Associate Editor, Texas

Content: EditorialFull TimeTexas, TX

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Who We Are:


At Narcity, we’re building the future of local media, and we want you to be a part of our Global Neighbourhood. Narcity Media is a digital-only media publisher that owns and operates Narcity.com and MTLBlog.com. Our staff and network of world-class creators interact with millions of Millennials and Gen Zs monthly through our websites, social channels, mobile apps, syndication partners and email subscriptions.


Our audience is interested in the global, the national, the local and the hyper-local — simultaneously. That is why our teams of writers, editors and content creators across our four editions keep our audience informed on all topics, from breaking news to trending content from across the internet, as well as the best travel spots to add to your bucket list and local restaurants to eat at. Readers can come to Narcity to find out where to go for dinner and discover the biggest stories of the day to talk about over their meal.


Your Team:


Narcity Media’s rapidly expanding Editorial team is made up of energetic multi-platform content creators who know how to engage with Gen Z and Millennial readers, helping them discover the undiscovered by highlighting the most interesting news, places, people and ideas in their cities and beyond.


Your Mission:


Narcity Media is looking for a motivated and experienced Associate Editor to join our Narcity USA editorial team. The Associate Editor will play a pivotal role in our daily operations by breaking exclusive stories relevant to readers in the state of Texas, both independently and working alongside other writers and editors.


We are seeking a storyteller who loves the state of Texas and believes it’s the most interesting place in the world. They are excited about covering everything from local politics to real estate to restaurants — whatever is happening in Texas’ biggest cities. The right person should have a strong network of sources and a knack for finding unique local angles. This person should have a record of breaking exclusive stories and be passionate about writing, creating content across multiple platforms, and mentoring young and enthusiastic content creators.


Your Responsibilities:


1.Strengthen the Editorial team’s KPIs and Objectives

  • Meeting deadlines and assignments set by the manager
  • Analyzing data and analytics, and seeking to increase reader engagement and grow Narcity’s audience
  • Meeting or exceeding both team and personal traffic objectives through the creation of engaging articles
  • Building a deep knowledge of what is happening and trending in Texas
  • Building a strong network of sources and a knack for finding unique angles
  • Working with writers and other editors to break news, brainstorm impactful evergreen content, and spearhead exclusive interviews
  • Acting as an ambassador for the Narcity brand in the United States
  • Maintaining a positive and flexible attitude as the company continues to evolve and expand its mission
  • Representing Narcity Media’s values online and offline during terms of employment

2. Hiring, Coaching and Leading Writers

  • Leading a team of writers in the creation of timely, daily content
  • Researching, assigning, editing, and writing articles, and producing content for all Narcity platforms including TikTok, Instagram, and YouTube
  • Assisting in the recruitment, training, and management of content creators

3. Being an Expert in Tone & Editing

  • Ensuring all information is properly cited and factually accurate
  • Setting the voice and tone for Narcity in Texas, staying on top of current events and building a network of local sources
  • Respecting brand and quality guidelines set by Narcity Media for all content
  • Creating compelling packaging in the Narcity voice

Your Qualifications:

  • Exceptional verbal and written English skills
  • 1-3 years of professional editing experience at a digital news publisher
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, or a related field is preferred but not essential
  • A passion for a mix of research, data & analytics, local news, and management
  • An obsession with tight deadlines and team brainstorming
  • The ability to spot catchy, unique angles while staying true to the Narcity voice
  • Deep knowledge of what is happening and trending in Dallas
  • Experience creating content for social media platforms including TikTok, Instagram, YouTube and Snapchat is a plus
  • Availability to work a flexible full-time schedule with occasional weekend and evening work

Your skills:

  • Flexibility/adaptability: Adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Copes effectively with complexity and change.
  • Attention to detail: Does not let important details slip through the cracks or derail a project.
  • Strategic Thinking/ Visioning: Able to see and communicate the big picture in an inspiring way. Determines opportunities and threats through a comprehensive analysis of current and future trends.
  • Enthusiasm: Exhibits passion and excitement over work. Has a can-do attitude.

Position Type & Salary Range:


This is a permanent remote position open to candidates based in the state of Texas. Additionally, the Associate Editor must be able to work closely with writers across North America. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.


$45,000 - $53,000 USD


Your Perks:

We are committed to offering our employees the best employee experience through the following benefits:

  • Flexible schedule and time off policy
  • 1 extra week - Company-wide end of the year paid time off
  • Permanent remote work policy and 1x $500 for office upgrades
  • Annual wellness fund
  • On-demand mental and physical well-being platform with over 250 live classes per week
  • Monthly phone and internet stipend
  • Basic insurance coverage
  • Bi-annual market-based salary adjustments

Equal Access and Opportunity Commitment:


Narcity Media is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage our people to grow and thrive by being their true selves. We are committed to removing systemic barriers in the workplace and building a company that reflects the community that we serve at every level. We are devoted to building a company that is part of the solution and not the problem.


The same goes for our applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at Narcity Media regardless of age, national origin, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, socioeconomic status, or marital status.

If you need any accommodations at any stage of the recruitment or onboarding process, please contact us at people@narcitymedia.com


If this resonates with who you are, take the first step and apply now — we can’t wait to talk with you!


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