American Society of Magazine Editors

Editorial Assistant at Forbes

Job Title:
Editorial Assistant

Forbes Media seeks an enthusiastic, diligent Editorial Assistant to support the Chief Product Officer and Editor of Forbes Magazine.  This job is administrative with huge editorial opportunities to gain exposure in an entrepreneurial digital and magazine environment. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with a keen interest in journalism and the media industry. 

Responsibilities include:

  • General office administrative duties for editorial department
  • Organize meetings, maintain calendars and travel arrangements
  • Act as total liaison for Chief Product Officer and Editor in all communications
  • Process invoices and manage expense reports
  • Fact-check stories for Forbes Magazine and proofread online posts
  • Coordinate and plan all editorial events and meetings
  • Assist in editorial development for conferences and events
  • Assist Editorial Staff with special projects for large editorial packages
  • Manage repositories of editorial information within Excel and Google Docs
  • Create PowerPoint presentations for research projects
  • Work closely with Corporate Communications and Sales teams to schedule panels and speaking engagements


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 6 months to 1 year work/internship editorial/journalism experience, preferably at a publication
  • Ability to multi-task and project manage
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Work well with all levels of staff and management
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and PowerPoint and Google Docs

This is an excellent opportunity for an innovative and forward thinking individual to thrive in a creative environment.

Forbes Media is a global media, branding and technology company, with a focus on news and information about business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership and affluent lifestyles. The company publishes Forbes, Forbes Asia, Forbes Europe and ForbesLife magazines as well as and The Forbes brand today reaches more than 75 million people worldwide with its business message each month through its magazines and 37 licensed local editions around the globe,, TV, conferences, research, social and mobile platforms. The Forbes magazine iPad app merges print storytelling with social sharing and the web. Forbes Media’s brand extensions include conferences, real estate, education, financial services, and technology license agreements.  

Forbes is an equal opportunity employer.  

To apply, click here.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Jersey City, NJ