Assistant Editor, Third-Party Content

Posted On: October 2, 2013

Journalism Job

Media Organization: Law360

Company Description

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 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.

Job Description

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 extensive training on legal topics. Business or legal reporting experience is not required. However, professional reporting experience and strong writing and analytical skills are required to succeed in this job. Please note: Qualified candidates will be asked to complete a rigorous editing test.

To Apply

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