Research Editor

Location
New York
Posted
May 16, 2013
Closes
Jun 15, 2013
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
We are looking for a Research Editor to be the lead on two or more of our titles. This will be a full-time position. The Research Editor will be responsible for the following:

•Fact-check copy for content and accuracy.

•Verify all information in article is correct and is presented correctly.

•Contact sources to verify accuracy of information.

•Conduct web-based research to verify accuracy of information.

•Other duties, which may include copyediting or writing, as assigned.


The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

•Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university, ideally in English or journalism.

•1-2 years of professional fact checking experience for a major consumer or trade publication, preferably for a lifestyle publication.

•Thorough knowledge of web-based research tools.

•Proficiency in all MS Office programs and MAC platform.

•Familiarity with InCopy and/or InDesign programs preferred but not required.

•Familiarity with pop culture.


Successful candidates work well under pressure and thrive in a dynamic, deadline-driven, rapidly changing environment. This position will work independently and as part of a team.

We offer a competitive compensation package, health benefits, 401(k) with company match and a generous Paid Time Off program.

For immediate consideration, please send your resume and cover letter, including salary requirements to: jobs@nichemedia.net and indicate “Research Editor" in the subject field.

RESUMES WITHOUT SALARY REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

No phone calls please. Candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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