Assistant Editor

Posted On: July 25, 2016

Journalism Job

Media Organization: Rivet

Company Description

Rivet is one of three publications owned by Hertzman Media Company, including Sourcing Journal, a trade publication focused on the apparel and textile business, and Vamp, a sister publication focused on the footwear industry.

Job Description

Rivet is looking for an enthusiastic Assistant Editor to join an online trade publication focused on the denim industry.

Rivet provides in-depth news coverage for denim professionals, ranging from mills and fiber companies to fashion and retail trends. Rivet places special emphasis on the innovations and technology changing the face of denim, as well as the iconic brands and personalities that have helped build the industry. The Assistant Editor must be confident in writing about both the technical and human aspects of denim.

The position is a combination of news reporting, longer feature writing, and various editorial responsibilities. In addition to daily content, Rivet produces two newsletters each week and a printed edition each season. The Assistant Editor will be part of a small yet hardworking and entrepreneurial editorial team.

The Assistant Editor should have strong collaborative skills, understand start-up culture and work well with others across departments. The ideal candidate has superb editing skills; a good sense for news; an interest in understanding the ins and outs of the denim market; and a cheerful and outgoing personality. The job requires phone and on-the-spot interviews and mingling at trade shows and events during and after regular work hours. Must be a people person.

To Apply

Please e-mail resume, 2-3 relevant clips and a brief cover letter to Angela Velasquez (