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Assistant Editor, Cosmopolitan Snapchat Discover at THE HEARST CORPORATION

Posted in Writing/Editing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: New York, New York

Job Description:

Cosmopolitan’s Snapchat Discover team is in search of a meme-loving, internet savvy editor who thrives under tight deadlines. The Assistant Editor will report to Cosmopolitan’s Snapchat Editor and will be an imperative team player when it comes to managing the channel’s daily workflow. The ideal candidate is obsessed with Cosmo’s Snapchat Discover channel and is fascinated by emerging platforms as they continually redefine the editorial landscape. 



  • Work with the Snapchat Editor to pitch weekly lineups, pop quizzes, and shareable snaps

  • Be an expert on the topics our reader is obsessed with based on data from the CMS

  • Occasionally pitch story ideas based on these themes

  • Be an authority on the Snapchat CMS and its functions

  • Work with our Snapchat Production Assistant to proofread and fact-check copy from the site

  • Track deliverables from site editors, freelancers, and contributing illustrators 

  • Pull weekly data and write reports

  • Have an eye for the Cosmopolitan aesthetic and voice on Snapchat and understand how it differs from that of



  • At least one year of experience writing and editing web and/or social content on very tight deadlines

  • Basic Photoshop and video editing skills

  • Experience optimizing content for social platforms

  • Exceptional attention to detail and time management skills

  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative team environment while championing the ability to work ambitiously and independently 

  • A knack for staying cool, calm, and collected in a fast-paced environment