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Publication or Company Salon.com
Job Title Assistant Life Editor
Industry Internet/Online/New Media
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Strong candidates will live in New York City and have:

* A minimum 1-3 years writing/editing experience, or exceptional internships, clips and ambition.

* Passion and boundless energy and ideas surrounding sustainability.

* A strong familiarity with the Salon brand

* The ability to react fast, and creatively, to breaking news

* Experience working in digital media and with social media

Resumes and a cover letter should be sent to jobs@salon.com
About Our Company Salon, the pioneering news website, is hiring an assistant life editor to cover sustainability and environmental issues.

We’re looking for someone passionate about covering the ways in which our values affect our lifestyle choices; someone obsessed with debates around food, fashion, smart consumerism, climate change and responsible tourism; someone fascinated by the work of Michael Pollan and Elizabeth Cline.

This editor must be a fast thinker and writer, quick to identify a trend and loaded with story ideas every day. You’ll be responsible for directing coverage around these topics, and have the opportunity to shape and drive the national conversation.

The successful candidate will understand how sustainability, politics and culture intersect, and know how to craft and package stories for our sophisticated and highly engaged audience.
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