Real Weddings Editor, Brides

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Jul 12, 2013
Closes
Aug 11, 2013
Duration
Full Time

Real Weddings Editor, Brides

Overview/Purpose 

BRIDES is looking for an editor to manage all of our Real Weddings coverage for both print and digital. (S)he should be energetic and driven to excellence, love weddings and all their trappings, and have a strong editorial and visual sense.

Primary Responsibilities

     Assign and edit (or write) all Real Weddings stories for BRIDES magazine and on BRIDES.com.

     Wrangle weddings to feature in BRIDES and on BRIDES.COM. Review submissions from photographers, planners, and other industry professionals, and actively seek great, current weddings by cultivating industry contacts, and reviewing blogs and other magazines for vendor ideas, word-of-mouth, etc.

     Pitch weddings to senior staff for coverage.

     Manage acquisition of photos and negotiate exclusivity for them.

     Liaise with market editors for Real Weddings merch pages.

     Make initial photo edit on weddings selected for online coverage, and write slideshows.

     Blog, tweet, post, etc. as needed.

     Also potential to pitch, write and edit for other sections, as time allows.


Requirements:

Ideal candidate will be a talented, mid-level editor who is as passionate about words and beautiful images as (s)he is about weddings. (S)he’ll have assigned and edited stellar content for a major magazine or website, and (s)he’ll have familiarity with the wedding biz, know who’s who in the biz, and be excited to further develop industry contacts and talk to young couples about the details of the best day of their lives so far.

Conde Nast is renowned for provocative, influential, award winning content-across brands, across platforms, and across continents. In the United States, Conde Nast publishes 18 consumer magazines, four business-to-business publications, 27 websites, and more than 50 apps for mobile and tablet devices, all of which define excellence in their categories. The company also owns Fairchild Fashion Media (FFM), whose portfolio of brands serves as the leading source of news and analysis for the global fashion community. Conde Nast has won more National Magazine Awards over the past ten years than all of its competitors combined.

We’re committed to attracting new talent to keep us at the top of our business. If you are looking to be part of a culture of excellence marked by journalistic integrity and superior design, we invite you to explore this career opportunity and see how your talent and aspirations might fit within Conde Nast. Visit CondeNast.com and follow us on Twitter @CondeNastCorp and @CondeNastCareer.

Conde Nast is an equal opportunity workplace.
Duties and responsibilities may be adjusted based on years of experience.
Salary is also commensurate with experience.

 

 

 

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