Part-Time Editorial Assistant

Employer
Philadelphia magazine
Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)
Salary
Please inquire
Posted
May 31, 2018
Ref
Creative Services
Specialty
Copyediting
Level
Entry Level
Metro Area
Philadelphia
Duration
Part Time

The Creative Services department of Philadelphia magazine is looking for a part-time editorial assistant to work with our team on print and digital products. We produce a series of magazines for clients including the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board and the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau as well as sponsor content for Philadelphia magazine and phillymag.com. The assistant will gain hands-on experience working in all facets of custom content.

Responsibilities include:

  • Fact checking and copyediting stories
  • Assisting the editorial team with research and interviews
  • Writing print and digital sponsor content
  • Managing invoices
  • Working in the office 29 hours a week (schedule is flexible)

Desired skills and experience

  • Internship or one year of experience at a website, magazine or newspaper
  • An interest in writing and magazine publishing
  • Strong attention to detail and copyediting skills
  • Knowledge of AP style
  • Experience fact checking for a publication or website
  • Self-starter and deadline-oriented
  • Organized

Metro Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.