Slate hiring editorial assistant in New York: How to apply.

Slate Is Hiring an Editorial Assistant—Join Us!

Slate Is Hiring an Editorial Assistant—Join Us!

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Jan. 21 2015 2:44 PM

Slate Is Seeking an Editorial Assistant

If you love Slate, maybe you should apply.

Work For Slate!

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Slate is hiring a full-time editorial assistant in its New York office. The assistant’s primary responsibility will be to provide editorial, research, and administrative help to Slate’s reporters and editors. There will also be opportunities for writing and blogging.

Ideal candidates will be organized, diplomatic, hard-working, and detail-oriented. They will write sparkling copy. They will also demonstrate top-notch editorial judgment and broad cultural interests. One to two years of editorial experience is preferred. Good humor and menschiness are a big plus. This is a 12-month position, with benefits.

Please include:


Upload your cover letter and the assignments above as one attachment. The deadline for receipt of applications is Feb. 2.

Slate welcomes candidates with diverse backgrounds and perspectives.

To apply for the editorial assistant position, click here