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Publication or Company Time Out New York
Job Title Assistant/Associate Editor, Food & Drink
Industry Internet/Online/New Media, Magazine Publishing
Salary
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Time Out New York (TONY) is looking for a talented and experienced Food & Drink assistant/associate editor to join our team immediately. S/he will be responsible for reporting restaurant and bar openings, updating a database of more than 9,000 venues, researching, pitching and writing feature stories. The assistant/associate editor will also help execute TONY’s various online initiatives.

The ideal candidate will have a deep familiarity with the restaurant and bar scene in New York City and be an avid follower of relevant food, drink and nightlife blogs. The Food & Drink assistant/associate editor should have curatorial instincts, yet also have the ability to frame stories to make them accessible to a wide audience and reflect the Time Out brand. We’re looking for a hungry writer with a wealth of ideas who can produce clean, engaging copy to start immediately.

Professional Requirements:
•Food-writing experience (preferably for a print magazine or established website)
•Online editorial experience
•Ability to generate ideas and sidebars on a daily and weekly basis
•Familiarity with food-industry terminology
•Knowledge of New York City bars and restaurants
•Superlative reporting, reviewing, editing and feature-writing skills
•Experience with Content Management Systems (CMS)
•Exceptional multi-tasking skills and strong attention to detail
•Familiarity with TONY’s voice and style
•Ability to work quickly and confidently under tight deadlines
About Our Company Time Out New York stands out as the most comprehensive arts and entertainment resource in a city overflowing with cultural offerings and around-the-clock options. Authoritative listings, engaging features and critical reviews—make Time Out New York a trusted "bible" for young, active New Yorkers, who don't merely read the magazine, but use it. Sometimes irreverent but always intelligent, Time Out New York's passionate coverage of music, film, theater, dance, shopping, dining (and much, much more) fosters a loyal readership of New York consumers who are in-the-know and on-the-go.
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