Saturday, December 18, 2010

Jobs at Lei Chic

Interested in working for Hawaii's coolest fashion and lifestyle website? We are hiring for the following positions:

Associate Editor
Posted on: Dec. 3, 2010

PacificBasin Communications is seeking an Associate Editor to work on our daily fashion and shopping website, Lei Chic. We seek a high-energy, multi-faceted marketing/publishing professional who can deftly balance web publishing/marketing with journalism. With a daily newsletter, active social networks and a bi-weekly TV segment, the Associate Editor will function as part fashionista, part journalist, part expert web marketer.

Submit Resume/Letter of Interest to: Alyson Helwagen, Publisher,

Duties include but are not limited to:
* Generate story ideas, research and write daily articles for Lei Chic
* Recruit, train, assign and manage freelance writers, as needed.
* Use Dreamweaver and Photoshop software, and web interface to update website and code newsletters
* Collaborate with art director and photographer on photos and illustrations for stories.
* In collaboration with Publisher, plan and set-up bi-weekly morning news segment on Hawaii News Now
* Maintain social networks, including Facebook and Twitter, for the Lei Chic brand.
* Collaborate with Marketing Director and Events Director to create and execute event-based promotions to drive web traffic and email subscriptions.
* Collaborate with Advertising Director and advertising salespeople to coordinate ad placement on daily emails and assist with creation of advertorials, etc.
* Assist with some administrative functions
* Other duties as needed

· Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism preferred, with 2-3 years writing/editorial experience
· Strong interest in local fashion scene.
· Must have solid, proven researching, reporting and writing skills.
· Must have strong interest and working knowledge of marketing and promotions.
· Must have working knowledge or strong interest in learning and working with web software and programs including Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Joomla, Wordpress, Email Service Providers, and others.

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About Lei Chic

Lei Chic is a daily email and shopping blog that plugs you into Hawaii's newest and hottest boutiques, designers, trends, spas and salons, and more. You'll also discover all the cool events, dinners and sales happening around town in our Weekend Picks every Thursday. With Lei Chic, you'll get the inside scoop on what everyone will be talking about tomorrow – in your inbox today.

Lei Chic associate editor Natalie Schack has been a cultural anthropology student,museum worker bee and dabbler in graphic design. When she isn't scouting new fashion, compiling to-do lists or crafting puns, Natalie spends her free time dreaming up elaborate picnic ideas; "researching" via YouTube tutorials, blogs and Instagram; and dusting off her pith helmet for the next adventure life throws her way.

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