Art in America: Assistant Editor

New York City, New York (US)
Base + Benefits (Medical, Dental ,Vision & 401k)
May 13, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Art in America: Assistant Editor

Published since 1913, Art in America is an independent magazine devoted to art criticism. We seek a full-time Assistant Editor with strong writing and editing skills and a deep interest in contemporary art. Reporting to the Editor and working closely with a tight-knit editorial staff, the Assistant Editor helps prepare reviews and columns for publication online and in print, contributing to all stages of the editorial process. The Assistant Editor also plays a vital role in expanding Art in America’s digital presence.


  • Commissions and edits columns and reviews for Art in America
  • Commissions and edits stories for
  • Writes essays for the website and print magazine
  • Manages an intensive fact-checking and proofreading process
  • Contributes to Art in America’s social media accounts
  • Maintains digital and print archives
  • Corresponds with writers, curators, and art institutions


  • Bachelor’s degree in art history or related field
  • At least one year of professional editorial experience that includes detailed fact-checking, copy-editing, and proofreading
  • Familiarity with the contemporary art world
  • Proficiency with online publishing and social media
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines 

About Art in America:

For more than a century, Art in America has published groundbreaking critical insights about contemporary art and culture. Each monthly issue features exhibition reviews, interviews with leading artists, and in-depth essays by critics, curators, and scholars at the forefront of their fields. Art in America has earned a reputation for promoting informed analysis of the most important art movements in the United States and around the world. Between its flagship print edition and growing digital presence—bolstered by more than a million followers on social media—Art in America today reaches both influential art world insiders as well as a broad audience invested in understanding pivotal cultural trends.

Art in America’s parent company, Penske Media Corporation (PMC), is a leading digital media, publishing, and information Services Company founded in 2003.

About PMC:

PMC’s award-winning content attracts a monthly audience of more than 180 million and empowers more than 1 million global CEOs and business thought-leaders in markets that impact the world. Our dynamic events, data services, and rich content entertain and educate today’s fashion, retail, beauty, entertainment and lifestyle sectors. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 11 countries worldwide, Penske Media is the way global influencers are informed, connected, and inspired. To learn more about PMC and its iconic brands, visit


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