Nutrition Editor - Shape Magazine

New York
Feb 04, 2014
Mar 06, 2014
Ms. Hiring Manager
Full Time
Shape, a leading women’s fitness and lifestyle publication, is looking for a talented, experienced, and enthusiastic editor to head up its nutrition department. This person should be a highly creative thinker with excellent reporting and packaging skills who is plugged in to food trends and culture as well as knowledgeable about healthy eating. Should be able to work quickly and createsnappy, incisive copy and heds/deks. Must have at least 5 years of consumermagazine experience, including working with recipe developers and chefs and editing recipes and food stories.

Responsibilities include:
--pitching and writing copy for front-of-book food section, both news items about nutrition and weight-loss, and industry news about gadgets, grocery products, and how-to cooking tips.
--assigning (or writing) and editing 1- and 2-page front-of-book articles about food and health
--coming up with concepts forregular FOB features on nutrition, recipes, and seasonal specialties
--assigning and editing 2- to3-page FOB recipe stories
--assigning and editing 6- to8-page food/recipe features

The ideal candidate is a take-charge, self-motivated, and organized individual who is comfortable attending food shoots, working closely with chefs and cookbook authors, andcontinually coming up with fresh and imaginative packaging ideas.

Please send resume and salary requirements when responding to this job posting.

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