Fashion Editor, Cosmo for Latinas

New York
Jan 02, 2013
Feb 01, 2013
Hearst Recruiter
We are currently seeking a hands-on, energetic fashion editor to produce the entire front of book fashion section (Stylista), style the feature-well fashion story, and develop fun new ideas and concepts.

This position is freelance, approximately 10 weeks of work spread out over 4 months.


* Pitch and develop unique, Latina-centric ideas for fashion
* Stay abreast of Latino fashion trends, designers and bloggers
* Manage key editorial relationships and contacts, including attending relevant events

* Track record of excellence and leadership in editorial
* At least two years of experience at an established publication
* Strong industry contacts in the luxury and contemporary markets
* Experience managing editors/writers
* Experience managing digital publishing
* Knowledge of Latino designers, both established and emerging
* A strong understanding of the Cosmo brand, voice and style, and the ability to spot, write and edit it
* Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment, including managing multiple projects and priorities simultaneously
* A sharp sense of humor
* An obsession to find perfection
* Persistence and curiosity

Along with your resume, please send us the following at
* Clips of fashion stories that you’ve styled
* A cover letter about why you are perfect for this job
* A clever fashion story that you’ve seen recently that you wish you had produced, that is closest to your voice.
* Provide answers to the following:

1. Which fashion topics/trends are missing from young women’s magazines? How should they be addressed specifically for Latina readers?
2. How would you break down the differences in voice and focus between Latina magazine, Cosmopolitan, and Cosmo for Latinas?
3. What would you add or subtract from Cosmo for Latinas as it appears now?

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