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Publication or Company Gotham/Hamptons Magazines/Niche Media
Job Title Assistant Editor
Industry Magazine Publishing
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Niche Media is looking for a driven Assistant Editor to join our high-performing New York team and work on our Gotham and Hamptons publications. The primary duties for this position include the following:

Responsible for conceiving and pitching stories for each issue, then executing and producing assigned stories and sections.

Responsible for writing several stories, producing magazine-ready copy within established deadlines.

Works with the marketing department to oversee photo section and make sure it is edit-ready for ship week.

Works with photo editors to select art, manage photo shoots and make sure art comes in for each piece/section assigned to the Editor-in-Chief or Executive Editor.

Works with interns to manage social media duties (i.e. Twitter account).

Represents the magazine in the community by attending/hosting events on behalf of assigned magazine.

Meets with local power players to boost magazine presence.

Responsible for execution of editorial-related clerical/administrative duties for the editorial team.

Other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Minimum one year editorial experience, preferably in the magazine industry.

Strong writing and editing skills.

Strong working knowledge of AP Style.

Ability to set, manage and hold others accountable to firm deadlines.

Successful candidates work well under pressure and thrive in a dynamic, deadline-driven, rapidly changing environment. This position will work independently and as part of a team.
About Our Company Niche Media is the country's preeminent regional magazine group catering to the most affluent socially active residents and visitors to our markets through distinct publications including ASPEN PEAK, BOSTON COMMON, CAPITOL FILE, GOTHAM, HAMPTONS, LOS ANGELES CONFIDENTIAL, MICHIGAN AVENUE, OCEAN DRIVE, PHILADELPHIA STYLE, and VEGAS. Niche Media creates city-specific magazines offering the best in fashion, food, culture, society, real estate and design.
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