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Business Insider seeking associate editor

November 8, 2013

Posted by Chris Roush

Business Insider is looking for an awesome Associate Editor to join our fast-growing Contributors team. This team manages Business Insider’s 350+ syndication partnerships.

The ideal candidate, above all, is interested in editing, copy editing, packaging, story selection, and is a voracious consumer of news on the web, with a whole roster of interesting blogs and Twitter feeds they follow.

To do this job well, this editor needs to be meticulous in their attention to detail. They also must be able to juggle a variety of tasks on a daily basis and know how to communicate effectively with multiple teams.

Among other things, this Associate Editor’s responsibilities would be to:

  • Review and edit stories from our robust library of syndication partners and contributors
  • Rewrite headlines to fit Business Insider style (snappier, more provocative)
  • Become familiar with verticals and search for potential contributors
  • Be comfortable with production work and quick turnaround for inputting new stories and slideshows


  • At least 1 year of experience editing online news
  • Familiarity with web production and Content Management Systems
  • Basic knowledge of Photoshop
  • Business Insider reader
  • The schedule for this position is 4 weekdays + 1 weekend day

If interested, please send your resume and cover letter to Be specific: why are you the one for the job?

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