23 March 2012

Job Opening: Country Editor for AllRecipes (Meredith Media, WA)

Post date: 23 March 2012
Allrecipes, the world’s largest social network of food and entertaining enthusiasts, receives more than 35 million annual unique visits from users who share and download recipes, reviews, photos, personal profiles, and meal ideas. For more than 10 years, the Seattle-based site has served as a dynamic, indispensable resource for cooks of all skill levels seeking trusted recipes, entertaining ideas, everyday and holiday meal solutions, practical cooking tips and food advice. As the fastest-growing independent food Internet site, and part of the Reader’s Digest Association, Inc. Food & Entertaining Division, Allrecipes provides insights into the kitchens and cooking passions of home cooks everywhere. For additional information regarding Allrecipes, please visit www.allrecipes.com

Reader’s Digest Association is the world’s leading food publisher with businesses centering on magazine and book publishing, nationwide cooking schools and interactive media.

REPORTS TO: Regional Manager – International Content


Allrecipes.co.uk is seeking a bright, creative, detail-oriented, technical writer with a passion for food and in-depth knowledge of UK and/or Irish food and culture. Responsibilities include editing community submitted and professional recipes for a general audience, writing how-to food articles, and scheduling featured content. Necessary skills also include outstanding analytical and organizational skills, the ability to learn quickly, and the ability to work well under tight deadlines.


Apply food knowledge, knowledge of regional cuisines, and a passion for food to develop and grow content on Allrecipes.co.uk.
  • Publish recipe content – localizing ingredients, measurements, and directions - as directed by site’s assigned Editorial Producer.
  • Localize and/or create and publish how-to food articles
  • Support sales and marketing initiatives
  • Schedule featured content on site
  • Contribute content to newsletters
  • Customer Service
  • Site specific QA for product releases

  • Must have 5 years experiential knowledge of UK or Irish lifestyle, cuisine, and cooking terms
  • Must be knowledgeable and excited about cooking
  • Excellent English grammar skills, writing and editing techniques, native fluency
  • Proficiency with MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook. Experience using Internet for research
  • Lawfully permitted to work in the U.S.

  • BA in Communications, Culinary or related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in writing, editing or food-related position

Job Location: Seattle, WA, US.

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular


For submissions: apply via AllRecipe's career site here

Website: http://allrecipes.com/
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