Blog Editor,, Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation

Posted by on January 14, 2013

Blog Editor,, Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation
Position: Full-Time
Education: Bachelor’s degree required
Experience: 2 – 3 years

The Blog Editor is charged with managing, editing and publishing content on that strengthens the website’s position as an authority on everything fun and exciting happening in Philadelphia. The Blog Editor is responsible for the content development process from inception to completion, ensuring that the final product is as broadly appealing and engaging as possible, while supporting the overall goals of GPTMC. This position reports to the Vice President of Internet Strategy & Development.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Blog Content Management

Fulfill daily quota of blog posts, emphasizing engaging content with broad appeal, while making deadlines for time-sensitive posts.

  • Gather, organize, format, edit and publish daily content.
  • Write additional blog posts daily about news/events that come in that day.
  • Thoroughly copy-edit all posts on Uwishunu, including posts by internal contributors.
  • Adhere to high quality standard for the visuals used on the blog, in posts and elsewhere.

Maintain and execute a monthly content schedule, broken down by day, via an online collaborative writeboard. This schedule will be used and populated by internal contributors as well.

  • Curate the blog’s content to be timely, informative and compelling.
  • Monitor traffic to Uwishunu on a daily basis and utilize website analytics to inform content strategy.
  • Communicate with external PR contacts and receive content pitches for blog posts.
  • Maintain and update the Uwishunu Events Calendar.

Manage the content production of multiple website contributors, including external freelance contributors.

  • Manage the work and content production of one or more Uwishunu interns.
  • Delegate assignments to contributors based on GPTMC’s current campaigns, initiatives, promotions, etc.
  • Receive, process and manage complete invoice process for freelance contributors, ensuring the blog stays within budget.

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