Assistant Editor

Location
Henderson
Posted
Jul 14, 2014
Closes
Aug 13, 2014
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Niche Media is looking for a driven Assistant Editor to join our high-performing Vegas magazine team. The primary duties for this position include the following:

•Assist with conceiving and pitching stories for each issue, and support Editor-in-Chief in executing and producing assigned stories and sections.

•Responsible for writing several short pieces and producing magazine-ready copy within established deadlines.

•Work with the marketing department to oversee photo section and make sure it is edit-ready for ship week.

•Work with photo editors to select art, assist with managing photo shoots and make sure art comes in for each piece/section assigned to the Editor-in-Chief.

•Handle and produce online content for magazine as needed.

•Represent the magazine in the community by attending/hosting events on behalf of assigned magazine.

•Meet with local power players to boost magazine presence, as necessary and appropriate.

•Responsible for execution of clerical/administrative duties for the editorial team.

•Other duties as assigned.


The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

•Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

•Minimum one year editorial experience (full time position or internship), preferably in the magazine industry.

•Strong writing and editing skills.

•Strong working knowledge of AP Style.

•Familiarity with Microsoft Office programs, Adobe InDesign, and Gmail required.


Successful candidates work well under pressure and thrive in a dynamic, deadline-driven, rapidly changing environment. This position will work independently and as part of a team.

We offer a competitive compensation package, health benefits, 401(k) with company match and a generous Paid Time Off program.

For immediate consideration, please send your resume and cover letter, including salary requirements to: jobs@nichemedia.net and indicate "VM Assistant Editor" in the subject field.

RESUMES WITHOUT SALARY REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

No phone calls please. Candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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