sample to Editor AT redtri.com for consideration.