Senior Editor at Noema

December 7, 2022
Los Angeles, CA/Remote

This is a full-time position with competitive benefits and salary. Our office is in the historic Bradbury building is downtown Los Angeles, but we will also consider remote workers.

~Report to and work closely with the executive editor on digital and print
~Commission primarily essays and longform essays — but also interviews, reportage and videos — on policy/governance, climate change, philosophy, economics, technology, geopolitics and culture
~Assign and stay on track of deadlines
~Edit pieces from start to finish, including developmental editing, backfielding (sometimes significantly reworking or asking for rewrites or additions) and copy editing
~Write sharp heds and deks
~Work with the art editor to make sure the original art they commission reflects the nuances of the written work for each piece
~Strategize with the audience growth editor on how best to promote each piece
~Load and publish pieces using our CMS
~Find and recruit new authors to add to our freelance author base
~Because we are a small team, we all pitch in on varied tasks, which may include working with engineers to make changes to the CMS when needed, submitting for awards, occasionally fact-checking, etc.

~5 or more years of experience as an editor
~Fluency in digital media
~Knowledge of the topics we cover
~Strong writing and communications skills
~Bachelor’s degree

~Experience in print media
~Fluency in foreign languages

Salary range:
$110,000 – $160,000/yr

Benefits and perks:
~Sick leave, holiday, vacation and other paid time off
~Medical, dental, vision, and outstanding 401k
~Employee phone reimbursement 
~Professional development opportunities
~Free Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that provides wellness, parenting, financial and legal advice from specialized professionals

Please send a resume and cover letter, combined as one document, to [email protected].

Noema Magazine is a proud equal opportunities workplace. We firmly believe employing a diverse workforce is important regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Noema Magazine is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. 

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