Style Editor

Location
New York
Posted
Jan 09, 2014
Closes
Feb 08, 2014
Contact
Ms. Claire Hoffman
Duration
Full Time
BizBash is looking for a style editor who can oversee our coverage of style trends and new products, and put together idea-packed service pieces.

This editor will work on large and small stories, and must be able to work independently as well as manage collaborative projects with contributions from across the editorial staff.

Our ideal candidate is equally skilled at reporting trend-focused news stories and producing smartly packaged, photo-driven pages.

Job duties include:
* Overseeing several pages in the front of the magazine, as well as a feature story or two in each issue.
* Writing regular trend stories and new product items for the Web site.
* Working with editors and writers across the country to maintain a consistent style and taste level.
* Maintaining a broad network of sources and contacts in areas including food, spirits, floral and event design, rental items, gifts, and entertainment.
* Identifying industry trends, helpful products, and up-and-coming talent.

Essential skills and qualifications include:
* Three to five years of editing and writing experience for a magazine or Web site.
* Some knowledge and/or interest in wedding trends, food, spirits, design, furniture, tabletop products, and entertainment.
* Strong packaging skills.
* Experience and/or interest in working across several channels: print, Web, video, and social media.
* Excellent time management, multitasking, organizational, and problem-solving skills.

NOTE: Please send a letter, a resume, and three writing samples to managing editor Claire Hoffman at choffman@bizbash.com with "style editor" in the subject line. No phone calls, no faxes.

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