Lifestyle Editor

The Richmond Free Press is seeking a creative editor with a passion for all aspects of lifestyle. Whether your passion is in fashion, hair & skin beauty, or health & wellness, this position allows you to express your enthusiasm in the category. The lifestyle editor will report to the editor-in-chief and be responsible for developing, producing, and managing editorial content under the lifestyle category.

Job Responsibilities:

Previously named “Lifestyle & Entertainment”, the Lifestyle category is a relatively new one. When chosen for the position, the Lifestyle editor will be responsible for developing the structure and standards for the category. Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Come to each meeting with 2-3 story pitches to assign to contributors
  • Edit, revise, and proofread lifestyle-related submissions before publication
  • Supervising all sub-categories of lifestyle (fashion, beauty, health & wellness etc.)

Qualifications:

  • Passionate about lifestyle
  • A keen editorial eye; able to seek out basic grammatical, spelling, and punctual errors
  • Creative copywriter
  • Understanding of content that is original and appropriate to the standards of the publication

To apply for this position, please send an email addressed to Raghad Tmumen at richmondfreepress@gmail.com with the subject line “Lifestyle Editor Application”, and a short cover letter including:

  1. An introduction of yourself (major, year in university, hometown/country etc.)
  2. Why you want this position
  3. What is your favourite aspect of lifestyle writing
  4. 2-3 potential story ideas to bring to the next meeting
  5. Brief samples of your writing, if you have any