Associate Editor, Condé Nast Traveler

June 23, 2023
New York, NY

Working out of our New York office, the Associate Editor plays a key editorial and operational support role in the brand’s tentpole franchises, in particular the Readers’ Choice Awards—CNT’s reader survey that determines the world’s best hotels, airlines, islands, and more—while also contributing to daily digital content with a focus on news and SEO content. The Associate Editor reports to the Articles Director.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage the production schedule around the annual Readers’ Choice Awards, bringing together key stakeholders from Editorial, Product, Engineering, Marketing, and Sales to administer the survey and manage process of collating results
  • Suggest story ideas for digital and print based on survey data, and support Articles Director, Global Digital Director, and Destinations Editor in rollout of RCAs content
  • Pitch, write, and edit short-form news and trend content for digital
  • Write and update digital stories and galleries based on SEO best practices
  • Pitch, write, and provide support for print, including front of book and back page
  • Support Senior Features Editor in managing relationships with travel specialists in our network, and find ways to utilize specialists in our reporting
  • Provide editorial support on other global franchises, like the Hot List, as well as one-off editorial initiatives
  • Support Articles Director and Global Digital Director when needed on editorial packages, from brainstorm to deployment—including researching, editing, and building stories in CMS
  • Assist with website and newsletter production as needed

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • At least three years in an editorial role such as Editorial Assistant. Prior experience in travel is preferred but not required
  • Excellent writing, editing, copy editing skills, and attention to detail
  • Strong fact-checking and research skills
  • Ability to learn and operate digital content management systems
  • Must demonstrate a commitment to diverse storytelling
  • Interest in travel and service journalism is essential

The expected base salary range for this position is from $56,500 - $87,000. Salary offers are based on a wide range of factors including but not limited to relevant skills, training, experience, and education.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply here, and we will review your application as soon as possible. You can update your resume or upload a cover letter at any time by accessing your candidate profile.

About Condé Nast Traveler:

As the most discerning, up-to-the-minute voice in all things travel, Condé Nast Traveler is the global citizen’s bible and muse, offering both inspiration and vital intel. We understand that time is the greatest luxury, which is why Condé Nast Traveler mines its network of experts and influencers so that you never waste a meal, a drink, or a hotel stay wherever you are in the world.

Condé Nast is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, familial status and other legally protected characteristics.