BroadwayWorld.com, the largest theater site on the net with headquarters in New York City, is currently seeking a new Editor to manage our ever-growing Newsdesk from the hours of 4pm - 11pm Eastern Standard (1pm - 8pm PST). West coast candidates preferred. Looking for industry enthusiasts who bring a basic knowledge of theater current events to the table, and who are interested in growing with the team. Must be able to commit to the stated hours Monday through Friday.
Responsibilities include overwriting and publishing all press releases in our central inbox, drafting original stories from news tips/briefings, managing photo and video columns, and handling correspondence with press reps around the world.
Applicants must be able to write quickly and accurately, possess a strong command for the English language, share a knowledge and passion for the theater, and be able to work independently. This position is remote and requires you to have secure access to a computer and high speed internet only. Access to New York is not required.
Compensation: Hourly commensurate with experience.
To apply, please submit a resume and two journalistic writing samples to Jessica Lewis at email@example.com.
BroadwayWorld covers theater and live arts in over 130 markets worldwide.
BroadwayWorld, the largest theatre site on the net, covering Broadway and beyond in 100 US cities and 35 countries worldwide, attracts over three million monthly visitors. We deliver complete up-to-the-minute Broadway, off-Broadway, and regional theatre news, in-depth interviews, photo coverage, video features, lively message boards, ticket discounts, reviews, and more. Further distinguishing BroadwayWorld as the market leader is our innovative, groundbreaking use of mobile, and online social media that connects consumers with live theatre more intimately, and effectively than ever before. This includes TwitterWatch, where we host tweets from hundreds of stage stars, professionals, and productions, special guest blogs, and the first theatre application for iPhone, BlackBerry, and Droid where fans on the go can watch videos, check out reviews, the latest news, and purchase tickets.