Recognition Program Editor, Fast Company

August 18, 2023
Remote - New York, NY

Job Details

Level Experienced
Job Location Remote - New York, NY
Position Type Contractor


Fast Company publishes six recognition programs a year in print and on Most Innovative Companies, World-Changing Ideas, Innovation by Design, Best Workplaces for Innovators, Brands That Matter, and Next Big Things in Tech. We are looking for a seasoned editor to work on a project basis to help grow and manage these programs in partnership with the editorial team. This editor will also work closely with non-editorial departments related to the programs.

Compensation for this role will be paid on a monthly fee basis, ranging from $4,500 to $7,500 per month. The monthly fee will be adjusted based on assigned and completed projects. 


  • Collaborate with current program editors to amplify, organize, and manage programs through multiple phases
  • Research companies and projects that should be considered for each of Fast Company’s recognition programs and maintain a list of contact information to share with consumer marketing team
  • Assign judging responsibilities to reporters and provide support in the honoree selection process
  • Collaborate with customer service team to effectively manage incoming requests from applicants and honorees
  • Edit company and project descriptions as needed for print or digital



  • 5-7 years of journalism experience
  • Experience researching and fact-checking both public and private companies
  • Strong ability to understand financial statements and other documents released by public companies
  • Exceptional verbal and written communications skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Strong project-management skills and the ability to organize and coordinate among various reporters and editors
  • Has developed a strong roster of PR contacts


Mansueto Ventures’ mission is to empower and inspire innovators, entrepreneurs, and leaders through compelling journalism, diverse conversations, and creative initiatives that celebrate excellence in business.

Our company’s greatest asset is our employees. Our workplace strives for excellence, respect, integrity, inclusion, and transparency in all we do. We value feedback from all corners of the organization, and we collaborate with colleagues to craft company policies and benefits.

At Mansueto Ventures, we prioritize diversity. We celebrate difference and try to embed it into every aspect of our workplace. We are committed to providing equal opportunity employment to all individuals regardless of race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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