Virtuoso Ltd
  • 22-Sep-2021 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • Full Time

Virtuoso is the leading global travel agency network specializing in luxury and experiential travel. We bring together 20,000 of the world's most sought-after travel advisors and more than 2,000 elite travel companies, from five-star hotel groups and renowned cruise lines to boutique properties and high-end adventure travel outfitters around the world. Whether in the pages of Virtuoso Life magazine, on Virtuoso.com, in e-mail newsletters, or across social media, our goal is to inspire people to travel Virtuoso-style, with the help of a Virtuoso travel advisor and Virtuoso-preferred partners.

Position Summary: The Assistant Editor is responsible for managing, writing, and editing engaging and informative sponsored editorial content about luxury travel in Virtuoso's print and digital channels, including publications, catalogs, website, email, and social media. The Assistant Editor's role is to produce inspiring content that supports Virtuoso's positioning as the leading source for luxury travel globally.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Work with global travel partners to develop and produce engaging, editorially driven sponsored content for print and digital channels.
  2. Oversee sponsored content projects from start to finish, including developing, writing, editing, and producing content, securing all images and necessary approvals, and uploading final content for appropriate channel.
  3. Edit partner-provided content to match Virtuoso's editorial tone and style.
  4. Enter digital content into CMS tool, social media platform, and/or My Marketing platform, ensuring that all tags, captions, and files are correct, optimized for SEO, and ready to deploy.
  5. Assist with sponsored content for other Virtuoso marketing initiatives, assigning, writing, editing, and processing files for use in various outlets, from print catalogs to emails and other digital channels. Handle other sponsored content and marketing projects as assigned.
  6. Upload sponsored social media posts across digital channels.
  7. Brainstorm, write, edit, and execute email and print content for Virtuoso Communities.
  8. Plan, repurpose, and edit content for monthly Travel Catalogs.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications, or a related field
  • 2-4 years of consumer publishing experience in both print and digital channels

Skills, Abilities, Experience

  • Motivated, creative thinker who can develop clever ways to present and package content
  • Strong creative writing skills
  • Advanced editing skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and CS InDesign layout program
  • Experience using CMS tool/s
  • Experience using social media platforms and SEO optimization and best practices
  • Strong project-management skills, with an ability to multitask, prioritize, and problem solve in a deadline-driven environment
  • Forward thinking, curious, and creative
  • Aware of current marketplace trends
  • Able to collect and analyze information, problem solve, and make decisions
  • Strong collaboration skills in inspiring the win-win-win
  • Able to work independently

Travel Requirements

  • Infrequent travel may be required to attend company events (1-3 trips per year)
  • Travel will be primarily domestic but may include some international

Type & Nature of Contacts

  • Internal: Key job contacts are primarily with managers outside of the job's immediate work unit/department.
  • External: Frequent and regular contact with Virtuoso partners, advisors, and public relations representatives.

Physical/Mental Demands

  • This position will experience irregular work hours during conferences such as Virtuoso Travel Week.
  • This position will be required to travel for planning meetings and story assignments.

We offer a competitive salary and full benefits package, including medical/dental/vision/life, a company matched 401(k) savings plan, and more. Virtuoso is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to promoting a diverse workforce.

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