Copy Editor

Location
New York
Posted
Dec 03, 2012
Closes
Jan 02, 2013
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
We are looking for a Copy Editor to be the lead on two or more of our titles. This will be a full-time position. The Copy Editor will be responsible for the following:

•Copyediting all content for each of the titles’ 14-16 combined issues per year
•Ensuring logical structure
•Checking for proper grammar and spelling
•Helping to elevate the content to Niche’s established level of sophistication


The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

•Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university, ideally in English or journalism
•Minimum three years of professional copyediting experience, preferably with a consumer magazine
•Prior experience with luxury brand publications preferred
•The ability to edit, sometimes aggressively, on a fast-paced schedule
•The creativity to write punchy heds, deks, and captions
•Ability to move fluidly between titles and thrive as part of a small team working together under deadline pressure
•Good interpersonal skills a must
•A thorough knowledge of the arts, fashion, food and drink, and pop culture extremely beneficial
•Must be Mac proficient, with strong software skills in InDesign (responsible for entering text changes)

Successful candidates work well under pressure and thrive in a dynamic, deadline-driven, rapidly changing environment. This position will work independently and as part of a team.

We offer a competitive compensation package, health benefits, 401(k) with company match and a generous Paid Time Off program.

For immediate consideration, please send your resume and cover letter, including salary requirements to: jobs@nichemediallc.com and indicate “Copy Editor” in the subject field.

RESUMES WITHOUT SALARY REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

No phone calls please. Candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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