Senior Beauty & Fashion Editor-HEALTH

New York
Nov 08, 2010
Dec 08, 2010
Time Inc.
Full Time
Health magazine is looking for a creative and experienced Senior Beauty & Fashion Editor. The ideal candidate is a strong writer/editor who excels at generating out-of-the-box ideas, editing copy on tight deadlines, and writing everything from research-heavy skin-care features to light and snappy display copy for fashion and beauty pages.

Job responsibilities:
Pitch ideas and develop lineup for the magazines front-of-book beauty and fashion sections as well as beauty and fashion features.
Research and write multiple pages per issue, including a 4- to 6-page beauty and/or fashion feature, at least one 1,500-word research-driven beauty article, and additional beauty and fashion pages as needed.
Assign remaining pages in beauty and fashion sections to other staff writers and occasional freelancers and edit their manuscripts.
Edit and cut all fashion and beauty pages in InCopy and work with art department to deliver clean layouts to top editors.
Manage freelance fashion market editors and stylists and lead run-throughs for front-of-book fashion pages.
Oversee fashion assistant and top-edit all fashion shopping credits, assuring their accuracy and timely completion.
Provide on-set editorial direction at fashion and beauty photo shoots.
Represent the magazine in the beauty and fashion markets and attend press events and previews.

Skills/Experience required:
Ability to report and write service-driven beauty articles with a fun, fresh voice (experience writing service-driven fashion copy is a plus).
Strong editing skills and relationships with freelance writers.
Established relationships with publicists and marketing managers in the beauty industry (experience in the fashion market would be a plus).
Attention to detail, organization skills, and the ability to multi-task while keeping an eye out for the details.

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