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Company: Guardian News & Media
Position:
Features Editor
Location:
New York
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
May 21, 2013
Job ID: 1486390

Description:

Guardian US seeks an experienced Features Editor to join our dynamic New York City editorial team. The Features Editor will oversee the commissioning and writing of digital features, identify and generate ideas for the future-planning of the news site, commission and edit features, and negotiate and commission freelancers, columnists and contributors.

Applicants must have significant commissioning experience within a magazine or digital news features department covering a broad range of current affairs, arts, books and culture topics. Extensive experience with copy-editing web-based features is important as well as having an understanding and commitment to the Guardian values.

Candidates should possess a four-year degree (or relevant experience), strong features instincts and be forward-planners and organizers. Our Features Editor will be capable of prioritizing under pressure, possess strong verbal and written communication skills, can provide thought leadership, build relationships internally and externally and have the ability to meet aggressive deadlines and work at the speed of online media. As a confident and creative member of the team, we’re looking for an inspiring collaborator with contagious enthusiasm.

We offer a competitive salary and a generous benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance and 401k. Guardian News & Media strives for diversity - we’re proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

To apply: please send us your resume, a couple of your features and a cover letter indicating your interest in the role and your minimum salary requirements at the following LINK. Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United States.

 

Company Overview

Guardian News & Media (GNM) is one of the largest media companies in the UK, and is the publisher of the world’s 3rd largest online news property at GuardianNews.com (in the US) and Guardian.co.uk (in the UK). The

Guardian was named best online newspaper by the Webby’s for the fourth time in five years, and boasts popular mobile, iPhone, iPad, and Android apps. GNM also publishes its flagship newspaper, The Guardian, and Observer newspapers in the UK.

The Guardian brand is internationally recognized as a digital pioneer, having embraced emerging technologies and championed an “open” approach to journalism.

Guardian U.S., a division of GNM, is the new digital operation headquartered in New York, which is building the fast growing, pure-play digital business for the North American market. Guardian U.S. merges the innovation and vibrancy of a start-up with groundbreaking journalism and the international strength of the Guardian brand.

The Guardian’s fierce independence stems from its ownership by The Scott Trust, which was established in 1936 for the express purpose of preserving the financial and editorial independence of the Company’s journalism.

The Guardian is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting and retaining the best talent and offer competitive salary and benefits to our employees.

 

 

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