Editorial Assistant - Shape
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POST DATE 8/25/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016
New York, NY
JOB DESCRIPTIONThe 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
Assists editors with research, interviews, and project management with concentration in fitness. Assists with fact checking; creating, tracking, and processing writer contracts and payments.
Contributes to magazine and website: compiles, pitches, researches and writes short items.
Write and pitch fitness themed stories for Shape.com and fitnessmagazine.com
Performs miscellaneous administrative duties. Assists executive editor. Attends press events.
Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.
Bachelor s degree in Journalism or related field or equivalent training and/or 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..