Assistant Editor-Popular Science

New York
Jun 13, 2014
Jul 13, 2014
Ms. Bonnier Recruitment
Full Time
Popular Science seeks an enterprising assistant editor to join its web team in a quest for world domination.

The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of experience writing, editing and producing content for science and technology news sites. Smart story ideas, great voice, high productivity, excellent teamwork, and a passion for online journalism are musts.

We're also looking for someone with command of a beat that speaks to the Popular Science brand, such as space (private/human spaceflight, planetary science, astrophysics), consumer technology, (gadgets, cars, internet security/privacy), energy (generation, storage, distribution), robots/artificial intelligence, military/defense, and/or other topics that appeal to our audience.

Responsibilities include:

- writing and editing daily news, explainers, feature stories, and other formats

- online content production

- helping manage our social media presence

- other duties as needed or assigned

A knack for any of the following will help get our attention:

- pulling together authoritative multimedia web features

- appearing on-camera/hosting videos

- running social media accounts with large followings

To apply, please provide a one-page cover letter, a one-page resume, and five relevant clips that show us what you can do—and how well you can do it.

Please include resume.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Please include salary requirement.

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