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Company: Questex Media Group
Associate Editor/American Salon
New York
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
June 20, 2013
Job ID: 1493913



American Salon is seeking an Associate Editor with strong writing, editing, organizational and Internet skills who is passionate about beauty and is a creative self-starter that will thrive in a team environment.


  • Coordinates and writes key sections of the magazine that focus on salons, skincare, new products and industry news.
  • Writes online postings for magazines digital platforms, including blog and
  • Participates in planning meetings prior to production of issue and pitches story ideas for all sections.
  • Moves the magazine’s editorial pages through the closing process, proofreading and editing copy.
  • Meets with beauty industry management, salon professionals, and advertisers.
  • Attends industry-related trade shows, manufacturer events and press events, as assigned.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned by the Editor in Chief.


Individual must have a high degree of interpersonal, writing, editing and interviewing skills. Additionally, candidate must have working knowledge of Mac computers and be familiar with Microsoft Office, InDesign and WordPress.


  • Four-year college degree required, preferably in journalism.
  • Published clips and a minimum of two years’ writing and editing experience for a magazine, website or newspaper.


Now in its 136 year of publishing, American Salon is part of Questex Media Group, a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media provider, headquartered in Newton, MA. Questex serves multiple industries including technology, beauty, travel, hospitality, leisure, home entertainment, industrial and specialty-service industries through a range of well-established, market-leading publications, events, interactive media and integrated marketing services. The company's properties include 23 trade publications, 50 websites, 25 conferences and tradeshows generating revenues of more than $100 million annually. Questex has more than 400 employees in offices throughout North America, South America, Asia and Europe.


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