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POST DATE 8/25/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016

Meredith Corporation New York, NY

Company
Meredith Corporation
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
JR02127
AJE Ref #
575978633
Location
New York, NY
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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The Editorial Assistant coordinates a wide range of editing and assisting duties.
The Editorial Assistant coordinates a wide range of editing and assisting duties.

Essential Job Functions
45%
Assists editors with research, interviews, and project management with concentration in fitness. Assists with fact checking; creating, tracking, and processing writer contracts and payments.
30%
Contributes to magazine and website: compiles, pitches, researches and writes short items.
15%
Write and pitch fitness themed stories for Shape.com and fitnessmagazine.com
10%
Performs miscellaneous administrative duties. Assists executive editor. Attends press events.

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.
Education:
Bachelor s degree in Journalism or related field or equivalent training and/or experience.
Experience:
Job or internship at magazine or web site preferred.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Knowledge and demonstrated expertise in digital media.
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Ability to interact responsibly and kindly with readers and experts.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Solid understanding of online community features and potential of community generated content.
Proficiency with InCopy helpful..