Research Editor- Philadelphia magazine

Employer
Metrocorp
Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)
Salary
Please inquire
Posted
Oct 12, 2017
Closes
Nov 08, 2017
Specialty
Editor / Editorial
Metro Area
Philadelphia
Duration
Full Time

Philadelphia magazine, an award-winning monthly publication, is seeking a research editor. Primary responsibilities include working with writers to collect source material and notes for the fact-checking process; fact-checking articles thoroughly to verify their accuracy and ensure their fairness, with an eye toward potential legal issues; working with writers, editors and attorneys to make necessary changes to an article; researching through news searches, public record searches and phone calls. Additionally, the research editor will regularly write for both our online publications and print magazine.

Requirements:

  • Two years of previous research and/or media experience
  • Professional writing experience
  • Must thrive under deadline pressure and be extremely detail-oriented
  • Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills

This position is based in Old City, Philadelphia. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, résumé and writing sample to Rachel Chernaskey at rchernaskey@phillymag.com with the subject line “Research Editor Position.”

Metro Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.