Assistant Editor, Runner's World & Bicycling
Hearst MagazinesCenter Valley, PA
Full Time Job
The Assistant Editor is someone who can quickly identify the latest trends and buzzworthy news to keep our cycling and running brands, Bicycling and Runner's World, feeling fresh and current. This person will be responsible for originating and creating a high volume of buzzy, lively, funny, authentic topical stories arising from each sport's culture, personalities, events, and gear scene, as well as working on longer and more in-depth service stories, and gear roundups.
NOTE: For us to consider you, please submit your resume in PDF format with a cover letter, salary requirements, and a link to your portfolio.
What You'll Do
• Work with the Deputy Editor and to originate, plan, create, and publish cycling and running-oriented content in line with performance metrics
• Stay abreast of developments, quickly jump on breaking news, keep an eye on the latest trends, write about new gear, and the latest in all aspects of cycling and running
• Work on search driven stories and sections or stories for Bicycling and Runner's World magazines, as needed
• Hit every deadline. Crush every metric
Who You Are
• You have at least one year of professional, post-graduate experience writing content, reporting, blogging, or fact-checking in a fast-paced environment; bonus points if that was in cycling, running, or active media
• You have an affinity for cycling and running (though a deep passion for just one is fine!)
• You have the ability to write fast, fun, clean, and SEO-centric copy
• You're familiar with social media and can track news and spot stories to write about
• You have the ability to take feedback from multiple parties and manage fast-changing priorities
• You can manage multiple projects while meeting tight deadlines
• You have a bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
• Must be able to work flexible hours as needed
Why Hearst Magazines?
Hearst Magazines is one of the largest publishers in the world, with more than 25 brands, including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Harper's BAZAAR, Popular Mechanics, and O the Oprah Magazine. We reach more than 150 million people every month in the United States alone.
But we're more than just our magazines. We engage our audience across all mediums and channels - print, digital, video and social – with sophisticated content creation, distribution and data capabilities. We create, package and sell products with cutting-edge technology and proprietary platforms. Together, we are reinventing publishing for the 21st century.
About Hearst's Enthusiast Group
Hearst's Enthusiast Group - consisting of Popular Mechanics, Runner's World, and Bicycling magazines - inspires, instructs, and influences our readers' passions on a daily basis. Bicycling.com and Runnersworld.com are produced by a team of editors who are passionate about running, cycling, and helping our readers live an active lifestyle. We cover the biggest events in our sports (the Olympics, Tour de France, and the Boston Marathon to name a few) and are looking for a savvy, quick-thinking Associate News Editor to help shape our news coverage on our websites, on social, and in video.