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DATE ADDED: Wed 19/09/2018

Editorial Assistant

Pittsburgh, USA
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COMPANY: FITT

Job Description

Fitt is your local guide to health and fitness.

The Fitt network includes a location-based app, more than 25 city-specific websites, the Fitt Labs content studio, and the industry-focused Fitt Insider site.

We’re looking for a creative and organized content editor to join our growing team. Under the direction of our Editor-in-Chief, you’ll assist in the creation and outward promotion of purpose-driven content while passionately upholding and growing Fitt’s brand. You’ll work directly with the editorial team to help scale, manage, and support Fitt’s fast-growing content platform and contributor network.

General Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate confidence in own writing ability

  • Display command of the English language

  • Uphold close, almost annoyingly OCD, attention to detail

  • Possess personality, voice, and originality in writing

  • Demonstrate patience and creativity in critiquing and revising work

  • Embody a tireless drive and commitment to building an authentic brand

Responsibilities:

  • Help to manage day-to-day editorial operations

  • Assume role of editor for short-form and promotional content to deliver feedback, criticism, and content suggestions

  • Assign feature articles to local contributors across Fitt’s communities

  • Proofread

  • Identify and recruit viable candidates for contributing roles

  • Assist in the onboarding process of new contributors

  • Write factually accurate and engaging content

  • Be truly devoted to creating an invaluable resource that will be the only local health and fitness platform that matters

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Mastery of the Google Docs editing suite

  • 2-3 years in role of editing, proofreading, online content creation, or journalism

  • A sense of humor

  • Passion for and knowledge of the health and fitness industry

  • Working knowledge of WordPress or like platforms

  • Ease of communication and charisma

  • Organization

Company Description
Fitt is your local guide to health and fitness.

The Fitt network includes a location-based app, more than 25 city-specific websites, the Fitt Labs content studio, and the industry-focused Fitt Insider site.

Based in Pittsburgh’s Lawrenceville neighborhood, our team includes talented content creators, marketers, designers, and engineers and joined by hundreds of local contributors, creators, and influencers in the cities we cover. Together, we’re working hard to create the all-in-one platform for living a healthy lifestyle.


Role: Editorial Assistant
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Location: Pittsburgh,

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