Quartz seeks a part-time editor to work for approximately 20 hours/week on special projects, our ambitious, high-concept, award-winning journalistic features & series like How Well Win & The 2050 Project.
Day to day, youll be helping to take ideas from conception to execution, by researching & writing articles, commissioning & editing stories from staff writers & outside contributors, & producing coverage. One day may see you brainstorming story ideas, identifying freelancers to work with, & editing & producing stories.
This role will be particularly rewarding for someone whos deeply curious about the workings of business & the global economy, & can bring their own ideas to work every day; who relishes the opportunity to be creative, & to experiment with new ways of telling stories in formats other than 700-word articles (for example, by using charts & photos, & the occasional well-placed GIF).
Youre well suited for this role if youre a strong editor who can make raw copy shine, bring an entrepreneurial approach to your work, & are adept at setting priorities, paying attention to detail, thinking strategically, juggling multiple projects & deadlines, & developing good relationships with a broad cross-section of the newsroom. International experience & languages are a plus.
To apply, please send a cover letter, your resume, & five samples of stories or packages you have written and/or edited. Qualified candidates will be asked to take an editing test. Please note that this role is part-time & not benefits-eligible, & runs for a term of six months, with potential to extend.
Quartz, found online at qz.com, is a business news venture owned by Uzabase.
Quartz recruits talent for two salient attributes or qualities:
- Force of Ideas: At the center of Quartz work are the ideas within our writing. We believe that ideas to the good & not have consequence. Our highest work is bringing rigor, insight, intellectual honesty, to that ultimate purpose of separating the bad from the good, & giving voice to the latter.
- Spirit of Generosity: Quartz seeks in its ranks a spirit of generosity a natural disposition in each colleague toward service & selfless conduct. Quartz writing should be cut from the same cloth critical on the merits but informed by charity & forbearance in measuring motive & personal character.
Quartz is committed to excellence through diversity, which involves attracting talented people from diverse backgrounds & traditions. We encourage everyone to apply.
Quartz Media is an EOE of Minorities/Women/Vets/Disability.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest & conviction records.