Assistant Editor, Research

Location
New York City, New York
Salary
competitive+ medical, dental, vision, 401(k), etc.
Posted
May 23, 2018
Level
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

<p>Dance Media has an immediate opening for a research assistant to fact check articles for a popular suite of magazines (print and digital) that cover all aspects of the dance community. The research assistant will also help to schedule Dance Media's copydesk of freelance copyeditors, proofreaders and fact-checkers. There is the opportunity to actively participate on an editorial team, contributing article ideas and editorial support.</p> <p>The successful candidate has a strong background in dance (all genres) as well as good communication skills (phone and email), meticulous attention to detail, is deadline oriented and capable of balancing priorities. The ideal candidate has a degree in English or journalism—a dance degree is a plus. Must have a working knowledge of&nbsp;dance terminology and techniques, and be familiar&nbsp;with standard proofreading marks.</p> <p>This full-time salaried position is based on-site in our Manhattan office (near Penn Station) and includes paid vacation and sick time; medical, dental, vision and transit benefits; and 401(k).&nbsp;This is a growth track position. Many former research assistants have continued on to editorial careers at Dance Media.</p> <p>Please submit a cover letter, resumé and writing sample to Madeline Schrock. No phone calls, please.</p> <p>DanceMedia publishes <em>Dance Magazine, Dance Spirit, Pointe, Dance Teacher</em> and<em> Dance Retailer News.</em></p>

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