Posted On: May 7, 2013
Media Organization: Law360
Law360, a LexisNexis company, is an online newswire for business lawyers that covers major litigation, transactions and regulatory issues. Founded in 2004 and acquired by LexisNexis in 2012, Law360 is a cutting-edge organization and one of the fastest-growing subscription news services in the U.S. Our subscribers include the 100 largest law firms in the U.S., in-house counsel at major corporations, and government agencies such as the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Federal Trade Commission.
Law360 offices are located in Union Square, NYC. We offer a casual and flexible work environment, comprehensive benefits (including; medical, dental, generous paid time off, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and a pre-tax commuter program), and competitive salary with bonus eligibility.
Portfolio Media, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Assistant Editor, Third-Party Content, is responsible for coordinating, editing and publishing articles from a large cross-section of legal industry experts. This includes searching for potential articles/authors, reviewing article pitches, corresponding with attorneys and PR firms, executing publishing contracts, scheduling and managing articles in a custom content management system, and editing articles for in-house and AP style.
Third-party content is written by regularly scheduled authors, as well as commissioned by topic. We also review unsolicited article pitches on an ongoing basis. Article topics are practice- or industry-specific, analytical, and written with a business audience in mind.
While a certain amount of administrative work will be required, the position will be ideal for someone interested in future work as a copyeditor.
Required for consideration:
-Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English or related field; graduate degree preferred
-Copyediting experience and firm grasp of AP Style
-MS Word, Excel, Google Apps knowledge
-Interest in pursuing a job in copyediting
-Knowledge of legal industry a plus
Law360 offers a casual and flexible work environment, comprehensive benefits (including; medical, dental, generous paid time off, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and a pre-tax commuter program), and competitive salary with bonus eligibility.
Portfolio Media Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please apply on our company careers page: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=PORTFOLIOMEDIA&cws=1&rid=92