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Assistant/Associate Editor / Bookazines or Books
Ref No.: 17-12176
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 09/22/2017 to 01/22/2018
 Bachelors degree with 2-5 years experience
 
Job Summary: An assistant/associate editor works with senior editorial staff to drive style and content of the publication, potentially taking ownership of a piece of section. You will review and edit content. The goal is to provide exceptional, informative and engaging content.
 
Primary Responsibilities include: Suggest stories and generate headline ideas in alignment with targeted audience's preferences, Proofread, edit and improve stories or pieces, Short writing assignments. Turn-around edited copy in quick and timely fashion. Proofreading pages before going to press; assisting other staff to meet their deadlines.
 
Requirements: Knowledge of a specialist area may be needed. Computer skills and a comfort with Content Management Software (In Copy and InDesign) strongly preferred. Good news sense and judgment, knowledge of current events and trends. Strong interpersonal & communication skills, professionalism are required.