Editorial Assistant

Posted On: April 23, 2019

Journalism Job

Media Organization: Epicurious / Condé Nast

Company Description

Epicurious re-launched on February 3, 2015 as the first ever food utility, with a goal to be the most helpful food resource for the home cook. The re-launch & redesign resulted in +63% monthly unique visitors post launch vs. a year ago, +2x in social referrals and +20x in social sharing on mobile phones. Coinciding with the public availability of the Apple Watch in April 2015, Epicurious developed its own Smart Kitchen Timer available on Apple Watch, iPhone and iPad. Epicurious was nominated for eight awards in 2016 including Webby, IACP, and James Beard.

Job Description

Editorial Assistant, Epicurious

Epicurious is looking for a sharp, organized, cooking-obsessed Editorial Assistant to join our nimble editorial team. This is an entry-level position that combines creative editorial tasks with detail-oriented production tasks.

Primary Responsibilities:
Assist with Epi’s many newsletter sends
Entering recipes into our database
Calling in products for our shopping-focused vertical, Well Equipped
Pitching ideas at brainstorm meetings
Performing SEO maintenance on articles and recipes
Building galleries of recipe round-ups
Writing short articles

BA in English, Journalism or relevant Liberal Arts degree
1+ years of editorial experience, ideally at a digital media company
Desired Skills & Qualifications:
Ability to write with clarity, voice, and humor
Strong food knowledge, with an emphasis on home cooking
Proficiency with G Suite
Familiarity with major social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat)
Outstanding organizational and time-management skills
A deep familiarity with Condé Nast brands and their editorial voice and DNA
Knowledge of SEO and SEM is highly preferred
A desire to connect with readers on a level that impacts their daily lives

To Apply


If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply via the link provided and we will review your application as soon as possible. Please note that due to the high level of applications we receive, it is not always possible for us to respond to each applicant in person. Should your profile fit this open position we will contact you within approximately 4 weeks. You can update your resume or upload a cover letter at any time by accessing your candidate profile.