| The Nutrition and Features Editor for EatingWell magazine leads the brand's nutrition strategy and content. This editor handles features that cover nutrition, sustainability, the environment and policy as it pertains to food. This editor needs to have a deep understanding of nutrition, an interest in food and a love for communicating complex science clearly. This is a senior-level editorial position and includes top-editing magazine sections and managing several editors. |
• Conceive and execute feature packages
• Work closely with creative director to execute outstanding art for stories
• Collaborate with staff to develop and execute nonrecipe magazine sections
• Collaborate with editorial staff on cookbooks
• Direct and oversee nutrition standards for the brand
• Work with licensing on brand extensions and content-licensing projects
• Represent the brand at industry events, sales calls and in the media (if necessary)
• Experienced as an editor at a national media brand. You should be accomplished at editing both long- and short-form stories, with an expertise in editing nutrition science. Ideally you should have experience editing environmental and food-policy stories.
• You should be a team player with an understanding of what it takes to collaborate to put together a magazine feature from concept to deadline. You should be comfortable working with direction from the editor-in-chief, support from other editors, contributions from outside journalists and brainstorming with the creative team.
• When it comes to nutrition, you have the chops to understand what's what in this crazy world of nutrition myths and misinformation. You should be able to evaluate the quality of health and nutrition studies, be well versed in established nutrition science and have a long list of expert sources at your disposal.
• You should be nimble enough to flip from editing a story about the benefits of fiber to one on the benefits of building soil health without breaking stride.
• You will bring to the job a stable of freelance writers who turn in accurate copy that's fun to read, well sourced and informative.
• Whether it's a caption, a headline or a 3,000-word feature, you work to push every piece of copy to be the best it can be. You love to read, are constantly looking for new writers and are always thinking about better ways to tell stories to our readers.
• You know that each word matters, especially when it comes to writing and editing science-based stories. So you keep an eagle-eye out to help make sure every piece in the magazine is on-message and factual.
• Yes, you're good with details, but you also have the big picture in mind. So when it comes to editing you're comfortable suggesting structural changes and identifying better ways to write a piece.
• Story ideas are never a problem for you. You are constantly coming up with new stories to tell, topics to cover and different angles to feature.
Full-time position, located in Shelburne, Vermont.