Hearst Television Associate Editor in New York, New York
About Floor Covering Weekly (FCW):
Established in 1952 and acquired by Hearst Corporation in 1980, Floor Covering Weekly has a proud history of reaching the most influential people and companies in the floor covering industry for nearly 65 years. FCW continues to lead, influence and identify the most important trends and events in flooring and is by every measure the undisputed leader. Through such proprietary research as the Statistical Report and RēCo studies, FCW does not merely report on the world of flooring, but in fact has helped shape and define the industry. www.floorcoveringweekly.com
About Hearst Business Media
Hearst Business Media, an operating group of Hearst Corporation, is a global technology leader delivering information, insights, analytics, and workflow solutions to meet worldwide needs in the finance, healthcare and transportation markets. Its holdings include renowned brands such as Fitch Group, a leading global ratings agency; the Hearst Health network of market-leading healthcare companies First Databank, Zynx, MCG and Homecare Homebase, which provide care guidance to patients, hospitals, and insurers; and Black Book, MOTOR Information Services and Veretech, the premier suppliers of automotive data. Hearst Business Media companies have offices in more than 30 countries.
We are one of the nations largest viersified media, information and services company with more than 360 business. Our current portfolio expands the traditional publishing company people have come to know us by. We now have major interest in cable networks like A&E;, HISTORY, ESPN ; financial leader Fitch Group; Hearst Health, a group of medical information and service business; transportation assets and digital services business iCrossing and KUBRA.
This opportunity is with Floor Covering Weekly, a member of the Hearst Organization. This is an amazing opportunity to join a collaborative group that has the feel of a startup but whose growth and development is backed by Hearst.
We believe our biggest asset is our combination of different backgrounds, cultures, and disciplines that come together to form one epic unit. What we do starts with our people.
What you’ll do
This position is customer-facing and will be charged with forging positive relationships with key industry figures. Candidates will need strong interview and writing skills and will be responsible for weekly content in key floor covering categories — stories will be assigned but there will be the expectation that they will identify editorial opportunities as well. The associate editor will be providing content for our print edition as well as our website and social media platforms. They will also be crafting custom content for our clients.
Candidates must be deadline-oriented. They will contribute to weekly editorial meetings and will be expected to add to the creative process with new ideas. While the associate editor will become the expert in key areas/categories, they should be able to collaborate with the edit team on larger projects and be asked at times to take the lead on specific projects.
The ability to travel is required. Travel will be approximately 6 to 8 trips per year but is subject to change.
Who you are
Bachelor of science or business administration degree in English, journalism or mass communication
Two to five years’ experience in a relative field
Page proofing experience
Ability to turn out high quality and high content (average 5,000 words a month)
Ability to develop and maintain client relationships
Knowledge of AP Style is a plus
We do great work, with great people. Want in? Apply today.