Editorial Assistant, The Root

Employer
Slate Magazine
Location
New York
Posted
Mar 24, 2014
Closes
Apr 23, 2014
Category
Publishing
Role
Researcher
Duration
Full Time
The RootA is the premier news, opinion and culture site for African-American influencers. Over eighty percent of its two million monthly visitors possess a college degree or higher and identify with being part of the Obama Generation.A Founded in 2008, under the leadership Americaa?'s foremost public intellectual, Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. of Harvard University, The Root provides smart, timely coverage of breaking news, thought-provoking commentary and gives voice to a better-educated and more diverse America. The Root is a subsidiary of The Slate Group, owned by Graham Holdings Company (formerly The Washington Post Company). Visit us atA www.theroot.com, on TwitterA @TheRoot247A and onA Facebook.

The Editorial Assistant, based in either DC or NY, serves as assistant to both the publisher and managing editor. Manages publisher's calendar and coordinates travel. Oversees staff work schedules and vacations, organizes and updates all editorial files, including special projects. Light editorial responsibilities including story research and CMS production.A

Requirements:

* At least 2 years of editorial experience
* Working knowledge of CMS
* College degree

Perks:

Health benefits, 401(k), pension, parking subsidy

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