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West Coast Editorial Assistant

New York, NY

Company Description

Refinery29 is the cornerstone of fashion, beauty, and shopping for a new generation. Combining daily local newsletter editions and a website that serves as a global style hub, Refinery29 offers the only 360-degree source for shopping, exclusive deals, trends, beauty news, local hot-spots, and at-home sneak-peeks of fashion's finest. At Refinery29, great style isn't just a one-way obsession—it's a fast-changing world where readers talk, designers, brands, and shop-keepers engage, and great fashion influences everything.

Job Description

The West Coast Editorial Assistant will work closely with the Refinery29 Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Miami editors to assist them in producing and maintaining their individual sites. The West Coast EA will be responsible for writing and producing daily blog posts using knowledge of local fashion, culture, news, and lifestyle. In addition, he or she will often assist in researching and writing newsletters and provide stand-in support during times when their supervising editors are out of the office. The West Coast Editorial Assistant will also be responsible for managing and coordinate scheduling of all their respective local editorial interns, as well asposting to social media outlets, attending press events, and fulfilling  administrative responsibilities.The West Coast EA will also be responsible some administrative responsibilities related to the Refinery29 headquarters. 

Qualifications

  • A minimum of two internships in publishing and digital media, as well as personal blogging experience.A healthy addiction to the internet, fashion, and pop culture
  • Experience working with social media
  • Strong almost-obsessive knowledge of fashion, shopping, and style, as well as other lifestyle categories including home, dining, and entertainment
  • Experience with HTML and Photoshop 
  • Must be quick on his/her feet with a real talent for generating and finding fresh engaging content not just daily, but hourly
  • Must be highly organized
  • Must be team-oriented, responsive, and comfortable collaborating, but also able to work independently

Additional Information

Does this sound like you? Let us know why we should meet. For consideration, you must submit your resume and cover letter stating the following:

  • why you
  • why Refinery29