20 February 2012

Job Opening: Associate Editor - LGBTQ Lifestyle Magazine for Bloom (Banyan Tree Worldwide Media, NY)

Post date: 20 February 2012
Get in on the ground Floor! BLOOM! A division of Banyan Tree Worldwide Media is launching a new online lifestyle magazine that focuses on LGBTQ issues, health, spirituality, community engagement and personal development. We celebrate human potential and encourage our readers to BLOOM!

We are looking for an associate content editor for a 3-4 month internship. At the end of this period we will consider offering a paid position based on your performance. In addition to the qualifications/responsibilities listed below, this position is perfect for an up and coming writer who would like to publish their own work on the topics described.

The Associate Content Editor is responsible for:

-Working directly with magazine contributors to commission original content and sheopard articles to publication

- Reviewing print and electronic copy (including word documents and web content) for grammar, punctuation, readability, style and flow.

- Assisting in preparing content for publication in print and online media.

- Ensuring usability and functionality of electronic products and identifying any issues that could impact the customer's experience.

- Identifying and fixing errors and potential problems in WordPress coding.

- Performing test procedures on publishing software and production tools.

- Training and mentoring others in new WordPress procedures and processes.

- Ensuring accuracy, completeness and adherence to established format.

- Assisting the Managing Editor in coordinating assigned projects.


- Bachelor's degree in English, journalism, related field or related experience.

-Strong written, verbal communication skills

-Strong cultural awareness/ability to work in a culturally diverse environment

- 1 to 2 years of professional publishing experience preferred; emphasis on copy editing and proofreading preferred.

- Experience using word processing or publishing software; working knowledge of XML, Wordpress and Adobe InDesign a plus.

- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

- Ability to balance multiple tasks while working with a variety of people to meet deadlines.

- Ability to handle multiple product priorities simultaneously.

- Must be flexible and adaptable to frequently switching between tasks based on priority.

-Must be able to work independently from home and meet deadlines

- Able to tolerate long periods of overtime, reading and sitting for prolonged periods of time, as well as working several continuous hours at a PC monitor.

Location: NYC/New Haven

Compensation: DOE


For inquiries: qscrt-2817375513@job.craigslist.org

For submissions: qscrt-2817375513@job.craigslist.org

Website: http://www.banyantreemedia.com/
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