Looking For Associate Editor Pitchfork At Conde Nast Full-time Job7 months ago - Marketing & Communication - New York City - 176 views
Pitchfork is the most trusted voice in music. Over the last 20 years, Pitchfork’s online magazine has defined how music is covered in the digital era, leading The New York Times to call it “The most prominent brand in online music journalism.” and TIME Magazine to recognize it as one of the world’s 50 best websites. In addition to setting a new standard in music coverage, Pitchfork has developed a global reputation for its expertly curated, human-scale music festivals. Chicago’s Pitchfork Music Festival has been held every year since 2006, and in 2011, Pitchfork launched Pitchfork Music Festival Paris, bringing its vision of the live music experience to Europe. In 2015, Pitchfork was acquired by Condé Nast.
The Associate Editor will work closely with Pitchfork editors to plan, develop, assign, edit, and write features, op-eds, interviews, special packages, and other site content. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years experience working at an editorial property.
Working alongside Pitchfork editors to develop ideas for stories.
Working with writers on the scope, shape, and direction of assigned stories.
Editing stories on a daily basis across all site sections.
Writing for Pitchfork as necessary.
Experience editing op-eds, interviews, and criticism, with experience editing stories about music preferred.
Comfort writing and editing multiple stories simultaneously.
Passionate fan of music from all genres, with an emphasis on hip-hop, electronic music, Latin music, and indie rock.
Extensive knowledge of music history in all genres.
An ability to generate unique ideas about music new and old.
What happens next?
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply below and we will review your application as soon as possible. Please note that due to the high level of applications we receive, it is not always possible for us to respond to each applicant in person. Should your profile fit this open position we will contact you within approximately 4 weeks. You can update your resume or upload a cover letter at any time by accessing your candidate profile.
C ondé Nas t is an equal opportunity workplace.
Duties and responsibilities may be adjusted based on years of experience.
Salary is also commensurate with experience.