As the leading independent modern media company, Vox Media ignites conversations & influences culture. Across digital, podcasts, TV, streaming, live events, & print, we tell stories that affect our audience's daily lives & entertain as much as they inform.
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The Editorial team is at the core of everything New York magazine does. Our team strikes the perfect balance of content thats smart & funny so that our readers know everything they need to know to navigate a fast-moving culture, whether thats up-to-date information on political events, cultural developments, fashion trends, or the latest scientific breakthroughs.
We are seeking a Temporary Features Editor to help create excellent short- & long-form feature content for a special politics-focused project.
What you'll do:
- Work with New York Magazine editors to develop the project's scope & framework
- Assign & edit short- & long-form features
- Additional responsibilities as assigned by Editor
What you'll bring:
- 5+ years of experience as an editor, including feature editing (both reported narratives & essays) & securing access to interview subjects
- Thorough knowledge of the contemporary American political landscape, and, preferably, a particular knowledge of the New York political landscape
- Track record of assigning stories & packages that drive conversation
- A deep list of writer contacts & an endless appetite for idea generation
- Ability to meet deadlines
About working at Vox Media:
This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefitsincluding flexible hours & generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees & to ensure that our healthcare & other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging & funand who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.
Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds & everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer & does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.