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Senior Editor

Publication or Company 
Industry  Internet/Online/New Media, Magazine Publishing
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Job Location: Los Angeles or New York

Experience: At least seven years of experience working as a senior-level editor in a fast-paced magazine-publishing environment. Knowledge of the shelter category, with experience and connections in the realms of interior design, architecture, and real estate, is a must. Superb editing and writing skills. Solid grasp of Chicago and AP styles.

Job Requirements:

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Responsible for developing, assigning, editing, and writing high-quality editorial content focused on luxury home design for the bimonthly magazine Robb Report Home & Style.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The duties and responsibilities of the Senior Editor are likely to include some or all of the following:

*Develop high-quality content for Robb Report Home & Style, from feature-length articles and departments to front-of-book product sections and Q&A–style interviews. Includes fielding pitches from writers and PR professionals and originating and researching original story ideas for publication. Sourcing high-design homes for exclusive publication in Home & Style is key.

*Present detailed story ideas to the editor for approval.

*Assign all approved stories. Includes working directly with freelance writers and writing their contracts.

*Supply PR/photography contacts for all stories to Home & Style’s Art and Edit staff.

*Carry out first edits on accepted manuscripts, work with writers on any necessary revisions, and resolve queries that arise during copyediting and fact-checking.

*Write a range of stories and editorial segments, from feature articles to headlines and captions.

*Review layouts/images and implement text changes using Adobe InDesign.

*Represent the magazine in the field, attending shows, events, and meetings. Some travel required.

*Help set the editorial calendar.


QUALIFICATIONS

In addition to the aforementioned experience requirements, the Senior Editor must be proficient in Adobe InDesign desktop publishing software as well as Word, Excel, and Microsoft Outlook. Experience with digital publishing software and social-media applications is a plus, as is familiarity with the luxury, travel, and other related markets.


About Our Company CurtCo Robb Media is the publisher of Robb Report magazine, the international authority on the luxury lifestyle, as well as Robb Report Home & Style, The Robb Report Collection, and various supplementary and one-off titles. The brand, in its digital and print forms, reports on exceptional products and services for the affluent connoisseur. Coverage includes automobiles, motorcycles, aircraft, art, dining, jewelry, watches, fashion, travel, homes, wines, spirits, and cigars. For more information, visit the Robb Report website at www.robbreport.com.