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Associate Collector Lifestyle Editor
Associate Collector Lifestyle Editor
Artnet News
Post Date: 29 Sep 2022

JOB OVERVIEW

Description

Artnet News is the world’s most-read and best-trusted art publication, providing exclusive, agenda-setting coverage to an audience of millions of art-world insiders and art lovers alike. Artnet News is a division of Artnet, the leading international platform to buy, sell, and research art online, which was founded over 30 years ago with the mission to make the art market more transparent, efficient, and accessible.

The Associate Editor will be tasked with overseeing our trademark recurring editorial products and innovating successful new ones that align with both the journalistic mission of Artnet News and the needs of our advertising business. A successful candidate will have both a broad grasp of the tectonic shifts taking place in culture and a firm grip on the rhythms and whims of trending topics online. The person will assign and edit stories according to our fast-paced publishing schedule while making sure every story meets Artnet News’s standards of accuracy, legibility, and insight. 

You will be reporting to the Managing Editor of Artnet News, headquartered in our New York office in the historic Woolworth Building, working with the editorial team in New York, Berlin, and London. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Produce 4-8 of our regularly occurring franchises per week
  • In consultation with the Style team and other editors, identify appropriate subjects from within and the traditional art world and adjacent industries
  • Coordinate introductions and email-based interviews; following up as needed to obtain answers and images
  • Write snappy and engaging introductory texts (<200 words each) as needed for Q&A-based stories
  • Set up and maintain pipeline for each franchise, ensuring we can publish with consistency
  • Coordinate with Managing Editor to ensure stories are published in a timely manner according to our broader editorial plan 
  • Ensure each story is properly entered into our WordPress CMS with engaging imagery and thorough metadata
  • Make sure each story adheres to Artnet News’s style and standards
  • Attend staff meetings twice a week and maintain regular communication with writers and editors throughout the course of each day 

Requirements

  • 3–5 years of professional editing experience
  • Demonstrated experience with one or more of the following subject areas: art, architecture, design, fashion and luxury, technology, pop culture, travel/hospitality
  • Impeccable editing skills; the ability to turn rough copy on complex subjects into gripping, pristine journalism under tight deadlines
  • Familiarity with WordPress or another content management system
  • A team player with a bias toward creative problem solving
  • A strong sense of prioritization and flexibility 
  • A friendly, professional tone in communications with subjects

Why join our team?

At Artnet we strive to create a culture that is collaborative and dynamic, with tons of room for growth.

  • Comprehensive Health Package: We offer great medical, dental, and vision plan options
  • Life and Disability Coverage
  • Generous Paid Time Off: 20 PTO days annually, unlimited sick days
  • Parental Leave: Robust paid time off for new parents
  • Pre-tax Health and Transit-Saving Options
  • 401(K) Match: Join the team and we will invest in your future
  • Health and Wellness: We care about your wellbeing, and offer corporate gym memberships as well as monthly gym reimbursement

JOB DETAILS

Location
New York, USA

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