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Associate Editor

We’re looking for a dynamic individual who can oversee our blogging network and entire social media (Facebook, Twitter & Pinte
rest) on our site as a part-time Associate Editor.

Psych Central is the Internet’s leading mental health network. We need someone who can help oversee our social media, blog networ
k and manage these responsibilities on a daily basis.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Being responsible for overseeing Psych Central’s blogging efforts, suggesting improvements in the network, managing existing
    bloggers, improving communication amongst the group

  • Conducting outreach with current bloggers, touching base with them regularly
  • Moderating all blogs’ comments for blogs who don’t manage their own comments
  • Helping with end users’ and bloggers’ technical issues/troubleshooting posting to a blog (e.g., insert an image, fix formatti
    ng issues, un-spam a comment)

  • Identify and engage guest bloggers, as well as vet submissions
  • Post social media updates on our 3 social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter & Pinterest) 2-3 times/day
  • Answer questions from end users on social media as they arise
  • Coordinate and host occasional chats on Facebook and Twitter

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • College degree or actively working toward one
  • Experience using WordPress versions 3.x and higher
  • Experience with either personal or corporate blog publishing
  • Familiarity with HooteSuite

KEY ABILITIES/SKILLS:

  • Must be computer literate and Internet/search engine (SEO) savvy
  • Must be personable and have the ability to help walk people through steps to help them blog successfully
  • Basic HTML understanding and skillset (fixing simple HTML problems in WordPress)
  • Understanding of various social media sites including Facebook & Twitter
  • Excellent proofreading and editing skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Assist management in identifying opportunities based on new developments in the mental health & psychology blogosphere
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

This is a part-time, independent contractor position of between 25 to 30 hours/week.

The ideal candidate understands that this is a great position for someone who has a flexible schedule and can work reliably on a
daily basis.

You should be self-managing, responsible, and be someone that can work largely on your own with minimal direction and supervision
.

This is a work-at-home position only. You must be a U.S. resident to apply.

How To Apply

Sorry, this position is now closed. Thank you for your interest.

Psych Central is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Associate Editor