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How to write an Online editing job description? What are the duties and responsibilities an Online editing professional? This job description template provides a sample that simplifies the process for the positions that you need to fill. 

When you are looking for an Online Editor to join our Marketing and Media Department. You should be a skilled writer having an eye for detail and a comprehension of the special prerequisites of web writing. As a Online Editor, you will be responsible for researching, planning, editing and writing our web content. Your primary objective will be to deliver high-quality and engaging web content that attracts the right audience. If you consider yourself a suitable match for this Online Content Editor work, then please apply for this position right away.
When you are recruiting new staff, a reusable job description model can be useful. Since it's a description of an open vacancy in your organization, a model can be easily tailored by adding specific requirements, responsibilities, job duties, and skills required by the person that will perform the role. This Online Editing Job Job Description has ways to grab its audience’s attention. It is drafted by HR professionals, intelligently structured and easy to navigate, and provides the major categories that you should include. For example:

Job title: emphasize the formal title of the position as a header.

Job purpose: a brief description of the overall goals and general nature of the position. This can be an overview of why the job exists and what the role is expected to accomplish. The job purpose is usually a summary and not more than four sentences long.

Reports to: specify the role/title of the position that the person that gets the job reports to.

Duties and responsibilities: list the primary job duties and responsibilities using headings and provide examples of core activities under each heading. 

  • Research, write, publish and manage high-quality content inventively.
  • Establish relationships with customers and colleagues to settle on new posts.
  • Work closely with the team members that are Web Designers and Developers.
  • Oversee visual layout of content including images, graphics, designs, videos, and artwork.
  • Edit, proofread and propose improvements to written composed content.
  • Work in a multidisciplinary group of Marketing Administrators and Photographers to enhance article presentation.
  • Ensure the content is up-to-date and adheres to SEO guidelines.
  • Utilize our Social Media pages for a better presence.
  • Comply with copyright and privacy regulations and controls.
  • Determine and track important KPIs.
  • Track and analyze website traffic to gauge prominence.
  • Stay informed with new trends in web technology.

Qualifications: provide the minimum qualifications required to perform the job successfully, for these categories:

  • Education;
  • Professional Certification;
  • Experience;
  • Specialized knowledge;
  • Skills;
  • Abilities;
  • Other qualities such as personal characteristics.

Often searched for Online Editing qualifications are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Mass Communications or similar relevant field.
  • Proven 3+ years of working experience as a Web Editor or a similar role in the Media Department.
  • Experience with Content Management Systems (e.g. WordPress, Weebly, Joomla, etc).
  • Excellent writing, editing, proofreading skills with a demonstrable portfolio of published work.
  • Experience with content creation software such as InDesign, Photoshop, etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of best SEO practices and tools.
  • Detail Oriented & Creative thinker.
  • Good organizational and time-management skills.
  • Excellent content editing skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • A critical thinker.
  • Excellent listening skills.

Working conditions: provide whether a person has to work in special circumstances, such as shift work, working outdoors, working with challenging clients, etc.

Physical requirements: describe whether the job is physically demanding, for example, lifting heavy objects on a regular basis, if standing for extended periods of time is needed or the job contains mostly repetitive tasks, or if traveling is demanding, lunch breaks are uncommon, and so forth.

Direct reports: specify by job title any positions to be supervised by the incumbent.

Approved by: specify who gives the authorization to approve the job description draft.

Date approved: the date upon which the job description was approved.

Reviewed: date the job description was last reviewed.

Contact details: include relevant contact details at the bottom of the job description.

Additional conditions: additionally, you might consider adding the following:

  • Opportunities occur to work on a self-employed, consultancy basis - usually on short-term contract work;
  • Describe any kind of training is provided during the onboarding procedure;
  • Alternative common names for the job title;
  • You may specify common daily equipment or tools used;
  • Possibility to work from home.

Ideally, a job description should be reviewed annually and updated as often as necessary. Having a ready-made sample job description will save you and your Human Resources or Recruitment Department time, cost, and effort! For that reason, download this sample job description now in order to find and recruit the right candidate for your vacancy or check out other job description samples here.

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