Assistant Editor

Aug 27, 2013
Sep 26, 2013
Human Resources
Full Time
Niche Media is looking for a driven Assistant Editor to join our high-performing Vegas magazine team. The primary duties for this position include the following:

•Conceive and pitch stories for each issue and newsletter, then assist with executing and producing assigned stories and sections.

•Write several stories, complete designated online calendar listings, and produce magazine-ready copy within established deadlines.

•Plan, execute, fact-check, and write Invited section (social events).

•Work with the marketing department to oversee photo section, and ensure all assigned sections are edit-ready for ship week.

•Work with photo editors to select art, assist with managing photo shoots, gather photos for Guide pages, and make sure art comes in for each piece/section assigned to the Editor-in-Chief. Coordinate/schedule freelance photographers for events.

•Coordinate intern process and work with interns to manage social media duties (i.e. Twitter account).

•Represent the magazine in the community by attending/hosting events on behalf of assigned magazine.

•Meet with local power players to boost magazine presence, as necessary and appropriate.

•Perform editorial-related clerical/administrative duties for the Editor-in-Chief.

•Other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

•Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; 1-2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Minimum one year editorial experience, preferably in the magazine industry.
•Strong writing and editing skills.
•Strong knowledge of AP style.
•Ability to use MAC platform and work within Adobe Suite (InDesign).

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: and indicate “VM Assistant Editor" in the subject field.


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

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