American Society of Magazine Editors

Senior Editor at Men's Health

Men’s Health, the world’s leading health and wellness brand for men, is searching for a smart, energetic, forward-thinking senior editor to join the team in the New York office. The job demands proven experience generating ideas, crafting thoughtful article proposals, assigning work to a network of writers, coordinating with art, and landing complicated packages on deadline. We need an editor with talent for managing multiple projects while working both independently and collaboratively in a high-energy environment. 

The ideal candidate is well-read to the point of exhaustion, a literary enthusiast with a knack for spotting rookie writers and the chops to help sculpt their work. He or she has an eye for the unique, and can channel our readers’ core concerns in unexpected ways that break through the din.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Generate timely, compelling story ideas
  • Write and top edit original stories
  • Recruit new writers and assign stories
  • Work closely with the art and photo departments to determine the visual approach to a story
  • Line edit, write headlines and captions, work with top editors
  • Incorporate fact-checking changes, proof finals, and generally shepherd the story to completion
  • Willingness to collaborate and contribute to the digital team and other areas under the brand umbrella 

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism or Communications
  • At least five years of experience writing or editing at a magazine, website, or digital product
  • A passion for the Men’s Health lifestyle, including health, fitness, food, style, 
  • Effective communication skills and a collaborative work style
  • Strong time management skills essential
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Be comfortable representing Men’s Health in conferences, on the radio, and on television, as needed 

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About Rodale Inc.
Rodale Inc. is an independent, healthy, happy living company based in Emmaus, Pennsylvania and New York, New York. Known for launching the organic movement in the U.S. in 1942, the company operates today with a mission to “inspire health, healing, happiness and love in the world. Starting with you.” Through a broad portfolio of best-in-class brands, Rodale reaches more than 100 million people globally through multiple distribution channels, including magazines, books, online, mobile, e-commerce, direct-to-consumer, social, and video. With 100 editions in 67 countries, Rodale publishes the largest, most established health and wellness lifestyle brands, including Men's Health, Prevention, Women's Health, Runner's World, Bicycling, Rodale’s Organic Life, and through Rodale Events, LLC, which produces 25 branded events that draw more than 100,000 participants annually. A digital leader in the healthy living space with properties such asEatClean, a vertical for those looking to improve their health through clean eating; Zelle, a running site for women; andRodale's®, a healthy lifestyle e-tail store, the company continues to find new ways to connect with audiences across developing technologies. Rodale editors are fixtures on the national media circuit, appearing on television regularly as authorities on health and wellness. For more information, visit and follow us at @RodaleInc.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
New York, NY