Associate Editor

Location
New York
Posted
May 16, 2013
Closes
Jun 15, 2013
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
American Salon is seeking an Associate Editor with strong writing, editing, organizational and Internet skills who is passionate about beauty and is a creative self-starter that will thrive in a team environment.

DUTIES:
•Coordinates and writes key sections of the magazine that focus on salons, skincare, new products and industry news.
•Writes online postings for magazines digital platforms, including blog and stylistvoice.com
•Participates in planning meetings prior to production of issue and pitches story ideas for all sections.
•Moves the magazine’s editorial pages through the closing process, proofreading and editing copy.
•Meets with beauty industry management, salon professionals, and advertisers.
•Attends industry-related trade shows, manufacturer events and press events, as assigned.
•Performs additional duties as assigned by the Editor in Chief.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
Individual must have a high degree of interpersonal, writing, editing and interviewing skills. Additionally, candidate must have working knowledge of Mac computers and be familiar with Microsoft Office, InDesign and WordPress.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
•Four-year college degree required, preferably in journalism.
•Published clips and a minimum of two years’ writing and editing experience for a magazine, website or newspaper.


Please send salary requirements with cover letter, resume, and samples.

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