Editorial Assistant

Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
Competitive compensation including Vacation and Holiday Pay, health & welfare benefits, and 401k
Posted
Aug 26, 2019
Level
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

BROADWAY.COM

EDITORIAL ASSISTANT  

Broadway.com is seeking a NYC-based eager and creative Editorial Assistant who loves live theater and people who make it.  

The Editorial Assistant will have hands-on experience with all phases of the editorial, production, photo and video departments. Strong writing skills are a must, as well as knowledge of the Broadway scene and its players. Daily responsibilities will be assisting the Editor-in-Chief, Managing Editor and other editors as needed, in addition to writing news and features on a daily basis. The Editorial Assistant will also be expected to pitch and execute original ideas regularly, and have a creative mind to keep the content on the site always moving forward.   

The ideal candidate should have a passion for entertainment and the kind of content that Broadway.com creates, with the vision of making the theater scene exciting and accessible. They should not only care about what’s happening on Broadway, but on the pop culture scene at large.   

Please be creative, clever and forward-thinking, with excellent writing skills.  

Responsibilities include:   

  • Assisting the Broadway.com editorial team on a daily basis.  
  • Writing news and feature stories.  
  • Interviewing theater makers and creating exciting content.  
  • Conceiving and pitching articles.  
  • Building photo galleries with captions.  
  • Transcribing interviews and other audio files.  
  • Creating closed captioning files for videos.  
  • Covering live events as a reporter.  
  • Creating photo art for articles in Adobe PhotoShop.  
  • Proofing content on the site.  
  • Assisting content producers in creation of articles and videos.   

When applying, please send resume and cover letter, explaining why you’re the right candidate for the position and salary requirements, as well as relevant writing samples.  

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We offer competitive compensation including Vacation and Holiday Pay, health & welfare benefits, and a 401(k) retirement plan. 

Salary requirements must be included for consideration. 

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa. 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Broadway Across America is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal employment opportunity to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other legally protected classification under local, state or federal laws. 

HIRING PRACTICES
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. 
Broadway Across America recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Broadway Across America may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.   

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