Editorial Assistant - Food and Drink
Time Out New York (TONY) is looking for a talented and experienced Food & Drink writer to join our team immediately. S/he will be responsible for reporting restaurant and bar openings, updating a database of more than 9,000 venues, researching, pitching and writing feature stories. The editorial assistant will also help execute TONY’s various online initiatives.The ideal candidate will have a deep familiarity with the restaurant and bar scene in New York City and be an avid follower of relevant food, drink and nightlife blogs. The Food & Drink editorial assistant should have curatorial instincts, yet also have the ability to frame stories to make them accessible to a wide audience and reflect the Time Out brand. We’re looking for a hungry writer with a wealth of ideas who can produce clean, engaging copy to start immediately.Professional Requirements:• Food-writing experience (preferably for a print magazine or established website)• Online editorial experience• Ability to generate ideas and sidebars on a daily and weekly basis• Familiarity with food-industry terminology• Knowledge of New York City bars and restaurants• Superlative reporting, reviewing, editing and feature-writing skills• Experience with Content Management Systems (CMS)• Exceptional multi-tasking skills and strong attention to detail• Familiarity with TONY’s voice and style• Ability to work quickly and confidently under tight deadlines Interested applicants should forward cover letter, resume, work samples, AND salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note ‘”Editorial Assistant: Food & Drink” in the subject line of the email.