Features Editor
Part-time, location flexible

As a Features Editor you will work with DPReview’s Managing Editor to plan, coordinate and publish feature-length articles (500-2000 words) across a range of topics for DPReview.com. Working with a team of freelance writers and content creators you will commission articles, coordinate with freelancers throughout the writing process, and ensure that articles are on topic, well written and meet the high standards of DPReview. You will also have opportunities to publish your own original articles on DPReview.

Primary responsibilities

  • Work with the managing editor to determine content mix and publication timelines for freelancer content
  • Commission articles from freelance writers or other content producers
  • Evaluate pitches from freelancer writers and creators
  • Provide guidance to freelancers to format, organize and style content for maximum effectiveness
  • Ensure that articles are on topic, well written and informative
  • Track progress of articles from inception to publication
  • Write engaging headlines and ledes
  • Edit articles to meet DPReview’s publication standards
  • Evaluate and recruit additional freelance writers to cover areas of expansion content

Skills and qualifications

  • Experience as an editor or writer at an established publication or media channel
  • Experience working with freelancers or contractors, particularly writers
  • Experience commissioning, managing and editing articles
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Background in photography, videography, or related arts and sciences
  • Have a good sense of storytelling and the ability to help other writers achieve the same
  • Experience working with a content management system

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