Contract Senior Content Editor


Job Location: Venice, CA, or Bellevue, WA

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System1 is looking for a talented and experienced digital content professional to help drive the content roadmap for our many sites. This is a contract role with the potential to move into a full-time position. We are a fast-growing and profitable company looking to scale our internal technology to keep pace with the business. The ideal person is highly motivated, accustomed to a fast-paced environment, and has a strong understanding of evolving business needs. This role will report directly to the Director of Content Management and will work with a team that takes pride in its cutting edge understanding of all things content, content distribution strategy, site management, monetization, and content marketing.


  • Oversee strategy for our websites, including the editorial calendar and site programming.
  • Develop and maintain high standards for content quality, including regular content reviews, managing guidelines, adjusting voice documents for various audiences, and working with prestigious content creators.
  • Manage organic content marketing and distribution strategies including email marketing, social media marketing, SEO, and more.
  • Manage the larger editorial strategy, including seasonal and trending content, visual components, influencer campaigns, publishing partnerships, and content area experts.


  • Minimum 5 years experience in digital media either as an editor, journalist or content strategist
  • Exceptionally skilled in communication, as well as writing, editing and grammatical skills
  • Experience in developing and managing content strategies
  • Excellent knowledge/understanding of various content production and distribution and data analysis platforms
  • Proficiency in Excel and Google Sheets
  • Strong understanding of how to craft content to achieve several content KPIs — from compelling headline copy to best-in-class photography
  • Solid understanding of major content distribution networks, including but not limited to Facebook, Outbrain, Taboola, and Snapchat

What We Have To Offer

  • Free Uber/Lyft to and from work ( Venice) Paid Parking or an ORCA Card ( Bellevue)
  • Collegial and collaborative team with highly intelligent and motivated coworkers
  • Cross-team lunches and demos to foster learning
  • Daily catered meals and fully stocked kitchen
  • Bi-weekly happy hour at various bars, restaurants, and venues across Los Angeles
  • Bi-weekly onsite happy hour
  • Weekly fitness class with private trainer: high intensity training, yoga, beach volleyball, beach soccer, ultimate frisbee
  • Company parties and outings: Skyzone indoor skydiving, Medieval Times, Karaoke, etc.
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