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Assistant Editor, Third Party Content

Law360, New York, NY

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Salary:

Duration: full_time


We are seeking an assistant editor to join our Third-Party Content Team in New York City.

The assistant editor is responsible for helping produce daily articles written by subject matter experts spanning diverse legal practice specialties. Duties include but are not limited to daily article formatting and copyediting; executing publishing licenses; communicating with authors and PR agencies; researching news topics and potential authors; and assisting with coverage of a range of different beats.

Basic Requirements:

At least 1 year of journalism experience

Experience working on deadline in a breaking news environment

Strong writing and editing skills, including firm grasp of AP Style

Preferred Requirement:

Undergraduate degree or higher in Journalism or English

Experience in working collaboratively with a team of editors

Understanding of legal industry and law firm culture is a plus

Qualified candidates will be asked to complete writing and editing tests electronically.

Law360 offers extensive training on legal topics. Business or legal editing experience is preferred but not required. However, professional reporting experience and strong writing and analytical skills are required to succeed in this job.

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Law360 offices are located in NYC, Washington DC, and Los Angeles. We offer a casual and flexible work environment, comprehensive benefits (including; medical, dental, generous paid time off, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and a pre-tax commuter program), and competitive salary.