American Society of Magazine Editors

Editorial Assistant at Real Simple


Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP) ( has been committed to service journalism for 115 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms — including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile and video — to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.

Meredith's National Media Group reaches nearly 175 million unduplicated American consumers every month, including 80 percent of U.S. millennial women. Meredith is a leader in creating content across media platforms and life stages in key consumer interest areas, such as celebrity, food, lifestyle, home, parenting, beauty and fashion. Meredith also features robust brand licensing activities, including more than 3,000 SKUs of branded products at 4,000 Walmart stores across the U.S., and The Foundry, the company's state-of-the-art creative lab and content studio. Meredith's Local Media Group includes 17 television stations reaching more than 11 percent of U.S. households.

The job:

REAL SIMPLE is seeking an Editorial Assistant to work alongside our Editor-in-Chief and help keep our editorial operations running smoothly. This person will be a meticulous list-maker, excellent communicator, eager to learn, and excited to collaborate with our entire staff and outside friends of the magazine.

You will:

  • Assist our editor in chief with scheduling and other administrative tasks
  • Work closely with our executive managing editor to draw up contracts and ensure timely payment of writers, photographers, and other vendors
  • Help plan staff and reader events
  • Represent Real Simple at outside functions
  • Assist with social media initiatives
  • Report and write stories, as time allows

You are:

  • Next-level organizational skills, attention to detail, and fidelity to deadlines
  • A demonstrated interest in Real Simple and the lifestyle topics we cover, such as home, organization, food, beauty, style, and books
  • 1-2 years experience working in a role that developed your organizational muscles (internships and school publications are fine)
  • An enterprising, sunny, and solution-oriented attitude in the face any challenge that might arise

To apply, click here.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
New York, NY