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Assistant Editor

Publication or Company 
Industry  Magazine Publishing
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Henderson, NV
Experience Level 1 years
Job Requirements Niche Media is looking for a driven Assistant Editor to join our high-performing Vegas magazine team. The primary duties for this position include the following:

• Assist with conceiving and pitching stories for each issue, and support Editor-in-Chief in executing and producing assigned stories and sections.

• Responsible for writing several short pieces and producing magazine-ready copy within established deadlines.

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

• Work with photo editors to select art, assist with managing photo shoots and make sure art comes in for each piece/section assigned to the Editor-in-Chief.

• Handle and produce online content for magazine as needed.

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

• Meet with local power players to boost magazine presence, as necessary and appropriate.

• Responsible for execution of 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 (full time position or internship), preferably in the magazine industry.

• Strong writing and editing skills.

• Strong working knowledge of AP Style.

• Familiarity with Microsoft Office programs, Adobe InDesign, and Gmail required.

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, AUSTIN WAY, 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.