Greatist jobs

Associate Editor, Digital

Greatist is growing and we’re looking for a sharp, super motivated associate editor to join our awesome creative team. The ideal candidate should be obsessed with being the first to know about all the latest health and fitness news and trends — and love sharing them with their social network. At least 2 years of experience in digital media required.

Other qualities include:

  • Passionate about heath and fitness and excited about the opportunity to change the way people think about it
  • Crazy curious around how content, multimedia, social, and journalism is changing (e.g. not just knows what GIFs are, but has actually tried to make them)
  • Extremely organized and able to work well in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
  • Experience working in a CMS and at least a basic understanding of html
  • Experience w/ Photoshop big plus

Responsibilities may include:

  • Write, assign, edit, and publish both features and quick-turn posts about the latest news and research on health and wellness
  • Work in tandem with editorial director and other members of the Greatist team to ensure all news and feature stories are in daily harmony and being promoted in the right places
  • Continue to hone and optimize Greatist’s approach to news and trending topics in a way that nurtures and supports the brand’s vision.
  • Research and reporting to support the creation of awesome interactive tools

Community Manager

Greatist is looking for an amazing community manager who'll be interacting with over 500K greatists each day. We're looking for someone who's sharp, super friendly, and extremely organized. 2-3 year experience in community management required.

Greatist was recently named one of the 15 Best Startups to Work For in America (Business Insider, VentureBeat) — and we want you to help share what makes us so special with our awesome community.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Managing all social media platforms and assisting with overall strategy
  • Managing email newsletter and developing current strategy
  • Bringing Greatist culture to life through social media
  • Providing kick-ass customer service to our awesome users
  • Experience in event planning a plus.

Senior Editor, Digital

Greatist is looking for an unstoppable idea generator who knows how to create and package extremely high-quality digital content like a pro. Our full-time, in-house senior editor will be able to juggle multiple projects and deadlines and edit copy at a fast pace while maintaining the Greatist quality and voice. Must be passionate about health and fitness and crazy excited about the opportunity to help people change the way they think about it. At least 4-5 years of experience in digital media required.

Other qualities include:

  • Experience seeing large multimedia packages through from conception to execution, managing the variety of moving parts and clearly communicating timeline and deadlines to key people
  • Ability to brainstorm, assign, and line edit high-quality content at a fast pace
  • Experience working with social media, SEO strategies, and analytics (and loves making decisions and assumptions based on diving deep into the data)
  • Crazy curious around how content, multimedia, social, and journalism is changing (e.g. not just knows what GIFs are, but has actually tried to make them)
  • Extremely organized and awesome worth ethic
  • Experience working with research and effectively communicating complicated topics in a simple, relatable way
  • Experience working in a CMS and at least a basic understanding of html
  • Experience w/ Photoshop big plus
  • Experience w/ some light development (at least familiarity with) a big plus

Responsibilities may include:

  • Assign, edit, and publish features on health, food, and fitness topics
  • Collaborate with editorial director to keep publishing schedule for stories and larger multimedia projects on track
  • Help shape our content strategy with a creative and data-driven approach

Lead Drupal Engineer

Greatist is seeking an experienced Drupal developer who is excited about helping build new media products, modules, and scalable architectures. We’re on a mission to change how people think and talk about their health, fitness, and happiness and we need someone that can help make this journey a seamless, responsive, and efficient one. Our site is the most respected destination for health, fitness, and wellness information on the Internet (reaching over four million monthly visitors) and we are looking to deepen this trust with beautifully innovative and interactive content supported by the fastest and most scalable backend in the industry. Greatist was recently named one of the 15 Best Startups to Work For in America (Business Insider, VentureBeat) — and we want you to help continue that culture.

This job is based in our NYC office and offers a competitive compensation with potential stock options.

Qualifications:

  • You love PHP and have at least 3 years of Drupal programming experience. You have real-world experience shipping code and you want your work to be used by over 4 million people every month.
  • You have built Drupal sites and have been involved in maintaining or building Drupal modules and/or themes.
  • You are talented in MySQL database design and writing MySQL efficient queries.
  • You dream about building high-uptime scalable architecture.
  • You have some Javascript, HTML, and CSS hacking chops and are willing to learn more about front-end development and design from our two other talented developers.

Responsibilities:
You’ll be responsible for creating innovative and interactive interfaces that bring content, data, and design to life. You will work on your own projects or in tandem with our front-end developers in an incredibly supportive environment as you build and maintain new backend features and optimizations. We are a small team that deploys new features quickly, but we know when to slow down and make sure we’ve got it right. Given our size, everyone has massive responsibilities and high visibility in the company. We’re looking for people who work well in teams (and don’t need micromanagement), generate their own ideas for products, features or enhancements, and are overwhelmingly curious and dedicated to learning.

Pluses:

  • Experience with front-end development.
  • Experience developing mobile-first products or building mobile-optimized websites maintained in parallel.
  • Experience with front-end templating syntaxes like mustache/handlebar.

Interested? (Yes.) Visit our careers page to apply!

About Greatist:
Greatist is a health and wellness media startup on a mission to make better choices easier for everyone. Launched in 2011, it's now the fastest-growing site in the health space with more than 4 million uniques every month. It's becoming the first truly trusted healthy living brand and business. This is a paid, full-time position at Greatist HQ in Manhattan with a competitive salary. Greatist also provides gym memberships, daily lunch fixins’, and healthy snacks along with enormously flexible work hours, an open vacation policy, monthly metro reimbursement and awesome weekly health and fitness team activities (not to mention happy hours). We were even recently named one of The 15 Best Startups to Work For in America!

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