Assistant Editor-Popular Science

Location
New York
Posted
Jun 13, 2014
Closes
Jul 13, 2014
Contact
Ms. Bonnier Recruitment
Category
Publishing
Duration
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



Qualifications/Skills:
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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