Assistant Editor

Posted On: January 25, 2016

Media-Related Job

Media Organization: Digital Book World

Company Description

DBW is the premier destination for all things digital book publishing.

Job Description

Digital Book World is looking for an assistant editor to help write news stories, report on emerging trends and issues, and build community engagement.

As assistant editor, you will support the senior editor and be given access to key figures in the publishing industry. This position is ideal for someone who wants to write often and is intensely interested in the future of publishing. There will be no limit to the amount of reporting, writing and interviewing you can do.

DBW is looking for someone who is unafraid to share his or her ideas about what makes quality content and what areas can be improved; someone who takes charge and sees a project through from beginning to end.

Duties include:

Organizing and distributing DBW’s 5x-weekly newsletter, the DBW Daily.
Posting on social media and interacting with readers.
Writing daily news pieces.
Interviewing key publishing figures.
Writing in-depth feature pieces on emerging trends and issues in the digital publishing space.
Helping to organize the DBW Conference + Expo.
Helping to plan monthly webinars.

The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years newsroom or news writing experience, a demonstrated interest in digital publishing, and experience in the following areas:

Social media


To Apply

To apply, please send a resume, brief cover letter explaining why you are interested in digital publishing, and links to clips to Daniel Berkowitz (
To stand out, do your homework on DBW and be ready to share ideas.