Assistant/Associate Editor

Location
New York
Posted
May 23, 2014
Closes
Jun 22, 2014
Contact
Mr. HR Manager
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
One of our monthly business and technology publications is looking for an assistant/associate editor to write feature and news analysis stories for the magazine and news pieces for the daily news Web site. This is an opportunity to work with the leading publication in its space, serving business managers and C-level executives, and to be exposed to a burgeoning business and technology market.

We are looking for a detail-oriented, hard-working, creative, and responsible individual who can excel in a fast-paced environment. The candidate should be a skilled wordsmith with an unyielding dedication to the craft and is a highly motivated self-starter. Recent college graduates are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications
Candidates should have the following:
- Impeccable writing, editing, and research skills
- A high level of professionalism and journalistic integrity
- Excellent time management and organizational skills
- Strong news judgment
- Ability to work well with others in a close team environment
- Knowledge of SEO and social media best practices
- BA or MA degree in journalism or a related discipline

Job Responsibilities
Candidates will be required to do the following:
- Conduct interviews on a near-daily basis
- Pitch news and feature story ideas to senior editors
- Simultaneously juggle several stories
- Write accurate, well-researched, intelligent news analysis, features, and case studies
- Suggest compelling headlines and summaries
- Work with editors and designer on story ideas from conception to creation
- Become a subject-matter expert and an advocate for the publication
- Some travel

Along with your resume and cover letter, please include three clips of your work. We will contact only those candidates we plan to interview.

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