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SkinnyMom.com is a leading online destination for moms who want “the skinny” on healthy living, attracting more than 5 million unique visitors every month. We are looking for vibrant, innovative, high-energy individuals who live healthfully and have a passion to help others reach their healthy living goals. To work at Skinny Mom, it helps to be a big picture thinker with the ability to pay some serious attention to detail. Team players, creative minds, organized individuals and over achievers are welcome. The Skinny Mom work environment is rigorous and challenging, encouraging and fun. We’re a team from all backgrounds and experiences but we all have a passion for hard work, healthy living and helping others.

Note: all positions are located at our headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio.

SOCIAL MEDIA ROCKSTAR

Skinny Mom currently seeking a hardworking, crazy-creative, and obsessively results-driven Social Media Manager to join our team in Cincinnati, Ohio. Please be sure to verify that you meet all requirements before applying.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and execute the social media strategy according to company and team goals
  • Manage and grow Skinny Mom’s social media presence across multiple platforms (Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook & Twitter, etc.) through partnerships and engagement with key influencers.
  • Monitor, listen, and respond to all social media communications 24/7. Know when to join into social conversations, and how to do so in a way that is on-brand and on-strategy
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with other departments to act as a megaphone for their initiatives and content
  • Develop a social content strategy spanning multiple formats (images, text, links, and video), and execute on a content calendar across various social platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc.)
  • Define and be accountable for social performance metrics.

Requirements:

  • At least 2 years of hands-on experience managing social media (health and fitness concentration a plus)
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of various social media platforms and how to optimize each platform.
  • Portfolio of work demonstrating your community management and social media experience.
  • Must be passionate about fitness and food, and informed on the latest news and trends in this space.
  • Experience with paid social, targeting, and the various social platforms’ paid ad products
  • Exceptional copywriting and editing skills
  • Adaptability; quickly learning and applying feedback to the next opportunity

Location:
Applicants must be able to work from the Skinny Mom offices, in Cincinnati, OH. Applicants outside of the area will not be considered.

Consideration:
Email resume with brief cover letter to [email protected] with the subject line: Social Media Rockstar. No phone calls, please.


 SENIOR ENGINEER

We are looking for a Senior Engineer to join the Skinny Mom team. The Senior Engineer will create and manage new features and experiences on SkinnyMom.com while managing and driving the growth of the technology team. This role will work closely with other developers, designers and managers to tackle the exciting technology challenges that come with the scale SkinnyMom.com has achieved given the millions of people using the site and app every month. The Senior Engineer will play a key role in leading the technology team and furthering the team’s use of data to drive decisions in a fast and creative way.

Responsibilities & Duties Include: (but not limited to):

    • Collaborating around the creation of new and existing products and features.
    • Building efficient and reusable code.
    • Identifying and addressing system performance issues.
    • Leading a growing team of engineers while also coding.
    • Managing engineering projects and communicating  project management, team management and Managing various engineering projects in partnership with the COO, CCO and other team leads at SkinnyMom.com.

Finding and implementing creative backend technology solutions for SkinnyMom.com in an autonomous yet collaborative way.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate for SkinnyMom.com’s Senior Engineer is a strong engineer open to and excited about many different technologies. This person must be a natural initiative-taker who has a track record of success thriving in high growth, fast-pace environments. This person should also have strong coding abilities, preferably in multiple languages and some engineering management experience or the ambition to lead a team. The ideal Senior Engineer candidate should also have some combination of experience/skills in:

  • Experience designing for mobile and/or web devices
  • 7+ years engineering experience
  • Working in a startup environment
  • Writing scalable backend code and scaling to millions of users
  • Designing and implementing site architecture and ideally some front-end experience
  • Working knowledge of Facebook API
  • Design software
  • Education: B.S., M.S., or Ph.D in Computer Science or equivalent

Location:
Applicants must be able to work from the Skinny Mom offices, in Cincinnati, OH. Applicants outside of the area will not be considered.

Consideration:
Email resume with brief cover letter to [email protected] with the subject line: Senior Engineer. No phone calls, please.


 PART-TIME FITNESS WRITER

SkinnyMom.com is a leading online destination for moms who want “the skinny” on healthy living, attracting more than 5 million unique visitors every month.

We are looking for a part-time fitness writer to create informative articles on thousands of unique topics. As a writer for SkinnyMom.com, you’ll be able to share your health knowledge with a large and vibrant community of women/moms while earning a reliable paycheck and extending your personal brand on one of today’s leading health websites.

Assignments vary in length and format with most averaging 500-700 words, addressing countless fitness topics like workouts, exercise, weight loss, injury and prevention, exercise equipment and even pre- and postnatal fitness.

Work in-house alongside the Skinny Mom editorial team for 20 hours a week. Enjoy your byline next to every article you write and enjoy timely payment of a competitive hourly wage.

The ideal candidate meets the following qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Arts or Science in journalism, creative writing or English
  • Background in and passion for fitness writing
  • Fitness accreditation
  • Experience writing about fitness-related topics in a fitness or healthy-living focused website, magazine, newspaper, journal or blog
  • Willingness to learn and adapt quickly to the ever-changing demands of the job
  • The skill to recognize interesting content elements and pitch story ideas appealing to every reader

Location:
Applicants must be able to work from the Skinny Mom offices, in Cincinnati, OH. Applicants outside of the area will not be considered.

Consideration:
If you meet the requirements above and would like to join the SkinnyMom.com team of writers, we’d love to hear from you. Please send your resume and two to three writing samples to [email protected] with the subject line: Part-Time Fitness Writer. Make sure to mention your fitness writing experience as well.


 COPY EDITOR

Skinny Mom, a digital publisher that focuses on healthy living for women seeks a full-time, copy editor to copy edit and proofread high volumes of copy and assist with some administrative tasks. The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in English, communications, journalism
  • An excellent command of the English language—vocabulary/spelling and grammar
  • Ability to edit a high volume of copy quickly but thoroughly, and to handle continuous deadline pressure
  • Obsessive approach to proofreading—the desire and ability to find and fix mistakes and typos should be “in your blood”
  • Experience in copy editing for publications
  • Discerning judgment on how to edit copy to improve clarity, flow, etc., while still respecting the writer’s voice
  • Strong work ethic with a collaborative spirit and desire to be part of a hard-working creative team
  • Ability to write engaging headlines that are both sharable, sticky and good for SEO
  • Experience with web analytics and WordPress a plus

To apply: Email resume with brief cover letter along with links and/or attachments to relevant writing samples to [email protected] with the subject line: COPY EDITOR. SALARY REQUIREMENTS A MUST. Candidates who do not include salary requirements will not be considered. No phone calls, please.


VIDEO EDITOR/DIGITAL MEDIA INTERN

Skinny Mom, a digital publisher that focuses on healthy living for women seeks a Video Editor/Digital Media intern. Opportunity is available year-round. Interns are required to work 20 hours a week at our offices in downtown Cincinnati for a minimum of 15 weeks. This is a paid internship.

Responsibilities:

  • Have the potential to deliver videos and photos that succinctly and clearly tell the desired story
  • Ability to deliver videos with cuts, graphics, sound & other elements that convey a quality production value and a level of technical sophistication
  • Experience with iMovie, Adobe Premiere and Adobe Photoshop
  • Knowledge of digital videography and photography cameras and equipment

Requirements:

  • An intermediate knowledge of video production and editing
  • Knowledge of video compression for interactive and online programs
  • Assist the digital team to plan, brainstorm and storyboard creative concepts for videos, including promotional campaign videos and internal videos
  • Assist in the end-to-end process from storyboarding to logistics to shooting to editing and publishing
  • Film video and shoot photographs in studio and field environments
  • Use existing original and stock footage to produce new videos
  • Contribute to mixing and editing to create polished and engaging videos
  • Publish videos primarily to the web and other social media channels
  • Ability to work with the equipment on-hand: Canon 60D (DSLR camera), mic, lights, white backdrop, tripod

To apply: Email resume with brief cover letter along with links and/or attachments to portfolio samples to [email protected] with the subject line: VIDEO EDITOR/DIGITAL MEDIA INTERNSHIP. Send pieces that display your style and versatility. Selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls, please.


EDITORIAL INTERN

Skinny Mom, a digital publisher that focuses on healthy living for women seeks an editorial intern. Interns are required to work 20 hours a week at our offices in downtown Cincinnati for a minimum of 15 weeks. Opportunity is available year-round. Editorial interns will work closely with members of the editorial staff in a fast-paced environment due to daily website content changes. While assisting in a wide range of projects, interns will gain hands-on experience and training in most aspects of editorial work. This is a paid internship.

Responsibilities:

  • Reading, evaluating, and reporting on submissions of website content
  • Editing articles and fact-checking
  • Researching current trends in fitness, food, fashion, and family
  • Creating titles for editorial submissions
  • Writing content for website
  • Creating content on WordPress

Requirements:

  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented individual with an eye for detail
  • Knowledge of Skinny Mom’s content fields (fitness, food, fashion, family)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Efficient, proactive, on time, and ability to meet deadlines
  • Positive, encouraging attitude and ability to work as a team player
  • Computer literacy, particularly in a Mac environment

To apply: Email resume with brief cover letter along with links and/or attachments to relevant writing samples to [email protected] with the subject line: EDITORIAL INTERNSHIP. Selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls, please.


SOCIAL MEDIA/PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERN

Skinny Mom, a digital publisher that focuses on healthy living for women seeks a social media intern. Interns are required to work 20 hours a week at our offices in downtown Cincinnati for a minimum of 15 weeks. Opportunity is available year-round. This is a paid internship.

Responsibilities:

  • Share website content on Pinterest through ViralTag (a scheduling tool)
  • Write brief, engaging descriptions of website content to drive traffic to site
  • Research social media trends and execute those through all platforms
  • Research content to promote on platforms
  • Engage with social media audiences (fans and other pages)
  • Develop an understanding of Skinny Mom’s audience and competitors

Requirements:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Understanding of Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, StumbleUpon & Linkedin
  • Solid understanding of the internet and social media marketing best practices
  • Positive, encouraging attitude and ability to work as a team player

To apply: Email resume with brief cover letter to [email protected] with the subject line: SOCIAL MEDIA INTERNSHIP. Selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls, please.


FOOD STUDIO/CULINARY INTERN

Skinny Mom  is a digital publisher that gives moms “the skinny” on healthy living. Our goal? To develop and deliver healthy recipes to our community of moms. This internship is an opportunity to assist our skinny chef and get valuable real-world cooking experience in the Skinny Mom recipe kitchen. After all, there’s a big difference between studying something and actually doing it! Interns are required to work 20 hours a week at our office in downtown Cincinnati for a minimum of 15 weeks. Opportunity is available year-round. This is a paid internship.

Responsibilities:

  • Actively seek inspiration for the development of Skinny Mom original healthy recipes
  • Food prep
  • Cooking
  • Cleaning
  • Food styling
  • Grocery shopping
  • Assisting with photo photoshoots

Requirements:

  • Must possess an understanding of the culinary industry and food preparation
  • Good working knowledge of food and how it performs
  • Proficient in proper food handling and safety techniques
  • Must be able to follow directions and work efficiently in a deadline-driven environment
  • Understand that you will be part of a very small and close team and offer a helping hand wherever needed

To apply: Email resume with brief cover letter to [email protected] with the subject line: FOOD STUDIO ASSISTANT. Selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls, please.


GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN

Skinny Mom, a digital publisher that focuses on healthy living for women seeks a graphic design intern. Interns are required to work 20 hours a week at our offices in downtown Cincinnati for a minimum of 15 weeks. Opportunity is available year-round.This is a paid internship.

Responsibilities:

  • Designing online graphics
  • Photo Research
  • Archiving and resizing files
  • Possibility to help with the production of any upcoming photo shoots

Requirements:

  • MAC user
  • Software: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator (Video Editing is a plus, but not required)
  • Enthusiastic about design and typography
  • On time, meets deadlines and willing to help out with art department workload in any way she/he can
  • Must have a positive attitude

To apply: Email resume with brief cover letter along with links and/or attachments to portfolio samples to [email protected] with the subject line: GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHIP. Send pieces that display your style and versatility. Selected candidates  will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls, please.