Associate Editor, HuffPost

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
May 13, 2013
Closes
Jun 12, 2013
Contact
Simone Press
Duration
Full Time
The Huffington Post Media Group has an immediate opening for an Associate Editor based in New York.

Responsibilities:

- Manage and execute detailed, in-depth research under tight deadlines, with impeccable organization and structure

- Keen ability to distill research into concise and compelling summaries

- Manage company-wide special projects

- Evaluate and copy-edit blog submissions and posts as needed

- Occasionally perform various administrative duties for a company executive

- Candidate is expected to work Tuesday - Saturday schedule .

Requirements:

- Previous research experience in a political or news environment is a must

- Strong preference for research/prep experience for an elected official such as a mayor, governor, congressman, or senator

- Ideal candidate is an organized, detail-oriented multi-tasker who can effectively work on his or her time while juggling multiple projects on strict deadlines

- Passion for extensive research and unearthing “nuggets” of valuable information

- Experience writing, researching and editing for a high-level executive

- Excellent interpersonal communication skills

- Interest in and knowledge of current events, media and politics

- Fluent in social media platforms (twitter, facebook, instagram, google +) and experience with various CMS a plus