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INSIDER associate editor for freelance

Editorial | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

INSIDER is hiring an associate editor to work with our team of freelance writers, specifically focused on health and science stories. 

As an associate editor, you will edit freelance posts for spelling and grammar, structure, flow, style and factual accuracy. You will work on posts about topics from across the site, including personal essays, reported stories, slideshows, quick news hits, and longer features. 

The ideal candidate is comfortable editing everything from stories about the Keto diet, fast news hits on important studies, and slideshows about the history of NASA missions. They will also enjoy brainstorms and a fast-paced environment.

The ideal candidate has 1-3 years of editorial experience and should be familiar with editing others' work and coming up with great, engaging story ideas. They should be able to get article drafts into publishable form quickly and efficiently, and should be interested in working on content from INSIDER's health and science verticals, with potential to work across other sections as needed. 

Candidates should have substantial fact-checking experience, strong copy editing skills, and a keen eye for the structure and flow of a story. 

The position is full-time in our New York City headquarters. Insider Inc. offers competitive compensation packages complete with benefits.

INSIDER is great journalism about what passionate people actually want to know. That’s everything from news to food, celebrity to science, politics to sports and all the rest. It’s smart. It’s fearless. It’s fun. We push the boundaries of digital storytelling. Our mission is to inform and inspire.

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