Reference number gomw-395

Employer Motor1.com

Location Detroit, USA
Job type Full time

Motor1.com, a Motorsport Network company, is looking for a Senior Editor candidate to join its editorial team in Detroit. A perfect candidate will combine killer writing chops with composure on camera, and possess an authoritative grasp of the news, people, and technologies that make cars so damn interesting. The senior editor will be expected to add meaningfully to daily/weekly story and feature pitch meetings – persons bereft of interesting ideas should stop reading, here.

Responsibilities:

  • Create, edit, and produce new car review content
  • Develop deeper news stories through interview, analysis, and/or research
  • Script and host video segments
  • Attend new car launch events, auto shows, and other news-making industry events
  • Source and assign stories to the news writing team
  • Pitch and execute new story types, features, video segments, and pieces of social media

Desired Characteristics / Skills:

  • Sound writing and editing skills
  • Familiarity with the tools of digital publishing: content management systems, photo and gallery tools, video publishing
  • High level of comfort and aptitude in creating content for social media channels
  • Highly organized and deadline driven
  • Must be comfortable with frequent travel
  • Must be able to drive a vehicle with a manual transmission

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in automotive media (digital a plus)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, English, or equivalent work experience in a publishing environment
  • Clean driving record and valid licence

Must be willing to work from Motor1's Detroit editorial offices – no remote candidates, please.

Required experience:

  • Editing: 5 years
  • Automotive media: 5 years

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