HBO.com seeks a Senior Editor to generate editorial ideas (written, interactive and video), write and edit copy and help maintain an entertaining consumer-facing voice across several digital platforms . The successful candidate will be one part copy writer, one part entertainment journalist and one part managing editor. We’re looking for someone who can come up with fresh ideas about what kind of content can help extend interest in a show, but also has the pop-culture handles to take an ordinary idea and make it great.
• Reading scripts and create beat sheets
• Conducting interviews
• Editing team members’ copy for style and consistency
• Re-imagining existing interviews
• Writing headlines and display type
• Managing homepage editor
• Working with outside writers and vendors
• Working with internal constituents to prepare for video shoots
• Writing and editing core content – blogs, episode guides, cast & crew info
• Writing celebrity, humor and behind-the-scenes features
• Working with Editorial Director to plan and assign content
Six or more years of entertainment writing and editing experience. Rock-solid editing and writing skills. Enthusiasm for and knowledge of TV and entertainment. Comfort with online publishing, technology and a fast-changing environment is essential. Sense of humor (especially translated into writing) is a huge plus. Self-starters only. Bachelor’s degree, preferably in English, Communications, Journalism or related.
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America's most successful premium television company, Home Box Office delivers two 24-hour pay television services—HBO®and Cinemax®. HBO continues to take advantage of the latest technological innovations with advancements that include the availability of HBO programming online though HBO GOSM and MAX GOSM, as well as HBO On Demand® and Cinemax On Demand® in HD. Just as HBO is a company noted for its commitment to excellence in the products and services it delivers to consumers, it makes the extra effort to create a work environment in which fairness, equity, trust, and individual responsibility are valued. HBO is committed to retaining and recruiting skilled and motivated employees, placing a priority on qualified team players who contribute to the diversity of their workforce. HBO offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, flexible spending, a commuter benefit program and tuition reimbursement.
HBO is an equal employment opportunity employer. HBO does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. HBO also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.
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