Phoenix New Times
has an immediate opening for an experienced journalist with a sophisticated understanding of food and the skill to write about it in an engaging way.
The food editor directs New Times
’ restaurant industry coverage, recruits and supervises freelance writers, assigns and edits stories, writes daily food posts, and carries out special projects. This is a full-time position based in Phoenix. Salary range is 45K-55K, depending on qualifications. Benefits include, but are not limited to, paid time off, 401K, flexible spending accounts, medical/dental/vision insurance.
Qualified candidates for this full-time position should:
*Have a deep understanding of food and the restaurant industry
*Be able to write well-reported and thought-provoking stories
*Have a news writer's instincts for uncovering and sourcing those stories
*Be able to edit stories quickly and effectively
*Have a strong background in social media and online journalism
If this is you, write a cover letter discussing: the scope and sources of your culinary knowledge; the specifics of your editing experience; and your vision for New Times
' future coverage. Include a resume and three links to your best work and send to: [email protected]