Assistant Editor, Third Party Content
Location: New York, New York, United States
The Assistant Editor, Third-Party Content (tax),is responsible for coordinating, editing, and publishing articles from a large cross-section of tax industry experts. This includes searching for potential articles/authors, reviewing article pitches, corresponding with attorneys and PR firms, executing publishing contracts, scheduling and managing articles in a custom content management system, and editing articles for in-house and AP style.
Third-party content is written by regularly scheduled authors, as well as commissioned by topic. We also review unsolicited article pitches on an ongoing basis. Article topics are practice- or industry-specific, analytical, and written with a business audience in mind.
The position will be ideal for someone interested in future work as a copy editor.
Required for consideration:
Bachelorâ€™s degree in journalism, English or related field; graduate degree preferred
Copyediting experience and firm grasp of AP Style
MS Word, Excel, Google Apps knowledge
Interest in pursuing a job in copyediting
Knowledge of legal industry a plus
Law360 offers extensive training on legal topics. Business or legal journalism experience is not required, however professional experience and strong writing and analytical skills are 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 many government agencies.
Law360 offers 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.