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This editor will create news content for Agriculture.com on weather, markets, livestock, and breaking news events. This role will also publish magazine stories on the web and publish contributors’ stories. This role also administers many of the daily tasks of Agriculture.com. This editor will also optimize our content for SEO and be the primary lead for our Desktop Alerts Program. This role will also be a backup to produce the Daily News email newsletter, a backup for social media posts, and perform other web tasks as needed.

Essential Job Functions

Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results

40%

  • Develops, writes and produces content in myriad forms, including stories, audio, video, and social media. 

20%

  • Assists with writing, optimizing, and promoting our content on social media and email newsletters for the SF, Agriculture.com brands.

20%

  • Creates Desktop Alerts for selected news stories to build our repeat audience and traffic. 

10%

  • Optimizes web stories for SEO to raise our Google search rankings.

10%

  • Produces stories (primarily adapted web stories) for Successful Farming magazine.

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

Education:

  • Has a bachelor’s degree in journalism, ag communications, or similar fields.
  • Prefer 2 years experience creating content with an agricultural focus.

Experience:

Some writing background is required. Some social media experience is helpful.  Some experience using a content management system is preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

An agricultural background or experience is preferred. Use of Web analytics tools is helpful.

% Travel Required (Approximate): 20%

It is the policy of Meredith to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Meredith will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Accommodation requests can be made by emailing Meredith.Human.Resources@meredith.com.

Meredith requires employees entering its workplaces or performing work offsite to verify and provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. This is a condition of employment unless an applicant is eligible, under applicable law, for a medical or religious accommodation, or as otherwise required under applicable law.

Meredith participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees

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