Media Editor, Library Journal

New York
Mar 06, 2013
Apr 05, 2013
Ms. Human Resources
Full Time
Media Editor also is responsible for assigning/editing 40-plus reviews for each print issue of the magazine, as well as managing the media section: writing news for audio and video and establishing a rotation for assigning/writing Q&As and spotlights.

Media Editor will likewise develop several annual AV features (writing some, recruiting writers and developing feature focus) and edit media columns, including music and gaming. Editor will develop and sustain relationships with vendors, librarians, and outside experts, in addition to other general duties such as:

•Recruiting and fostering reviewers
•Keeping current with the book trends and library market news, with an eye toward contributing ideas for new and expanding areas of coverage
•Representing LJ at live and virtual events such as webcasts and conferences
•Contributing to the LJ review section’s blog, In the Bookroom, and to LJ’s social media presence

This position is based in our Manhattan office.

• Strong editing, writing, and reporting skills—minimum 3 years experience
• Willingness to work collaboratively
• Understanding of libraries and broader AV world
• Ability to handle multiple responsibilities and meet deadlines
• Professional experience working with libraries and/or background in library/information science education is highly desirable.

Please email your cover letter, resume, salary history and writing sample (including news, reviews and/or featured articles) to or fax to (614) 873-7620.

Due to high volume of responses, only resumes with salary requirements will be considered. No relocation.
EOE, E-Verify.

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