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Publication or Company Scholastic
Job Title Editorial Assistant
Industry Internet/Online/New Media, Magazine Publishing, Other Publishing
Job Duration Freelance
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Scholastic Classroom & Professional Magazines is looking for a motivated, creative individual to join our team as an Editorial Assistant. The assistant will work with the editors of three magazines about issues in K-12 education and art education. This is a six-month in-house contract position.

Bachelor’s Degree in journalism, education, or a related field
Strong writing and editing skills

The editorial assistant will coordinate editorial and digital content and oversee administrative tasks.

Responsibilities include:
• Updating and maintaining websites (familiarity with Content Management Systems a plus.) Updates include the upload of articles, news stories, and images.
• Researching articles and finding appropriate sources
• Assisting the marketing team with PR initiative
• Contributing to social media
• Communicating with the sales department
• Participating in creative brainstorm sessions
• Developing skills sheets
• Administrative tasks such as filing, coordinating mailings, ordering supplies, and some correspondence with teachers.

There will be opportunities for light editing as well as further editorial opportunities down the road.

A strong candidate should be interested in publishing, education, and art history.

Familiarity with social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest etc.) a plus.

Recent college graduates are encouraged to apply.
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