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Assistant Digital Editor

Job ID: 819
Position Status: Full time
Location: 63 South Main Street - Newtown


Fine Woodworking is the leading source of information and inspiration for passionate woodworkers who aspire to be better at the craft they love. We are expanding our digital content team and are looking for a dynamic, motivated assistant digital editor who can help us build and deepen relationships with our members by creating compelling content that informs and delights. We are looking for a multimedia pro who loves woodworking and is energized about building a community around the craft. We want someone with new and interesting ideas that will help us execute a content strategy that increases audience engagement and ensures member growth and retention.

Our ideal candidate is organized and driven to experiment while maintaining the high-quality content that is the hallmark of the Fine Woodworking brand. The position is based in Newtown, CT, and we offer a flexible office environment, including working remotely or having a combination of remote and in-office work.

What you’ll do:

  • Work with editor to manage monthly calendar of content and assignments, including new blogs and articles, magazine content, and videos
  • Create and edit content in WordPress following best SEO strategies (webinar registrations, ad-related content, intros to videos)
  • Refine existing and new content to improve SEO ranking (adding links, formatting html, and writing appropriate copy as needed)
  • Build content packages and collections that drive traffic and feed membership growth (guided by web Editor)
  • Assemble content for brand e-letters
  • Other content-related assignments as needed


  • 1-3 years related experience
  • Strong writer and editor
  • Well organized and strategic, creative thinker
  • Can manage multiple projects with minimal oversight
  • Knowledge of social media platforms (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, TikTok)
  • Basic understanding of HTML and XML
  • Experience with WordPress, CheetahMail, MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and SharePoint

EEO Statement:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

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