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Editorial Assistant

Editorial Assistant

Eat This, Not That!

Applicants: 0

United States New York New York

Full time

2021-08-10 08:46:08.408518

Remote

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1.5 min

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<p>Eat This, Not That!, the leading authority on food, nutrition, and health and one of the top three food publishers on the Internet, is looking for a talented and deeply energetic Editorial Assistant to join our team.</p>
<p>Specifically, this person will be responsible for building and formatting articles and slideshows in our CMS, helping editors with photo and editorial research, and assisting with other writing, editing, designing, and content-producing tasks for Eatthis.com, our social media platforms, and various other projects.</p>
<p>The ideal candidate will be an ideas-driven self-starter who can build high-quality content with speed, efficiency, style, and accuracy. A clear and firm knowledge of Wordpress and Photoshop will be required. In this role, the Editorial Assistant will have the opportunity to grow their writing, reporting, and online publishing skills, as well as participate in creative brand projects (video, social, etc.).</p>
<h2>Primary Responsibilities</h2>
<ul>
<li>Play an integral role in the site's fast-growing editorial operation by building and formatting multiple articles and slideshows per day</li>
<li>Work closely with our editors on editorial and photo research helping to find facts and sources for stories as well as selecting and editing multiple photos per day</li>
<li>Design original graphics that can be used on-site and across our social media platforms</li>
<li>Troubleshoot feed ingestion issues using backend tools</li>
<li>Occasionally pitch and write original stories for the site</li>
</ul>
<h2>Requirements</h2>
<ul>
<li>Bachelor's degree in Journalism/Communications, Marketing, English or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience</li>
<li>A passion for food, health, lifestyle, and service journalism</li>
<li>Ability to be a self-starter, but also work effectively with a small, highly motivated team</li>
<li>Strong writing, research, Wordpress, and Photoshop skills</li>
<li>Understanding of journalism best practices</li>
<li>Excellent communication skills</li>
<li>A high degree of organization and professionalism</li>
<li>A creative and motivated approach to elevating content and/or troubleshooting issues</li>
</ul>
<p>Please note that this position will not be classified as exempt, and will therefore be subject to overtime pay. The position is also currently remote, but you should reside within the company's existing U.S. operating areas.&nbsp;</p>

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