Assistant Editor

Posted On: March 13, 2014

Journalism Job

Media Organization: BrickUnderground

Company Description

About Brick:
BrickUnderground is New York City’s most popular and trusted source of real estate advice, with 125,000-plus unique visitors every month. We post 5 times daily and are passionate about providing our readers—NYC buyers, sellers, renters, renovators and dwellers—with practical information they can use, trust and share.

Job Description

BrickUnderground, the go-to site for an insider's view of New York City real estate, is seeking a full-time Assistant Editor to join our team.

The ideal candidate is a stellar writer and reporter with a strong work ethic, top-notch organizational skills, and a willingness to pitch in on all the editorial tasks involved in running a digital newsroom.

For the right person, this position will provide huge opportunities for growth and rapid advancement in an expanding media company. Benefits include health, dental, 401(k), flex-spending, and a casual and fun work environment.


-Create and package several daily blog posts (including recurring features, link wraps and aggregated content)
-Brainstorm, report and write original stories on all aspects of buying, selling, renting, renovating and living in NYC
-Assist with social media efforts
-Coordinate production of weekly newsletter
-Post daily editorial content to CMS
-Attend real estate industry events 
-Support editorial efforts as needed


-1-2 years professional journalism experience or relevant graduate degree
-Ability to turn in clean copy
-Social media experience
-Interest in New York City real estate crucial; knowledge a plus
-Familiarity with Photoshop and CMS platforms major pluses

To Apply

To apply, send us:
-brief cover letter
-3 examples of your best writing/reporting
-1-2 examples of your best digital content (slideshows, video, audio, social media campaign, interactive story, etc.)

-links to relevant social media profiles