Fodor's Travel Editor

Location
NEW YORK
Posted
Mar 25, 2013
Closes
Apr 24, 2013
Category
Publishing
Role
Editor
Duration
Full Time
About our company
Random House, Inc. is the world's largest general trade book publisher. It is a division of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, one of the foremost media companies in the world.

Fodor?s Travel, a division of Random House, Inc., is one of the world?s leading providers of travel information. Covering over 7,500 worldwide destinations, Fodor?s guidebooks and website, Fodors.com, have provided the most up-to-date, accurate information for travelers since 1936. Written by a vast team of global correspondents, Fodor?s provides travelers with engagingly written, locally reported, and absolutely indispensable travel guidance. Visit www.Fodors.com.

Your tasks
Fodor's Travel seeks a Travel Editor to join the editorial team. This position reports to the Senior Editor overseeing City and Cultural Destinations. Among other tasks, you will independently launch updates for 7 to 10 guidebooks and/or digital destinations a year, find and hire writers, edit copy and oversee editorial freelancers, and review book passes. Other requirements include: strong researching and communication skills, understanding of the requirements of multi-platform content, participation in social media, and representing Fodor?s at relevant events.

Our requirements
The ideal candidate will have about 3 to 5 years of editorial experience, including substantial work with travel guidebooks. Salary and title will be commensurate with experience. Individual must be detail-oriented and able to keep an eye on the big picture: proficient with writing, grammar, and punctuation; and passionate about travel. Excellent editorial skills and the ability to multitask efficiently are mandatory. Experience finding and hiring writers is a must.

*All applicants must submit a letter detailing their travel experience and why Fodor's is of interest along with their resume.



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