Assistant Editor
LivingSocial - London

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Are you a savvy writer/editor looking to depart the world of newspapers and magazines? LivingSocial, the hottest new form of social commerce and online marketing, is hiring an assistant editor to help with the content creation process for our daily deals. We love evocative writing and word play (clever turns of phrase tickle us pink!), and think the most exciting stuff to read online is full of energy, creativity, and wit. Agree? Then keep reading:

Job Responsibilities:
Edit copy for our daily deals;

Source freelance copywriters; assign and manage them to ensure consistency and style;
Write up to five snazzy deal descriptions each day;
Proofread, proofread, proofread (!!!) everything from daily deals to marketing collateral;

Coordinate with our operations team to ensure timely and quality deliverables;

Help shape LivingSocial’s unique voice and product;

Wear a variety of hats when needed to help us create one heck of a dynamic product.

Requirements :
1-4 years editorial experience at a magazine or newspaper, preferably at a daily where intense deadlines ruled your life;
Solid clips to show your editorial prowess;
A deft editorial eye, i.e. the ability to make bad writing dazzle;
Clever sense of humor;
The ability to act and adapt quickly;
Mad attention to detail and an uncanny ability to multitask;
A born communicator, on and off the page;
A strong desire to be a part of something new, exciting, and super fast-paced.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the United Kingdom

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