Editorial Assistant, POPSUGAR Fashion

Location
New York
Posted
Apr 09, 2014
Closes
May 09, 2014
Contact
Ms. Mandy Harris
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
POPSUGAR is looking for a creative, driven editorial assistant for its fashion site. Our ideal candidate has excellent writing skills, is Internet savvy, can spot trends in the making, and has a strong interest in fashion. If you can spot a Celine bag from a mile away, live for Fashion Week, and are eager to work on a thriving, growing online publication, we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with other Fashion team members on daily content; research and write multiple posts each day about trends, shopping, and fashion news

  • Support Fashion editors daily by selecting and editing images for stories, transcribing interviews, and other miscellaneous editorial tasks

  • Assist Fashion editors with editorial tasks such as pitching stories to partners, updating editorial calendars, keeping track of contacts, and building social media efforts

  • Attend and report on industry events, including Fashion Week, as needed

  • Share evening and weekend coverage duties with the rest of the Fashion team


Required Qualifications:
  • 1-2 years of professional experience in writing/editing/blogging, online publishing, or related field

  • Strong interest in and grasp of the fashion arena

  • Strong knowledge of online and social media, especially as it relates to fashion

  • Superior attention to detail and deadlines

  • Strong time management skills and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced startup
    environment

  • HTML and Photoshop skills preferred


Please submit a resume and cover letter to fashnyjob@popsugar.com, and tell us why you think you’d be the perfect fit for POPSUGAR Fashion. This job is full-time and on site in POPSUGAR’s NYC office. No phone calls, please.


Please submit a resume and cover letter to fashnyjob@popsugar.com, and tell us why you think you’d be the perfect fit for POPSUGAR Fashion. This job is full-time and on site in POPSUGAR’s NYC office. No phone calls, please.

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