Associate Beauty Editor, Ladies' Home Journal

Posted: 1/29/2014 | Expires: 2/28/2014

Location: New York
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description:

We are looking for a creative, organized, hard-working Associate beauty editor to assist the beauty director with all of the department's responsibilities. The associate editor will call in and organize beauty products, factcheck all beauty stories, do background research for features, help brainstorm story concepts with the beauty director, write occasional stories, and manage the day-to-day functions of the department. The candidate should have excellent writing skills. The associate beauty editor will also meet with beauty PR reps at desksides or beauty events when needed.

Minimum Qualifications:
All must be met to be considered.

Bachelor's degree in Journalism, English or related field. Must have a previous history of beauty department experience and/or extensive experience/internships in the beauty industry.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Good writing and editing skills.
Good interpersonal skills.
Advanced fact checking and research skills - must be resourceful, savvy and accurate.
Knowledge of beauty field, with industry contacts.
Proficiency with Mac, Microsoft Word, and internet.
Ability to multi-task, prioritize and organize.
Must display high degree of interest in the subject matter.
Able to think creatively to conceptualize viable stories/layout design.

Our cornerstone is knowledge of the home, family, food and lifestyle markets. From that, we have built businesses that serve well-defined audiences, deliver the messages of advertisers, and extend our brand franchises and expertise to related markets.