Pace University NYC Fall 2013 Job & Internship Fair

This Thursday, October 3rd, from 2:00-5:00 pm, Pace University is holding its Fall Job & Internship Fair at 1 Pace Plaza. There will be over one hundred employers–all searching for qualified candidates. If you are an MS in Publishing student, this is a great opportunity to showcase your excellent publishing skills, as many companies will be looking for candidates with the skills you have. Dress professionally, bring copies of your resume, and be prepared to broadcast your skills! Registration for this event is completely free, and both current students and Pace alumni are welcome.

The following companies are looking for Publishing students:

  • CBS Local Digital Media Group (looking for Local Commerce [various roles], Interns [various positions], Account Coordinators, and Ad Operations)
  • RosettaBooks (looking for Production Intern and Marketing Intern)
  • TheStreet, Inc. (looking for Product Specialist, Product Marketing Associate, Graphic Designer, and Editor)

 

Helpful links:

Fair Directory

Registration

Contact Pace University Career Services with any questions/concerns.

 

Good luck and we hope to see you there!

 

 

Jobs of the Week

Essence

Job type: Freelance
Position: Beauty Assistant
Location: New York, NY
Description: 

Candidates should have keen interests in beauty related topics. The ideal assistant is a self-starter, highly organized, and has the ability to multi task as well as pay close attention to detail. Must be familiar with product brands, the latest trends, and key beauty public relation contacts. Past internship experience is required. A degree in Journalism, Print Media, or Communications is preferred.

Specific tasks to include:
· Research and write all beauty credits for FOB and COB stories
· Assist beauty department with expense reports, meeting scheduling, photo shoots, ordering supplies, and other administrative tasks as needed
· Oversee and organize daily product sample mailings
· Handle assigned writer contracts/invoices
· Assist with feature writing and editing as needed
· Research and fact check beauty copy
· Maintain the upkeep of the beauty closet
· Cover beauty events and deskside appointments as needed
· Manage summer intern workflow

Contact: 

All qualified candidates should send their resumes to amy_kelleher@timeinc.comThis job was originally posted on Ed2012.

Poets and Writers, Inc

Job type: Full-time
Position: Editor
Location: New York, NY
Description:
The assistant editor is a key member of the editorial team for Poets & Writers Magazine. The assistant editor edits the News & Trends department for the print edition while providing editorial and administrative support to the editorial office. The assistant editor reports to the editor in chief.

This is a full-time position in our New York City office; we offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package that includes fully paid medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, a 403(b) plan, and generous time off.

Responsibilities include:
• Assigning, editing, and/or writing articles and essays for the News & Trends department of each issue, as well as researching and soliciting artwork and photographs for the section.
• Editing Letters to the Editor.
• Proofreading Grants & Awards.
• Preparing Grants & Awards for each issue’s web close; coordinating the addition of Deadlines listings to the database and styling and linking the online Recent Winners page.
• Creating online-only content related to each issue’s New & Trends section.
• Maintaining the editor@pw.org inbox; fielding editorial telephone calls.
• Reading and evaluating spec and query letters for the editor in chief.
• Performing other editorial duties, as needed, including photo and article research, fact checking, proofreading, and handling permissions.
• Performing administrative duties, as needed, including filing, writing correspondence, and handling mail, among other tasks.

Qualifications and Experience:
• Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills.
• Strong computer skills, especially in Access, InDesign, and content management systems.
• Highly organized with attention to detail.
• Familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style a plus.
• Familiarity with social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook).
• Professional phone manner.
• Familiarity with literary community and interest in contemporary literature.
• Cooperative, enthusiastic attitude.

Apply online at Media Bistro.

Jobs of the Week

Core77

Position: Editorial Assistant
Job/Internship type: Full-time
Location: New York, NY
Description: 

Core77, the design magazine and resource, is currently seeking an Editorial Assistant for our New York City office. The Editorial Assistant will support day-to-day operations across Core77’s properties, with a primary focus on producing and maintaining editorial content on Core77.com. Strong communication skills are paramount, as he or she will be responsible for writing blog posts, calendar entries and sponsored content, as well as copy for social media (Facebook, Twitter) and other outlets as needed. Additional responsibilities include providing support for regular editorial features, such as monthly newsletters, event coverage and production, and a share of administrative tasks: general correspondence, site housekeeping, and updating resource sections of the site.

The Editorial Assistant will report to the Managing Editor, with whom he or she will work closely as a team to deliver new editorial products and services on an ongoing basis and in a timely manner. He or she will also collaborate with additional teams on integrating content from various properties owned and operated by Core77: namely, Coroflot, our sister portfolio site, and the Core77 Design Awards. The Editorial Assistant will also be expected to attend industry events on a regular basis to stay abreast of news and to cultivate community connections on behalf of Core77. Some overnight travel may be required.

Position Accountabilities and Specific Duties
• Produce editorial content under direction of Managing Editor
• Act as principal editorial and administrative support during Core77 Design Awards program
• Update Core77’s online calendar of events and school listings
• Manage social media content and assist in strategy

General
• Reports to Managing Editor
• Complete daily, weekly, and monthly housekeeping tasks
• Passionate about design, industrial and otherwise: visual communication, service design, strategy & research, design thinking, etc.
• Adhere to in-house style guide and best practices for web publishing
• Produce short-form editorial assignments
• Understand site & operational goals, align activities to help reach them
• Extensive HTML/CSS and graphic production abilities strongly preferred
• Familiarity and experience with video/photo editing and publishing a plus
• Identify key news, events, personalities and work for editorial coverage
• Prepare content and traffic reports and present them during weekly editorial meeting
• Provide additional support for workflow depending on the editorial news cycle

Contact: 

Please send a cover letter, resume and up to three short writing samples to mail@core77.com, with the subject line “Editorial Assistant position on ED2010.” This job was originally posted on Ed2010.

 

Forbes

Position: Associate Brand Producer
Job/Internship type: Full-time
Location: New York, NY
Description: 

Forbes Media seeks an associate brand producer for Forbes BrandVoice™ and editorial sponsorships. The BrandVoice™ integrated content distribution platform lets marketers publish transparently labeled content to Forbes.com using the site’s native publishing tools. The position supports digital brand content and sponsorship production within the Digital Ad Products group.

Preferred candidates are:
· Skilled in journalism and/or digital marketing with a strong emphasis on content that is editorial in nature
· Familiar with digital audience development including content marketing, SEO, social media and more
· Highly organized and able to work well independently within a dynamic, complex, collaborative environment
· Adept at learning and using a variety of digital publishing, project management and other collaborative tools
· Comfortable communicating regularly with clients, sales staff, other internal teams and vendors

Responsibilities:
· Produce and optimize content for BrandVoice partners on Forbes.com
· Manage daily client communications and program production tasks
· Set up partner sites and provide ongoing platform support
· Write, schedule and publish site promotions
· Work cross-team to execute editorial sponsorships
· Curate themed content from across Forbes.com
· Guide partners in content best practices and trending topics
· Support audience development for brands, including content marketing, SEO, social media and more
· Review metrics to monitor traffic trends and help brands capitalize on it
· Assist in the production and publishing of brand video when required
· Monitor content marketing industry news
· And more

An editorial test will be required for top candidates. Strong entry level applicants will be considered as well as candidates with 1 year of relevant experience.

Contact: 

Resumes to go to asedlak@forbes.com. This job was originally posted on Ed2010.

 

Jobs of the Week

 

Summer is the perfect time to get moving on job applications. Since we’ve been on break for the past three weeks, we are bringing you a big batch of jobs today on the east coast. Writing, editing, marketing, find your passion!

 

 

Smithsonian Institution

Location: Washington, DC

Job: Writer/Editor

Type: Full time

Come join a team of dedicated staff at an exceptional time in Smithsonian history, as the Institution implements a new comprehensive strategic plan, expands the programming, educational, and scholarly activity of its museums and research centers, and undertakes its very first Institution-wide fundraising campaign. In planning for the campaign, the Smithsonian is building a model fundraising organization, one that will meet the growing needs of this unique organization and offer excellent professional opportunities. This new position offers exciting opportunities for the successful candidate to make a significant impact on the future of the Smithsonian. There is no better time to join this amazing Institution.

The Writer/Editor works in the Campaign Communications Unit of the Office of Advancement for the Smithsonian Institution. The incumbent will use creative skills to write and edit compelling communication and marketing materials in all media in support of the OA’s efforts and the Institution’s upcoming comprehensive fundraising campaign. The incumbent reports to the Director of Campaign Communications and collaborates with teams throughout the OA to produce a range of high-quality products in various formats for print, online and electronic communications.

Click for more information and how to apply.

 

WomenWorking.com

Location: New York City

Job: Web Editor

Type: Full time

We are looking for a web writer/editor. Our website is one of the premier sites for professional women, with a strong social media presence. The site is celebrating its 13th year, and growing. If you are a good writer, can manage interns and have a strong grasp of how to grow social media, apply right away. Job starts immediately. Our mission is to empower women and girls. Salary $30 to 33,000, depending upon experience.

Click for more information and how to apply.

 

The Daily Mail

Location: New York City

Job: Assistant Social Media Editor

Type: Full-Time

Looking for a celeb and entertainment news obsessed Assistant Social Media Editor to join our team here at the Daily Mail.

– Assist Social Media Editor in developing and packaging Daily Mail celebrity and entertainment news content for social distribution
– Assist with the daily maintenance of official celeb and entertainment Daily Mail social media accounts and feeds: Facebook, Twitter, etc.
– Help develop an authentic voice for Daily Mail branded social channels
– Monitor daily social media analytics to gauge success of social media efforts and initiatives
– Assist Social Media Editor with coordination of and social interaction during live events

Qualifications:

– 1-3 years experience managing social media platforms for media org
– Passion for celebrity and entertainment news

Click here for more information and how to apply.

 

Forbes

Location: New York City

Job: Associate Product Manager

Type: Full-time

Forbes is seeking a creative and organized individual to manage Product Operations. If you like the challenges and opportunities of a startup and the benefits of a seasoned company, read on.

Responsibilities include: – Maintain editorial production calendar
– Own publishing platform trouble-shooting process
– Develop project and communication workflow
– Manage bug list and schedule for fixes
– Participate in Project Management of Forbes Lists through production and launch (ex: Forbes 400, Global 2000, Powerful People, etc.)
– Develop and write product requirements
– Manage product requests from other areas within the company
– Compile progress and release reports
– Communicate product impact and timelines with Sales, Advertising Operations, Video, Development, Design and Quality Assurance teams as needed
– Review and recommend potential partnerships
– Product analysis and competitive research

Qualifications:
– Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
– 6 months – 1 year digital experience or relevant experience in a related role
– Genuine enthusiasm and strong sensibility for social publishing
– Proficient with multiple publishing platforms; WordPress is a plus
– Understanding of journalistic standards and values
– Creative, flexible thinker
– Knowledge of best practices for digital and mobile
– Desire to be part of a highly motivated and growing team
– Disciplined with strong work ethic
– Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven newsroom
– Very strong communication and organizational skills
– Fluent in social media
– Interest in technology and technology trends

Click for more information and how to apply.

 

Link of the Week: The Muse

While on the search for jobs, today’s young aspiring professionals have many different ways to use web resources to reach their dreams. Social media sites like Linked In provide us with the opportunity to connect and digitally network with prospective employers. Job search sites like Media Bistro or Idealist are hubs with huge numbers of available jobs and internship opportunities. The amount of opportunities can be daunting for the applicant who wants to approach different types of career prospects. Perhaps you have an interest in working in advertising, but don’t know what the top agencies are, or how to approach this type of job because your experience is in another field. That’s where Muse comes in. A three tired website, Muse offers great advice for any job seeking individual. Muse’s blog posts helpful advice on things like asking for a raise or negotiating a better salary when you get hired. The companies section of their site offers in depth looks into top businesses, which is great preparation for any type of interview. Check out their page on the blogging platform Tumblr to see how the company is run. Muse also has a healthy job listing section, too!