Digital Editor Job Description

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Digital Editor

Digital Editor responsibilities

  • Collaborating with staff to brainstorm content topics
  • Delegating assignments to in-house team members and freelancers
  • Supervising contributors to ensure deadlines are met

Digital Editor Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for a passionate digital editor to create an engaging web presence.

As a digital editor, you will be responsible for taking consumer-targeted web content from concept to publication by overseeing a diverse team of staff and freelance contributors.

Ultimately, you should be able to maintain quality and consistency across media types and web platforms and drive increased traffic and brand visibility.


  • Collaborate with staff to brainstorm content topics
  • Delegate assignments to in-house team members and freelancers
  • Supervise contributors to ensure deadlines are met
  • Check all pieces for accuracy and cohesiveness
  • Edit content using appropriate software
  • Improve content by adding music, sound, film or artwork
  • Ensure all published content meets quality standards
  • Monitor and report on web presence and traffic
  • Keep track of developments in digital technology


  • Proven work experience as a digital editor
  • Digital editing skills with an exceptional portfolio of published work
  • Solid experience with digital technology and editing software packages (e.g. Avid Media Composer, Lightworks, Premiere, After Effects or Final Cut Pro)
  • Familiarity with special effects, 3D and compositing
  • Creative mind
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills
  • BSc degree in digital editing, video production or related field

Digital Editor Job Description Examples

Digital Editor • Stephens College


Stephens College seeks a Digital Editor to join the Marketing and Communications department...

Responsibilities:• Manage Stephens College website CMS.• Identify needs and gaps in site content and navigation.• Work with all departments and stakeholders across campus to produce accurate, timely and engaging web content.• Proofread, fact-check and edit all content; ensure consis...

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Digital Editor • Upwork

Review and edit Desmos activities authored by the rest of the Digital Curriculum Team. Communicate standard methodologies out to the rest of the Digital Curriculum Team through messaging, meetings, and documentation. Coordinate with the Design Team...

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Digital Editor • Golden Peak Media: Creative Enthusiast Network

Digital Content Editor – Fine Art

Golden Peak Media’s mission is to help fine artists and crafting artisans by inspiring, educating and connecting them throughout their creative journey. Through newsletters, web communities, streaming workshops, on-demand classes, print publications, competitions and events, Golden Peak helps millions of people explore their passions and take their craft to th...

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Digital editor • McClatchy


The Kansas City Star seeks a part-time layout editor to work temporarily (approximately 26 weeks, with an extension possible) on our new Morning Sports Edition...

This editor will work closely with our sports editing team to select stories, plan the Morning Sports Edition and execute it on a regular basis.

This editor should plan to work up to five times a week (totaling 20-24 ho...

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