Marijuana Business Daily (MJBizDaily), since 2011 the best-known producer of B2B news and trade shows serving executives and major investors in America's $6 billion cannabis industry, is seeking an editor to help oversee a team of reporters and researchers focused on data, international marijuana markets, the hemp industry and finance/investing.

You'll be based in our Denver office receive a competitive salary, paid time off, 401(k) and health benefits. As seen in Inc. Magazine, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal, we are a highly professional, award-winning, fast-growing company. 

Day-to-Day Job Duties:
  • Work closely with reporters and editors in the Niche Products team (Finance, Data, Hemp & International) to develop content across platforms. The specific day-to-day responsibilities may vary slightly depending on your experience in the particular specialized categories.
  • Post stories, briefs, photos and images on MJBizDaily.com and/or HempIndustryDaily.com via WordPress
  • Create and proof e-newsletters with assistance from IT and marketing
  • Edit content on deadline for organization, readability and accuracy. Content includes stories, briefs, charts/graphics and business reports (10-30 pages).
  • Keep tabs on news developments throughout the day and write or assign briefs as needed
  • Write headlines that are compelling to the right audience and incorporate strong SEO
  • Help team members improve their skills
  • Develop a deep understanding of what types of content our audience needs, with a key focus on determining how we can help business owners understand developments that may affect them. 

 Required background and skills:

  • Experience/knowledge in editing or covering at least one of the following areas:
    • Reports and/or data for a B2B audience
    • Corporate finance involving public and private companies
    • Hemp
    • International business
  • Ability to quickly understand complex topics and beats
  • At least five years of experience editing business content for a media organization (trade publication, news website, newspaper, etc.), including extensive experience line editing
  • Experience working in a digital-first editorial environment
  • Knowledge of AP style
  • An understanding of SEO and the importance of keywords
  • An understanding of how to craft content for mobile viewership
  • The ability to adapt to a quickly changing industry
Preferred skills:
  • Editing/reporting experience for a B2B publication
  • Experience creating and sending business-focused newsletters
  • Experience working on business content for conferences and events
  • Basic knowledge of the cannabis industry

Marijuana Business Daily is a division of Anne Holland Ventures Inc. Should you be offered a position, please expect to complete a background/reference check. Anne Holland Ventures Inc is woman owned and an equal opportunity employer.

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* 2. If you do not currently live in the Denver metro area, when do you plan on moving there?

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* 3. Please enter your info (to be used for HR purposes only)

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* 4. Please attach your resume here, file size limited to 16MB

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* 5. Have you done the following in the past few years?

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* 6. Have you worked for a small (under 50 employees), fast-growing company in the past, with hands-on responsibility for multiple, quickly-changing priorities?

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* 7. What's your biggest accomplishment as an editor of business content?

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* 8. What specific experience do you have with editing reports, complex data and financial-oriented content?

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* 9. Indicate your level of experience in the follow areas:

  I do/have done this frequently I do/have done this on a limited basis I led a team that worked in these areas Haven't done; want to learn Not my strength
Editing breaking news stories on the fly
Posting stories, photos and images on a news website
Editing copy for mobiles sites and devices
Editing copy for mobiles sites and devices
Assigning and approving stories
Writing compelling, SEO-friendly headlines and subject lines
Heavy editing (reorganizing, rewriting, kicking back stories to reporters)
Using data - email opens, clicks, retweets, etc. - to identify what resonates with readers
Repurposing content
Proofing copy for style, grammar and typos
Working with basic statistics/editing data charts

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* 10. Here's you chance to sell yourself.  Why are you the best person for this role?

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* 11. What is your expected compensation?

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* 12. How/where did you hear about this position? (please name job posting site if applicable)

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