Who What Wear is seeking a full-time Beauty Director to lead the beauty coverage across the WWW Beauty website. From conceptualizing and writing daily trend stories to booking and overseeing photo and video shoots, the Beauty Director will own the beauty vertical and its resources.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: • Conceive, report, and write all daily beauty content for site, including trend reports, slideshows, video text, and advertising copy • Book, coordinate, and oversee photo and video shoots along with photo editor • Top edit all beauty content written by other staff members and freelancers
JOB QUALIFICATIONS • Must have an exceptional body of work that demonstrates an authoritative voice in the beauty space • Must have 5-10 years of experience as a senior level editor in print and digital (some digital experience is a must) • Must have a comprehensive knowledge of all beauty brands, from drugstore to luxury lines • Must have extremely strong brand-direct relationships as well as beauty PR contacts • Must have strong relationships with top makeup artists, hair stylists, dermatologists, estheticians, manicurists, and other beauty experts • Must have a strong knowledge of beauty and fashion trends • Must be familiar and comfortable with basic HTML and CMS • Must be creative, innovative, and able to pitch trends pages and story ideas weekly • Must be a self-starter who possesses the ability to create original content/concepts with little direction • Must have the ability to work calmly under pressure, and meet tight, daily deadlines with a strong sense of accountability • Must have an entrepreneurial mindset and be willing to roll up his/her sleeves to get the job done • Must be able to take direction and constructive critiques well and collaborate as needed • Must have the ability to reference celebrity culture while communicating/pitching trend ideas • Must be Familiar with Who What Wear’s voice and style
COMPENSATION This is a full-time salaried position with benefits, located in Los Angeles. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMISSION If interested please send your resume along with a cover letter with three examples of your work to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may send links to online work and/or submit PDFs of print articles. The subject line of the email must read: “RESUME: Beauty Director” Please follow these instructions carefully in order to be considered.
Due to the great number of resumes we receive, regrettably, we are unable to respond individually to each person interested in a position at Who What Wear, or answer inquiries regarding the status of a particular resume. If there is interest in interviewing you for an available position within our company, a representative from Who What Wear will contact you in the near future.
ABOUT WHO WHAT WEAR Who What Wear is the definitive online authority for trend-setting fashionistas and their followers, between the ages of 18-40. This multi-media brand has quickly become the essential resource among women everywhere with its inclusive voice and approachable take on fashion, celebrity and style.
Who What Wear reaches its audience through it's online magazine and a daily email newsletter covering the latest in celebrity fashion, runway trends and beauty secrets. The WWW content also includes online video and books - Who What Wear TV was the #1 downloaded podcast on iTunes within the fashion vertical during its entire 4 season run. In addition, the brand has released two popular books, Who What Wear: Celebrity and Runaway Style for Real Life, and What to Wear, Where. Who What Wear was launched by two former ELLE Magazine editors in 2006 and is located in Los Angeles.