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Join Contxto as our New Editor

 Help Shape the Future of Latin America’s Startup Ecosystem

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Position: Editor
Location: Remote

About Contxto:
Contxto is a leading online platform dedicated to providing comprehensive coverage of the startup and technology ecosystem in Latin America. Our mission is to deliver timely and insightful news, analysis, and resources to support and connect entrepreneurs, investors, and tech enthusiasts across the region.

Job Overview:
We are seeking a talented and experienced Editor to join our team and play a crucial role in shaping the editorial direction of Contxto. As an Editor, you will be responsible for ensuring the quality, accuracy, and relevance of our content across our four main products: the twice-a-week news newsletter, the once-a-week ecommerce and retail newsletter, our main website, and the database of organizations and people. You will oversee the editorial process for these products, working closely with our writers, researchers, and contributors to produce compelling articles, interviews, and reports that resonate with our target audience of entrepreneurs and venture capitalists in Latin America.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the editorial process for Contxto’s four main products: the twice-a-week news newsletter, the once-a-week ecommerce and retail newsletter, our main website, and the database of organizations and people.
  • Edit and proofread articles, interviews, and reports to ensure accuracy, clarity, and adherence to our tone and style guidelines across all products.
  • Collaborate with writers and contributors to develop compelling story ideas, providing feedback and guidance to enhance the overall quality of content.
  • Conduct research and fact-check information to ensure accuracy and credibility across all products.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and startup news in Latin America to identify relevant topics for coverage across all products.
  • Coordinate with the content team to establish an editorial calendar and manage content distribution across platforms for all products.
  • Optimize content for SEO to maximize organic visibility and engagement across all products.
  • Foster relationships with industry experts, startups, and thought leaders to enhance our network and source unique insights across all products.
  • Ensure consistent branding and messaging across all content produced for all products.

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as an editor in a digital media organization, preferably with a focus on startups, technology, or business.
  • Strong editing, proofreading, and fact-checking skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Excellent command of the Spanish language, including grammar, spelling, and syntax.
  • Familiarity with the Latin American startup ecosystem and an understanding of the unique challenges and trends in the region.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines without compromising quality.
  • Proficiency in SEO principles and content optimization strategies.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to provide constructive feedback and guidance to writers.
  • Knowledge of content management systems (CMS) and basic HTML is a plus.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume, to [email protected] along with a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and why you are interested in joining Contxto. Include writing samples or a portfolio that demonstrates your editing skills and showcases your ability to create engaging and informative content. Applications should be sent to [email address or application portal].

At Contxto, we value diversity and inclusion. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds and experiences to apply.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further steps.

We look forward to receiving your application and the opportunity to work together in shaping the future of Latin America’s startup ecosystem.

Thank you,
hj barraza

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