PasteMagazine.com is looking for an editor of our new College department. The position is part-time (approximately 2 to 3 hours/day), freelance and remote.
Requirements: College student, recent graduate or grad student with significant writing and editing experience on a school or professional publication. Must have a familiarity with the Paste voice and a deep knowledge of pop culture, particularly as it pertains to campus life. You must be a fast and thorough editor, as you will be working through a lot of copy. Familiarity with basic CMS preferred (we use Movable Type).
Job Description: To assign and edit lists, features and galleries for our stable of freelance writers, and identify campus-life news items for our news editor.
Note: Any writing the College Editor does will be paid on a per-piece base in addition to the monthly editor’s stipend.
If you’d like to apply for this position, send a resume, writing samples and a cover letter to email@example.com. Please include answers to these two questions in your cover letter:
1. If you were College Editor, what are some feature stories and lists you would want to write or assign?
2. What is your vision for Paste’s new College section?
See the Paste Jobs Board.