Editorial Coordinator

Santa Monica, CA | Freelance | Job ID #57519 |
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Our client, a Social Media Company, is seeking a freelance Editorial Coordinator to join their team for an assignment.


  • Provide administrative, operational, and creative support the editorial team
  • Work across editorial verticals (Entertainment, Lifestyle, News, Sports, and Community), helping to shape, manage, and program content
  • Collaborate with members of the wider Content team as well as those from other teams across the company
  • Organize the team’s efforts on a day-to-day basis
  • Maintain and own content tracking documents and programming calendars
  • Update and create scheduling documents for team of staff who work shifts
  • Provide executive support and manage scheduling for the head of the department
  • Support managers and the wider team
  • Help editorial and business leads maintain partnerships and keep up-to-date documentation
  • Coordinate and collaborate on cross-functional efforts
  • Contribute to creative brainstorms and strategic programming planning
  • Facilitate verbal and written communications between internal teams
  • Provide ad hoc support on a variety of projects, as they are assigned
  • Project manage internal initiatives and special projects


  • 2-4 years of experience in executive support, editorial, content development, and/or media-related company
  • Experience with managing schedules, tracking documents, expense reports, and data entry
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Obsessive interest in trends, news, entertainment and sport
  • Passion for digital media and knowledge of the current content landscape
  • A can-do attitude, no task is too small
  • Strong time management and organizational skills including planning and prioritizing
  • Adept at problem-solving and juggling multiple projects at once
  • Equally comfortable taking direction and taking the lead
  • Constantly curious and dedicated to details
  • Polished communication skills and experience working cross-functionally
  • Possess the adaptability, resilience and patience to thrive in a dynamic, quick-paced environment
  • Willingness to work outside of business hours as needed
  • Familiarity working with Content Management Systems, G Suite, Plan Day, and Salesforce
  • Discretion and good judgement when dealing with sensitive issues

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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