American Society of Magazine Editors

Assistant Editor, Research at XO Group

Why We Love Working at XO Group:

Every year, millions of brides, newlyweds, and first-time parents visit The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump for guidance and advice during some of the most important moments in their lives.  Here at XO Group, we strive to give our customers a best in class user experience to make these moments even more special.  We are highly focused on building a user-centric, content rich, mobile first organization with a refreshing, fun and entrepreneurial work culture.  Join our team!

About this Job and Our Team:

XO Group seeks a smart, efficient fact checker to join our editorial team. The right candidate will have meticulous attention to detail, an ardent curiosity and the ability to take initiative, and most importantly, be proficient at reporting, fact-checking and problem solving.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Fact-checking content for all XO Group brands, including The Knot, The Nest and The Bump
  • Working closely with the copy editor to ensure all copy is accurate, while keeping with XO Group’s style and voice
  • Communicating clearly with the managing editor to monitor timely flow of copy
  • Collaborating with staff writers and editors on all fact-checking queries
  • Booking and managing freelance help
  • Maintaining the XO Group backup and reporting files

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English or journalism
  • 2 to 4 years fact-checking or reporting experience
  • Experience with InCopy/InDesign
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent time management skills
  • A genuine interest in reporting and research

BENEFITS AND PERKS

Things you’ll like a lot!  Health Benefits, 401k, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Free drinks and snacks, Game Room, Guest speakers and learning events, Clubs and sports

Things you’ll love!  Work/Life Balance - (we’re not kidding), Unlimited vacation (you need time, take it!), Weekly happy hours – enjoy a few drinks with your amazing co-workers, Transparent and approachable executives

Please apply via the XO Group career site: http://grnh.se/5ixhr1

Date: 
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Location: 
New York, NY