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Company: Law360
Position:
Editor
Location:
New York
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
August 20, 2013
Job ID: 1511654

Description:

Law360, published by Portfolio Media, Inc., is an online daily newswire that covers breaking legal news for a sophisticated audience of lawyers at firms, corporations and government agencies.
 
 
We are currently recruiting talented editors to join our NYC team!
 
 
On a typical day editors will edit and approve around 20 news articles and features covering a wide array of legal areas, including employment law, environmental law, intellectual property law and securities law, in industries such as energy, financial services, health care, media and technology.
 
 
Additional responsibilities include writing headlines and reshaping ledes; line editing, copy editing and basic fact checking; and examining newsletters prior to publication.
 
 
Required experience:
- Bachelor's degree in English, professional writing, journalism, communications or related field.
- Two years of full-time copy editing experience at a news organization.
- Exceptional skills in grammar, spelling, punctuation, syntax and vocabulary.
- Working knowledge of AP style.
- Extreme attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.
 
 
Law360 offers extensive training on legal topics. Business or legal reporting or editing experience is not required.
 
Please note: Qualified candidates will be asked to complete a rigorous editing test.
 
 
 
Law360, a LexisNexis company, is an online newswire for business lawyers that covers major litigation, transactions and regulatory issues. Founded in 2004 and acquired by LexisNexis in 2012, Law360 is a cutting-edge organization and one of the fastest-growing subscription news services in the U.S. Our subscribers include the 100 largest law firms in the U.S., in-house counsel at major corporations, and government agencies such as the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Federal Trade Commission.
 
Law360 offices are located in Union Square, NYC. We offer a casual and flexible work environment, comprehensive benefits (including; medical, dental, generous paid time off, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and a pre-tax commuter program), and competitive salary with bonus eligibility.
 
Portfolio Media, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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