Associate Editor

New York
May 25, 2012
Jun 24, 2012
Ms. Human Resources Director
Full Time

PARADE, the most widely read magazine in America, has an immediate opening for an Associate Editor with 2 years of print and digital magazine editing/writing experience. Mobile app experiences a plus. The ideal candidate will be an emerging writer, editor and packager of content on a variety of platforms, including print, mobile and online. He or she will be able to pitch articles, slideshows, videos and quizzes --- and help produce them on daily and weekly publishing cycles.


Be a strong reporter and writer with experience putting together stories that are both fun and informative. Experience with service, celebrity/entertainment, food or health journalism a plus.
Be adept at identifying and interviewing experts and real people alike. And also be able to write about the latest books, films, or TV shows (perhaps even blogging about shows for our website).
Be an idea generator who can think creatively about packaging, digital extras, etc.
Be very organized, on top of news and trends, and able to translate them into timely ideas for the magazine
Have some experience at assigning and editing, and be able to successfully navigate a short piece from idea to finished product: write an assignment letter, help shape a storys structure, ask smart questions about the content, and write display copy including heds/deks, etc.
Use analytics to identify which kinds of content drive traffic and engagement, and which don't.

Candidates must be proficient in: InCopy, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, and basic HTML

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No Phone Calls. No Agencies.