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Associate Editor

Job ID: 62434
Job Views: 316
Location: New York, New York, United States
Postal Code: 10007
Job Category: Publishing
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: 65000 per year
Posted: 07.14.2021

Job Description

TITLE Associate Editor
FLSA/DOL STATUS: Exempt/Full-Time
BRAND: Fast Company

Fast Company is looking for an associate editor who will be primarily responsible for contributing as a writer and an editor to the print magazine and the Recommender vertical online. The ideal candidate will be someone who brims with ideas and story pitches, enjoys magazine-making, and has an interest in the topics Fast Company covers: a thoughtful mix of big companies and intriguing startups; the intersection of business and culture; and emerging leaders in the worlds of technology, entertainment, social good, and beyond. There are also ample opportunities to contribute to and be part of company-wide projects, including video and podcast content and live events. This position will be represented by the Fast Company and Inc. Union/WGA.

What You'll Be Doing:
• Conceiving, assigning, and editing short-form stories and editorial packages for print, including contributing to Fast Company’s awards-program franchises
• Developing ideas and editing stories for the Recommender vertical, which highlights new products and brands
• Collaborating with digital reporters to workshop ideas for print; identifying and cultivating new contributors to Fast Company
• Managing larger editorial projects: assigning to multiple writers, juggling deadlines, coordinating with photo and art teams; and moving stories through production
• Reaching out to companies and executives to deepen industry knowledge, develop pitches, and secure their participation in stories
• Pitching ideas of business leaders and companies for Fast Company events, videos, and podcasts

Job Requirements

What We're Looking For:
• At least 3 years of editorial experience, ideally in print
• Excellent writing and editing skills
• Knowledge of and interest in the companies, people, and topics that Fast Company covers
• Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
• A keen eye for seeing multiple story and format possibilities and structuring them for each platform
• A natural affinity for collaborating and openness to taking direction • Strong organizational skills
• Endless curiosity


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