Hearst Autos is seeking an editor with a love for all aspects of car culture. Based in New York and reporting to the Editor in Chief of Road & Track, the Associate Editor will work with the R&T staff to write stories for roadandtrack.com, and will contribute to the editing process and print magazine.
Quickly write daily blogs, videos, and news stories for roadandtrack.com
Report on major events like auto shows and drive events
Cultivate relationships and sources to provide quality reporting that goes beyond aggregation.
Think across platforms to tell stories in multiple forms of media including print, digital, and video.
Assist in copy editing and fact checking stories for print and online.
Have an innate understanding of the Road & Track brand
Collaborate with other Hearst properties to stay on top of current content trends, share best practices and be a part of the editorial community
At least 2 years of experience in digital media
Background in reporting and writing stories on short notice for digital
Familiarity with publishing on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
Knowledge of Google Analytics and SocialFlow
Interest in cars, car culture, and R&T's vast history
Understanding of what a car enthusiast audience wants to see in print, digital, on video, and beyond
Creative thinker willing to push the envelope and bring fresh, innovative ideas to life
Note: For consideration, resumes must be submitted in .pdf format with a cover letter, salary requirements, and a link to a portfolio of work