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Careers / Positions Lonely Planet | Digital Destinations Editor

New York, NY
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Our goal is to listen, engage, and activate voices across Red Ventures to ensure that all identity groups and perspectives are represented in our work. Our aspiration is to have diverse teams at every level of the company, and we seek candidates who bring unique personal experiences, curiosity and an eagerness to embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion.

At a Glance

When is the best time to hike the Inca trail? How do you get around the Australian Outback? Where’s the best place to take in the music scene in Johannesburg?

Are you a curious, travel-obsessed, details-oriented editor interested in answering questions like those and helping fellow travellers of all experience levels connect with the world? Lonely Planet is in search of an editor to join its growing digital team with a focus on online destination guidance. 

What You'll Do

  • Writing and editing stories for LonelyPlanet.com
  • Partnering closely with our SEO team to ensure best practices
  • Assigning stories to freelance destination experts, and overseeing this content as its passes through editorial workflow to publication
  • Ensuring Lonely Planet’s brand values and voice are instilled in every piece of content published
  • Staying aware of the latest news for assigned destinations and connecting with local contributors to expand coverage topics
  • Building stories in our CMS
  • Working across teams (i.e. design, video, copyeditors, etc.) to bring stories to life
  • Collaborating with senior-level editors on large-scale editorial projects
  • Fact-checking and copyediting

What We're Looking For

  • Degree from a four-year college in journalism, media, or related fields
  • 2-4 years of experience in online media in an editorial role
  • Passion for and knowledge of travel; awareness of latest issues within industry
  • Excellent writing, reporting and communication skills; ability to strictly adhere to house style guides (knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style a plus)
  • Demonstrated ability to self-manage time to meet multi-stage deadlines for complex projects

Who We Are

Over the last twenty years, Red Ventures has built a portfolio of influential brands, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships that work together to connect millions of people with expert advice. Through premium content and personalized digital experiences, Red Ventures builds online journeys that make it easier for people to make important decisions about their homes, health, travel, finances, education and entertainment. Founded in 2000, Red Ventures has 3,000 employees in 10 cities across the US, as well as in the UK and Brazil. Red Ventures owns and operates several large digital brands including Healthline, The Points Guy, Bankrate, MYMOVE, and Allconnect.com. For more information, visit https://redventures.com and follow @RedVentures on social platforms.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program for full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, 401(k) plan and a paid parental leave program.

Red Ventures is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. Employment at Red Ventures is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications. 

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation where appropriate. Should you require a reasonable accommodation to apply or participate in the job application or interview process, please contact accommodation@redventures.com.

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Red Ventures is a portfolio of influential brands, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships. We’re made up of dozens of teams spanning multiple industries and geographies - all working together to help people make life’s most important decisions. Whether you’re looking for freedom to build new brands and businesses from the ground up, an opportunity to partner with brands who are already globally recognized, or a combination of both - this is a place where you can unlock substantial experience and even make entire career shifts, all within one organization.

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Covid 19 Vaccine Requirement: Unless otherwise prohibited by law, if a candidate is successful and a conditional job offer is made, the candidate then will be required to submit proof of a full vaccination series against COVID-19. Requests for reasonable accommodations on the basis of disability, pregnancy status, or religious belief will be considered on an individualized basis.

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