Assistant/Associate Editor, Food & Drink
Time Out New York (TONY) is looking for a talented and experienced Food & Drink assistant/associate editor 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 assistant/associate editor 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 assistant/associate editor 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 How to Apply:Interested candidates should submit their resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.