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Web Producer, The New Yorker

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All States, United States

Production Type:

Entertainment jobs & Crew

Job Type:

Staff / Crew

Required Skill:

Videography


The New Yorker is a multi-platform media enterprise, spanning print, digital, audio, video, and live events. Founded in 1925, The New Yorker is considered by many to be the most influential magazine in the world, renowned for its in-depth reporting, political and cultural commentary, fiction, poetry, humor, and cartoons. In addition to the weekly print magazine, The New Yorker has become a daily digital destination for news and cultural coverage by its staff writers and other contributors. In print and online, The New Yorker stands apart for its commitment to truth and accuracy, for the quality of its prose, and its insistence on exciting and moving every reader.

Job Description

Location:

New York, NY

The Web Producer is an experienced copy editor and Web producer who will work on the magazine’s digital operation. You should have a demonstrated talent and enthusiasm for copy editing and possess strong editorial instincts and news judgment. This is a Guild position.

Responsibilities:

  • Copy-editing pieces on a wide variety of topics for newyorker.com; exercising creativity and discretion to balance writers’ voices with The New Yorker’s style; and recasting sentences for tone, clarity, and concision when necessary.
  • Writing engaging digital headlines and other display copy.
  • Curating, building, and regularly updating Web pages, using news judgment and big-picture thinking.
  • Coordinating with multiple stakeholders to prepare and schedule pieces for publication in The New Yorker’s content-management system.
  • Occasional work on newsletter production, social-media promotion, and magazine pieces.
  • Additional duties as required, or as assigned by manager.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Two years’ experience as a Web producer or copy editor.
  • A flair for writing display copy that engages the reader and reflects The New Yorker’s voice and outlook.
  • Strong editorial instincts and news judgment.
  • Experience and comfort with digital publishing and an ability to work both quickly and accurately.
  • A strong interest in current affairs and a willingness to work at the speed of the Web.
  • The ability to meet deadlines while handling multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • The ability to communicate and coordinate with editors, writers, fact checkers, and others, balancing needs and priorities.
  • Comfortable learning new editorial systems.
  • Experience working with a content-management system (such as Wordpress) for publishing Web content.
  • Experience working with Google Docs (tracking changes, commenting, permissions).
  • Familiarity with the history, style, and values of The New Yorker.
  • Willingness to work some early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays.

At Condé Nast, we value diversity of background, views, and cultures. We celebrate people for their personal qualities, their skills, and their contributions. And we recognize the power our brands have to influence and shape culture, catalyze action, and help make our world a better place for all. For more information, please visit condenast.com and follow @CondeNast and @CondeNastCareer on Twitter and @condenastcareers on Instagram.

Condé Nast is an equal-opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, familial status, and other legally protected characteristics.

What happens next?

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Condé Nast is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, familial status and other legally protected characteristics. Condé Nast

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