Assistant Data Editor

New York
Dec 03, 2013
Jan 02, 2014
Human Resources
Full Time
Crain's New York Business provides news, information and connections on all facets of New York through the prism of business. Crain's is the leading source of information on the New York economy, the companies and industries that operate here, and connections between government and industry. Crain's publishes daily news coverage on, weekly coverage in print, and three specialized online daily reports – Insider, Pulse and Real Estate Daily – providing scoops and inside information on politics, health care and real estate, respectively. Readers come to Crain's for in-depth coverage of the many industries that make up the fabric of New York's business community. Print circulation of 50,000 and more than 300,000 average monthly unique visitors.

Crain’s seeks an assistant data editor with a keen interest in research and data visualization to help us publish our award-winning lists in print and online. Responsibilities include assisting the Data Editor in preparing and compiling all lists and related infographics, directories and other data projects, and special reports for print and online. The assistant data editor will report and write list-related news, prepare weekly web supplements to accompany our lists, and report and produce our “Stats and the City” franchise. The assistant data editor will work closely with other reporters and the web production team to provide graphic and data supplements for text stories and multimedia web features.

Job requirements
• Library Science Degree or Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in journalism, communications, economics, or related field
• Must be a detail-oriented individual with a passion for accuracy and thoroughness
• Must be a self-starter who can work both independently and as part of a team, on-deadline, in a fast-paced environment
• Knowledge of business and financial concepts
• Talent for writing clear, concise news and feature stories
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite products and at least several of the following: CartoDB, Google Fusion Tables, Highcharts, HTML, CSS, jQuery, PHP, SQL, JavaScript, XML

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