Associate Editor

Framingham, Massachusetts (US)
Competitive annual salary + benefits effective day one
Aug 19, 2019
Editor / Editorial
Metro Area
Full Time

Emerald is the largest operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States, with most of our shows dating back several decades. We currently operate more than 80 trade shows, including 31 of the top 250 trade shows in the country as ranked by TSNN, as well as numerous other events. Our events connect over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupy more than 6.5 million NSF of exhibition space. We have been recognized with many awards and accolades that reflect our industry leadership as well as the importance of our shows to the exhibitors and attendees we serve.

Emerald Expositions seeks an Associate Editor whose role encompasses work on two industry-leading, technology-related trade brands: Commercial Integrator; and TechDecisions.

The responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Write feature articles, news and products for both print and web
  • Assist in editing copy in Word document draft phase of production, often requiring headline creation; writing image captions; including directives/suggestions for potential images, pull quotes and other visuals to accompany articles and enhance page layouts
  • Work independently and with editorial teams to curate from publications’ websites, and in some cases produce, appropriate content to be used for various “department” pages included in print issues
  • Collaborate with chief editors on content ideas and planning for current and future publication issues and website content
  • Communicate with and edit contributions from freelance writers and industry subject matter experts
  • Occasional work travel that includes representing publications and developing relationships with industry manufacturers and PR/marketing personnel during visits to tradeshows, manufacturing facilities, association conferences, etc
  • Produce articles, slideshows, social media posts and other content based on such work trips; post other content to publication websites on occasion
  • Work with manufacturer personnel on developing and creating articles and videos for custom content as needed


  • 2 years’ experience writing and creating content for print or digital publications
  • Degree in Journalism degree or similar writing-focused field
  • Understanding of Google SEO with the ability to optimize content for web
  • Knowledge of AP style helpful
  • Ability to stay organized and communicate effectively in verbal and written form
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a dynamic environment