Assistant Food Editor

Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Competitive annual salary + benefits
Jan 23, 2017
Metro Area
Full Time

John Brown Media, the leading global content marketing agency with US headquarters in Boston, is launching an exciting health and food-minded digital publication on behalf of a leading international weight management brand.
The assistant food editor will work closely with the food editor to oversee recipe development, ensure the smooth running of the development process, and maintain editorial standards.

-Developing and testing recipes in collaboration with the food editor.
-Help manage logistics of recipe creation process.
-Assist food editor and art team in planning for photo shoots, with food prep, and shopping when needed.
-Manage product availability confirmation process with appropriate clients.
-Writing recipe introduction and editorial copy where needed.
-Participate in brainstorming and conceiving of new recipe ideas.
-Write recipe pitches.
-Manage freelancer invoices and expenses and assist the food editor in making sure the team stays within the budget for each issue.

-2 years kitchen experience either in restaurants or test kitchen.
-Knowledge of national and regional food trends as well as health-minded trends.
-Ability to edit recipes and copy in adherence to house style.
-Experience working with food in multi-platform scenarios.
-Able to work from home using home kitchen for any recipe development and testing as needed.

A plus:

  • Food styling experience
  • Nutritional analysis
  • Client experience
  • Experience in the food publishing sector