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Editorial Assistant

Vox Media Full-Time  United States 20 Jan 2023
Editorial Assistant

Job Description

Title: Editorial Assistant, The Cut

Location: Remote/Hybrid/NYC (US Only)

WHO WE ARE

New York Magazine and The Cut are part of Vox Media, the leading modern media company. We guide our audience from discovery to obsession. We inspire essential conversations about what’s now, what’s next, and what’s possible.

As a community of journalists and storytellers, business professionals, creators and technologists, we believe it is a moral and business imperative to amplify voices: to cultivate diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout our organization and media. This applies to our candidates, our teams, our storytelling, our creative work, and our platforms, products, and partnerships.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

The Cut is looking for an editorial assistant to help and assist Lindsay Peoples, EIC to The Cut, as well as the fashion and news team. Ideally, your job would be a mixture of administrative tasks like organizing calendars, and expenses, as well as writing regularly for the blog to produce short stories, help build stories in CMS, and work with our style team to assist on shoots as well as production of the magazine both in digital and in print. It’s a great opportunity to work closely with many writers and editors at the senior level across The Cut’s departments.

We’re looking for someone who obsessively follows the news (from politics to celebrity) and knows what makes a Cut story. You should have strong news judgment, a thorough understanding of SEO, and a good sense of humor!

WHO YOU ARE

Responsibilities:

  • Work with The Cut EIC and Fashion director as well as senior editors on administrative tasks
  • Write up to 3 blog posts a week, aiming to engage readers with the Cut’s tone
  • Pitch regularly in Cut ideas meetings,
  • Manage the calendars, expenses, any administrative duties that our managing editor needs help
  • Closely follow politics, culture trends, and celebrity news
  • Be actively monitoring social media to keep on top of breaking news and current trends

Prerequisites:

  • 2 years of experience as an assistant
  • Ability to work independently
  • Write quickly and cleanly
  • Experience with SEO
  • Strong understanding of Cut tone and sensibility

If you think you have what it takes, but don’t meet every single point in our job posting, please apply with a cover letter to let us know how you believe you can bring your unique skills to the Vox Media team or get in touch! We’ve hired chefs who became editors, DJs who became UX designers, and sommeliers who became writers.

WHERE YOU’LL WORK

This job is remote or hybrid. We’re dedicated to the health and wellbeing of all of our employees, and when we reopen, will require everyone who works from one of our offices to be fully-vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees with approved religious or medical exemptions may be subject to additional safety requirements, such as submitting to regular COVID-19 testing and/or wearing a face covering in our offices.

WHY VOX MEDIA?

WHAT WE OFFER

This is a permanent, full-time position. This job is benefits-eligible. We pride ourselves in providing comprehensive benefits to support all of our employees wherever they are in life. You can find more information about our benefits here.

This position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement between the Company and The NewsGuild of New York, CWA Local 31003, AFL-CIO.

PAY TRANSPARENCY

The salary range listed below represents the minimum and maximum base pay for this position at the time of this posting. Final salary offered to the candidate selected for the position will be based on factors including but not limited to the candidate’s skills and experience.

Pay Range

$60,000$70,500 USD

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