Editorial Writer Job Description Sample
The New York Times is looking for an opinion writer to cover business and economics. This writer will be responsible for producing unsigned editorials and bylined pieces, from enterprising projects to news commentary, on subjects ranging from taxes to trade to income inequality and the future of work.
We're looking for someone who writes sharply and provocatively and is ambitious to range widely. We're also looking for a great colleague. This writer will be a member of The Times's editorial board, a writers' collaborative on which beats can be shared, and journalists roam across subjects and forms of commentary.
The ability to write precisely and urgently are crucial. So is a sense of humor. This position is represented by the Newspaper Guild of New York.
Benefits and Perks:
Make an impact by supporting our original, independent and deeply reported journalism.
We provide competitive health, dental, vision and life insurance for employees and their families
We support responsible retirement planning with a generous 401(k) company match.
We offer a competitive parental leave.
We are committed to career development and ongoing learning, and provide employees $8,000 annually for tuition reimbursement.
We have frequent panel discussions and talks by a wide variety of newsmakers and industry leaders.
Join a community committed to the richness of diversity, experiences and talents in the world we cover, supported by a variety of employee resource groups.
The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.
The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics.
Urban Outfitters: Editorial Copywriter
Founded in 1970, Urban Outfitters (www.UrbanOutfitters.com) operates more than 200 stores in the United States, Canada, and Europe, all offering an eclectic mix of merchandise. We stock our stores with what we love, calling on our—and our customer's—interest in contemporary art, music, and fashion. From men's & women's apparel and accessories to items for the apartment, we offer a lifestyle-specific shopping experience for the educated, urban-minded individual in the 18 to 30 year-old range—both online and in our stores as well as through our catalog.
Copywriter, Brand Voice
At Urban Outfitters, brand voice represents both a pure, purposeful expression of our brand identity and an opportunity to build the relationship between our brand and our customer. It's what we say, how we say it, why we say it, where and when we say it… and more than that, it's the well-reasoned argument for saying something in the first place. Our brand voice is fluid, evolving, and constantly flexing to keep pace with our customer. It is manifested across varied channels, working in connection with our visual systems, and woven throughout our digital properties, store environment, product design and packaging, experiential activations, and more.
Urban Outfitters is looking for a highly skilled, idea-driven writer to help shape the future of the UO brand. In this role, you'll build brand affinity by shaping and implementing language that tells our brand story at every customer touchpoint. Focus will be on the conceptualization, development and execution of a progressive, adaptable brand voice, further defining and codifying a system of writing principles that balances respect for our history with a drive to innovate into our future. This role will be supporting the creation of seasonal marketing plans, aiding in the execution of those plans across key channels and collaborating with a team of writers in our Creative Department to produce on-brand copy for all initiatives and provide guidance and insight regarding brand voice. This role requires an innovator and will be tasked with driving the development and growth of the Urban brand voice.
Develop, deliver, and drive creative brand voice for Urban Outfitters
Demonstrate ownership of our brand voice, and act as an advocate for that brand voice within and
beyond our creative department
Generate new ideas, campaigns, and strategies for applicable projects
Partner with our design teams to deliver exciting assets that work across all channels including but not
limited to: Print, Packaging, Retail, Digital, Social, PR, and Marketing.
Collaborate cross-functionally with Marketing, Merchandising, Digital and Design teams to provide
language for large-scale brand initiatives.
Understand, challenge, and influence existing processes in order to streamline systems and create
more effective working environment.
Maintain awareness of brand competition and protect our unique positioning through nuanced
adjustments in language.
Confidently multi-task, balancing varied projects, personalities and priorities on a regular basis.
Create persuasive messaging, reinforced by compelling copy, to inform, entertain, inspire and engage our customer
Lead the copy process for relevant campaigns and projects, working within the Creative Copy under direction
of Art Directors and Creative Directors, and collaborating across departments.
Execute and support all copy tasks serviced by the Creative Copy team, including but not limited to: subject lines, action tags, regional, local, and national marketing, contests, sweepstakes, affiliate marketing, paid advertising, social media, omni-channel campaigns, operational messaging, testing, proofreading, editing, SEO alignment,
store signage, print work, product packaging, special brand initiatives, and more.
Produce editorial copy, from ideation to execution, on a wide range of projects, creating immersive experiences across all platforms and with a special emphasis on cross-platform narrative, social media, experiential
marketing, and mobile applications.
Work collaboratively to foster a culture that prioritizes respect, empathy, and support.
2-5 years of experience in an agency or in-house writing position, fashion/ecommerce experience a plus
Expert written and verbal communications skills as well as highly polished presentation skills.
Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Creative Writing or a related field.
The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Deputy Managing Editor, Editorial Labs
HuffPost is a Pulitzer Prize-winning source of breaking news, video, features, and entertainment, as well as a highly engaged global community for opinion and conversation. The site launched its first international edition in May 2011.
HuffPost is searching for a visionary and creative tinkerer who wants to help change what news is and find new ways to put journalism in the hands of our audience. You should be endlessly curious, passionate about exploring and discovering what we can accomplish with cutting-edge technology, and an all-weather consumer of content who likes to try new things in new ways. But you must also be a practical conceiver and assessor of tests, capable of collaborating with -- and winning consensus from -- a broad range of colleagues in different parts of the business, setting reasonable benchmarks, as well as prioritizing, iterating or ending experiments based on the results.
The deputy managing editor for innovation leads HuffPost's reconnaissance force, making forays into new audiences, new formats, new platforms and new technology and bringing back information to help HuffPost continue to innovate where and how journalism is created, delivered and consumed. You should be resourceful and thoughtful about how we can learn the most important lessons we need to distinguish HuffPost and its journalism to best attract and serve the largest audience we can keep.
You are a habitual early adopter of new technologies, and have insights into how different kinds of audiences engage with news. In this position, you will:
identify and develop new areas and opportunities for connecting with and keeping audiences, onsite and off-platform;
incubate and lead experiments to test and assess new frontiers in storytelling and journalism, helping us stay on the leading edge of news and keeping us from being disrupted;
instill data-driven decision-making in the newsroom, leading and coordinating testing and iteration among all the editorial teams;
help editorial teams translate high-level strategy into meaningful day-to-day decisions;
act as product liaison, working closely with the product, audience, editorial and analytics teams to innovate
help make HuffPost the foremost incubator for Oath, working with company stakeholders to help conceive of and prioritize testing, then translating what we learn into meaningful lessons across different content brands;
work with partnerships editor, business development, the Impact team and others to propose and develop and attract unique strategic partnerships focused on innovation, audience and revenue
ensure our audience is kept front and center in everything we do
collaborate across groups with diverse priorities and get buy-in for innovation projects, which should be conceived and shaped with those priorities in mind
Impeccable editorial judgement
Excellent communication and collaboration skills, including the ability to work seamlessly across functions, teams and brands
Strong prioritization and organization skills, with the ability to both assess potential and ruthlessly cut back on experiments that aren't working or won't help us achieve our top goals
Experience with audience and storytelling testing and innovation, as well as building upon those tests -- and converting them into regular practice -- to distinguish editorial coverage and a brand in the market
Scientifically minded, clear thinking, with the ability to distill complex challenges and opportunities into simple, provable tests
- 3-5 years newsroom experience as a reporter or editor
"This is a bargaining unit position covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the HuffPost and the Writers Guild of America – East."
Oath is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on, age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Oath is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. Please let us know if you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or participate in the application process.
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Editorial Director, The Balance
About Your Role
As Editorial Director for The Balance, you will help take our personal finance brand to the next level with your digital savvy enthusiasm and first class communication and management skills. Your primary focus will be to manage content quality and improve editorial workflows and user experience. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of what makes high-quality, credible finance online content.
About Your Contributions
Help shape, define, and implement editorial strategy and brand positioning to increase audience and drive user engagement.
Use data to identify new opportunities for the finance channel including editorial gaps, tools, content partnerships and more.
Work with cross-functional teams and content managers to help drive SEO, Email, and social strategies forward.
Track competitive landscape to identify trends and opportunities within the space.
Must have experience with finance content and specific nuances understand the nuances to produce it.
5+ years of work experience
Strong editorial skills and keen sense of what content works well online
Excellent project management skills, attention to detail, ability to multi-task, excellent verbal/written communication skills.
Consistently keep up to date with industry trends related to Finance content; able to identify topics of interest to a wide audience.
Solid understanding of current SEO best practices.
Experience with Google Analytics
For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to com
Score, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication. Our brands include Verywell, The Spruce, The Balance, Investopedia, Lifewire, TripSavvy and ThoughtCo.
Dotdash embraces inclusivity and values our diverse community. We are committed to building a team based on qualifications, merit and business need. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Editorial Assistant, Part Time
This part-time role requires a versatile editor who can assess and edit readers' letters for publication, copy edit editorials and op-ed articles, post content online and promote content through social media. The role requires an interest in the news, especially news involving politics and government, and a familiarity with newspaper style and journalistic principles. It's a good role for a former journalist looking to return to newspaper work, or a new graduate who is a capable writer and editor and well-versed in social media.
Collect, select and edit letters to the editor.
Collect and respond to op-ed submissions; copy edit and write headlines and provide art for selected submissions.
Post letters and opinion articles online .
Post syndicated and state columns.
Use social media to promote opinion contest.
Video, edit and post editorial board interviews.
Sold writing and editing ability
Clear news judgment
Knowledgeable about social media
Bachelor's degree in English, journalism, liberal arts or related field.
Business Insider Editorial Intern, Tech
Business Insider is looking for a paid tech editorial intern for its New York office.
Our tech section covers everything from the hottest startups to big tech personalities to the latest smartphone launches. We need someone who is as enthusiastic about social media as they are about staying on top of the latest product launches and what people in the tech scene are buzzing about.
We want someone who is curious about how certain companies and gadgets dominate our lives while others crumble into dust.
We're looking for the following:
Excellent writing skills
Someone who is psyched to work with text, photos, video, graphics, and audio — often all in the same story
A basic knowledge of the tech industry. An interest in tech product reviews is a plus
Someone with good time-management skills who thrives in the fast-paced environment of a newsroom
As an intern at Business Insider, there's no getting coffee, filing, or making copies
Our interns are an integral part of our team. Many of our current writers and editors started as interns.
BI interns spend their time doing meaningful work: researching, writing, producing, and promoting features and stories — even breaking news if the timing's right.
APPLY HERE with a resume and cover letter if this sounds like your dream internship, and specify why you're interested in working on tech.
This internship is based in our New York headquarters and runs for six months. Interns are expected to work 40 hours a week.
Insider Inc. is the publisher of INSIDER, Markets Insider, and 17 international editions of Business Insider, including the flagship NY-based US edition. The company pioneered a digital-native approach to news and information that is social and mobile at its core, for an ambitious and curious global audience that grew up with digital.
The company launched in 2007, and in ten years, Business Insider has grown to become the most favorite business news brand in the world, when measured by reach. Insider Inc. reaches a global audience of several hundred million readers and viewers. The company also offers a subscription research service, Business Insider Intelligence (BII), that provides in-depth insight, data, and analysis of digital topics.
Every year the company hosts IGNITION, an influential media and technology conferences. Insider Inc. is a subsidiary of Axel Springer SE. We are always looking for talented, curious and motivated individuals to join our growing team.
Insider Editorial Intern, Freelance
INSIDER is hiring a paid editorial intern to assist the freelance editor with managing our freelance network.
Freelance interns work with the freelance editor to review stories from our freelance writers and prepare them for publication on the INSIDER website. They become experts in all our verticals and help the editor select stories across all subject areas. They also review and select photos and other elements to accompany stories on our site.
We're looking for an intern with the following:
Familiarity with the INSIDER brand and our various verticals
Good instincts for what readers find interesting
Experience editing and packaging stories for publication
Attention to detail
Demonstrable fact-checking skills
Familiarity with digital and social media
Ability to work at a fast pace
Copyediting skills and light HTML and Photoshop experience help, as does experience managing a blog. You should be a voracious news reader who is eager to learn the ins and outs of a digital newsroom.
This is a paid internship based out of our New York office. Interns are encouraged to work 40 hours a week, and internships run for six months.
INSIDER is great journalism about what passionate people actually want to know. That's everything from news to food, celebrity to science, politics to sports and all the rest. It's smart. It's fearless. It's fun. We push the boundaries of digital storytelling. Our mission is to inform and inspire.
If this sounds like your dream job, APPLY HERE with a resume and cover letter telling us why you want to be our freelance intern.
Editorial Intern, Cell Press Internship Program
Are you curious/enthusiastic about a career in scientific editing and journalism? If so, we may have the perfect experience for you.
The Editorial Office of Cell Press is offering a winter science writing and editing internship for qualified graduate students or those who have recently finished a graduate program. The program is designed to give you the full experience of being a Scientific Editor at a major scientific publishing organization. You will also learn how scientific research goes from the laboratory to a story in the publishing world, and you will have the opportunity to collaborate with other business teams, including editorial and production. By the end of the internship, you will walk away with experience in science editing and writing, publishing process, and non-academic/non-industrial mentorship. The program is intended for students from underrepresented minorities and those from economically and historically disadvantaged backgrounds.
Location, timing and compensation
Timing: The Winter/Spring internship program will last for 16 weeks between January and June 2019, with 20 hours per week. Start date is flexible.
Stipend: $6,400 for the program (payable biweekly)
Location: Our preference is for a candidate based at the Cell Press offices in Cambridge, MA. However, we are also open to qualified candidates who would be interested in working off-site. An off-site intern is encouraged to visit Cambridge office. No housing or relocation assistance is offered. A laptop will be provided.
Tasks will include:
Completing pre-accept checks for Cell Chemical Biology, Structure, etc.
Proof-reading and line-editing Previews
Line editing reviews for Structure and CCBio
Developing and posting social media content for CCBio and Structure.
Completing weekly reports and timesheet at the end of each week.
Completing miscellaneous projects as assigned by Editor.
A capstone project to be determined by mutual interests.
Ideal Candidate Skills and Experience
Some of the key attributes that we are looking for in the ideal candidate are:
Ph.D. candidate (working towards Ph.D. degree), or, have completed a Master's degree in a relevant scientific discipline including, but not limited to Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Chemical Biology, Biological engineering, with relevant experience in publishing original scientific research. Exceptionally qualified candidates with a Bachelor's degree may be considered.
Previous experience in scientific writing, including preparing manuscripts in the form of review article, or original research article for publishing in scientific journal.
Possess good vocabulary and writing skills; demonstrated ability to prepare and format scientific documents.
Strong organizational, time management, and problem-resolution skills; ability to meet deadlines consistently in a research/production environment.
Interest in science editing and publication process.
Ability to work independently and in a collaborative group environment.
NOTE: Due to the competitive nature of the internship, you may be asked to take a writing test and provide the names of 2-3 references if you are a finalist.
No permanent position is available at the end of the internship, although candidates will be considered for available positions/freelancing opportunities should they apply and performance/circumstances warrant it.
Applications are due on Friday, November 16.
Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. We help researchers make new discoveries, collaborate with their colleagues, and give them the knowledge they need to find funding. We help governments and universities evaluate and improve their research strategies. We help doctors save lives, providing insight for physicians to find the right clinical answers, and we support nurses and other healthcare professionals throughout their careers.
Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, more than 35,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray's Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for professionals and business customers across industries.
Elsevier employs over 7,000 people in more than 70 offices worldwide. We are an employer of choice, attracting and developing talented and creative people who thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package as well as a real opportunity for career growth in a growing organization. Elsevier is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938 or email@example.com.
Associate Editorial Project Manager
Springer Healthcare is a leading full service medical communications agency, and forms part of Springer Nature, the world's largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world's highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research. With more than 40 years' experience working with the pharmaceutical industry, we are specialists in delivering innovative medical content and services across a wide range of communication platforms.
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We are looking for an Associate Editorial Project Manager to support the development and delivery of our custom educational and training services (including eLearning content and programs, apps, booklets, slide decks, and digital magazines) to the pharmaceutical industry. This diverse and exciting role presents an excellent opportunity for an individual with commitment, experience, and drive to work with the world's leading pharmaceutical companies to ensure the educational needs of both their internal audience (sales reps, medical scientific liaisons) and the wider international healthcare audience are served.
Review editorial, scientific and clinical content of educational projects to maintain internal quality standards; ensure proper spelling, grammar syntax, style, and content flow; and adapt content for different audiences (from clinical specialist to pharmaceutical sales representative)
Identify appropriate supporting content for projects, such as illustrations and suggested further reading; where necessary, re-draw figures for typesetters
Incorporate external author responses into documents
Support the Client Services Manager to project manage certain custom print projects as needed
Active involvement in the production process to achieve final delivery of editorial projects that are of the highest quality within the required time frame
Supervise external authors to ensure timely publication
Obtain copyright approval for images and supporting material, as needed
Support the commercial services team by directing content for medical, legal, and regulatory reviews through clients' approval processes, assisting in the development of supportive annotated reference packs, and addressing referencing issues
Any other duties that can reasonably be expected of you
Experience, skills and qualifications
Minimum of 2 years' experience in scientific, technical, or medical editing or writing, preferably within a medical communications agency or medical publishing environment
Bachelor's degree required, Bachelor of Science preferred
Excellent editing, writing, communication, and organizational skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat Pro required
Experience with AMA style
Ability to prioritize and organize work, meet tight deadlines, adapt to shifting deadlines, and successfully function within a team environment
A confident communicator with the ability to interact with colleagues and external stakeholders at all levels, including: industry training/medical affairs member, academics, sponsors and key members of the scientific community
An understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and the drug development process preferred
Knowledge of Adobe InDesign beneficial
Please submit your application by October 26, 2018.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Medical, Dental and Vision
Life and AD&D
Flexible Spending Accounts
Visit our website at www.springerhealthcare.com.
Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is The Law Poster:
Springer Nature is a leading global research, educational and professional publisher, home to an array of respected and trusted brands providing quality content through a range of innovative products and services.
Springer Nature is the world's largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world's highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research. The company numbers almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries and has a turnover of approximately EUR 1.5 billion. Springer Nature was formed in 2015 through the merger of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Business Media.
Culinary Editorial Intern
Come see what's cookin' at HelloFresh!
At HelloFresh, our mission is to revolutionize the way we eat by making it more convenient and exciting to cook meals from scratch, at home. With offices all over the world, we deliver delicious meals to millions of customers, worldwide.
HelloFresh is one of the top three largest companies to come out of Europe over the past four years! Our growth trajectory and expansion has been phenomenal – only three and half years after inception, we are active in nine markets, and on three continents.
We are recognized industry leaders—receiving over $300M in investor funding, as well as numerous awards for our outstanding products & service.
Assist with the entry and upload of recipes to the HelloFresh website.
Assist with recipe card editorial tasks, such as cross-checking recipes against product information, creating recipe ingredient and kitchen tools lists, and entering recipe information into card design templates.
Create and/or maintain various databases and resources dedicated to culinary information. Work on independent research projects with a focus on competitive research of recipes.
Demonstrated interest in culinary topics and knowledge of basic cooking techniques required.
Preference for students in a program in food studies, culinary arts, journalism, English, marketing, or related field.
Highly detail-oriented and organized
Strong writing skills.
Basic familiarity with Adobe Creative programs and content management systems preferred.
Ability to work 2-3 days per week (14-21 hours)
Our team is diverse, high-performing and international, helping us to create a truly inspiring work environment in which you will thrive!
It is the policy of HelloFresh not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran.
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