Blog Editor

Magoosh

(Berkeley, California)
Part Time Virtual (Remote)
Job Posting Details
About Magoosh
Magoosh started in 2009 with four co-founders and a few computers. Today, our team is growing fast and our products are used all over the world in more than 180 countries. Millions have studied with us, downloaded our apps, read our blogs, and watched our videos. Every day we work with thousands of students to help them get the scores they need to get into the schools they want.
Summary
Magoosh is seeking a part-time, remote Blog Editor to help us achieve our mission of bringing enjoyable, effective, and affordable online education to the world. We’ve turned test prep from a necessary evil into an enjoyable experience at an affordable price. We’re looking for a team player with a passion for making a difference and leveling the education playing field. Our team is super stoked about helping students achieve their academic dreams, and we live our company values every day. This is not your ordinary editing job! We are looking for a blog editor with an eye for detail, a taste for tone, a strong sense of SEO, and the ability to whip blog content into quality publishing shape. You will be in charge of reviewing, editing, formatting, and posting content across multiple blogs. You’ll add visual elements to blog posts, help contributors adhere to the Magoosh style guide, review and edit guest posts, and more!
Responsibilities
* Edit, format, and publish blog posts written by our team of 25+ bloggers across 15+ blogs using Wordpress * Ensure that content adheres to Magoosh style and tone * Source, create, and add visual elements to blog posts using Photoshop and/or Canva or similar * Ensure accuracy and efficacy of the advice we give students * Ensure new posts are effectively optimized for search engine results (SEO) * Post to social media accounts (Facebook and Twitter)
Ideal Candidate
**You** * Are a skilled copy editor with strong attention to detail * Have outstanding writing skills—are a grammar maven with a clear, friendly writing style * Are passionate about editing, writing, and education * Have experience using WordPress and familiarity with WordPress plugins * Know your way around basic HTML and CSS * Have some design chops and can use Adobe Photoshop, Canva, or similar * Understand SEO best practices and what it takes to get a post to rank * Are always “plugged in” and very responsive online * Have a BA or BS * Have at least 2 years experience as a copy editor, blog editor, or similar * Can work a minimum of 15 hours per week (with the opportunity for more) **Extra credit if you..** * Have written for blogs before or have your own blog * Are already familiar with Yoast * Have familiarity with Adobe Suite * Have taught or tutored for standardized tests
Compensation and Working Conditions
Hourly Pay $30 and up

Working Conditions

15 hours per week

Berkeley, California
Skills Desired
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  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • CSS
  • Design
  • Formatting
  • HTML
  • Posting
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Shape
  • Twitter
  • WordPress
  • Blogs
  • Facebook
  • Publishing
  • Social Media
  • Style Guide
  • Editing

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