Editor

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Feb 28, 2014
Closes
Mar 30, 2014
Contact
Ms. Hiring Manager
Category
Digital Media
Seeking experienced editor-reporters to research, write and edit short, factual headlines and objective descriptions for points of interest (restaurants, hotels, attractions, etc.) Successful candidates may be called upon to lead a team of freelancer writers, assuring that tight deadlines are met while the work maintains a high level of quality and adheres to a well-defined editorial style. Good communication skills are essential for this position.

Candidates will be required to complete an editorial exercise to determine aptitude for the work.

Required skills and expertise:
* Able to write succinctly and accurately under deadline pressure
* Able to research multiple categories (e.g., restaurants, hotels, nightlife, etc.) in an efficient manner
*Able to adjust to a tight, well-defined editorial style and tone of voice
*Comfortable working in a content management system
*Is a specialist in at least one (and ideally more than one) of the following categories: restaurants, nightlife, shopping, hotels, attractions
*Demonstrates ability to deliver content in a timely manner and hits weekly targets

This is a full-time (40-hour a week,) temporary position for a six-month assignment.


Please e-mail resume with a cover letter and salary requirements.

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