Assistant Editor-Popular Science
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.