Senior Editor, Diet and Fitness

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Dec 06, 2010
Closes
Jan 05, 2011
Contact
Time Inc.
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Senior Editor, Diet
Health magazine is looking for a highly creative, detail-oriented, and experienced senior editor to oversee the magazines weight-loss coverage. The ideal candidate excels at generating fresh ideas, packaging diet and fitness trends and research in a reader-friendly way, and writing snappy display copy and coverlines. He/she is a strong and fast writer/editor with previous experience producing diet plans for a national consumer magazine. Also required: A talent for making weight-loss content fun and visually-compelling while still delivering top-notch service.

Job responsibilities:
Generate a strong mix of ideas for the magazines front-of-book diet and fitness section, as well as diet features.
Report and write stories on deadline, including weight-loss testimonials.
Assign and edit pieces to freelancers and staff writers. (Extensive writer rolodex required.)
Think visually and work closely with art department to facilitate shoots and deliver clean layouts to top editors.
Brainstorm out-of-the-box ideas for special packages and brand extensions.

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