Niche Media LLC is looking for a copy editor for Hamptons, its weekly summer luxury lifestyle magazine. The position will last for 10 weeks starting in early June and will be a 40 hour-per-week commitment, with late nights likely on Wednesday and Thursday.
The ideal candidate will have at least four years of professional copyediting experience at a magazine, with a bachelorâs in either English or journalism. He or she should be able to thrive as part of a small team working together on continuous tight deadlines. He or she will be the lead copy editor on the title; other copy editors in the department will assist where schedules allow.
Job requirements include, but are not limited to:
â¢ The ability to edit, sometimes aggressively, on a fast-paced schedule
â¢ The creativity to write punchy heds and deks
â¢ Proficiency with InDesign (responsible for entering text changes)
â¢ Experience at a newspaper or weekly magazine a plus
â¢ A thorough knowledge of the arts, fashion, food and drink, and pop culture is not required but will be extremely beneficial.
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to jobs@...
with the subject line âFreelance Copy Editor.â Please include your desired pay rate.