Freelance Web Editorial Production Assistant

  • New York, NY
  • Contract

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

We’re looking for a detail oriented, conscientious freelance Production Assistant to assist our dynamic editorial team. This position is perfect for someone who loves to read copy and HTML code all day, and is very organized and meticulous.
Some things you’ll be doing:
  • Build daily posts using our custom CMS (editing/coding copy in HTML)
  • Work with our editors, art/photo department, and ad sales team in uploading content
  • Proofing and fact-checking copy in layout
  • Assist with photo research, sizing images, layouts, and art production
  • Providing technical and/or copy support to editorial/ad sales team with sold programs
  • Write and produce blog posts and assist with research, as needed
  • Administrative duties, as assigned by senior staff


Must have:
  • Must have strong knowledge of Photoshop and HTML - HTML hand coding skills a must!
  • Must have a minumum of 2 years of experience working at an online media company
  • Strong writing and communications skills
  • Four-year undergraduate degree
  • Must be highly organized

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