Assistant Editor, Cosmopolitan at Hearst Magazines US
Posted in Writing/Editing 20 days ago.
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Location: New York, New York
Cosmopolitan Magazine seeks a junior editor to work across all sections, pitching, writing, and editing stories. She/he will own a few pages (from idea generation to assigning to editing), and be responsible for writing all the fashion display copy in the magazine. She/he must be able to work in a team environment; experience collaborating with fashion market editors and designers is a plus. Ideally, this editor is a nimble, versatile talent who can report a career story, edit the horoscopes section, and write a Cosmo Quiz—all in the same month, along with other duties. She/he should have a clever, lively writing style, innate curiosity, and can-do attitude.
* Two to four years of writing and/or editing experince at a consumer magazine or website
* Very strong reporting skills and writing voice, and the ability to turn in smart, snappy copy
* Creative thinking, with a talent for consistently coming up with timely, relevant ideas
* Excellent multi-tasking skills and hyper-efficient work process