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Crain’s New York seeks assistant data editor

December 4, 2013

Posted by Chris Roush

Crain’s New York Business seeks an assistant data editor with a keen interest in research and data visualization to help us publish our award-winning lists in print and online.

Responsibilities include assisting the Data Editor in preparing and compiling all lists and related infographics, directories and other data projects, and special reports for print and online. The assistant data editor will report and write list-related news, prepare weekly web supplements to accompany our lists, and report and produce our “Stats and the City” franchise. The assistant data editor will work closely with other reporters and the web production team to provide graphic and data supplements for text stories and multimedia web features.

Job requirements
• Library Science Degree or Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in journalism, communications, economics, or related field
• Must be a detail-oriented individual with a passion for accuracy and thoroughness
• Must be a self-starter who can work both independently and as part of a team, on-deadline, in a fast-paced environment
• Knowledge of business and financial concepts
• Talent for writing clear, concise news and feature stories
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite products and at least several of the following: CartoDB, Google Fusion Tables, Highcharts, HTML, CSS, jQuery, PHP, SQL, JavaScript, XML

About Crain Communications

Crain Communications Inc is one of the largest privately-owned business publishers in the U.S. with over 30 leading business, trade and consumer titles in North America and Europe. As an authoritative source of vital news and information to industry leaders and consumers worldwide, each of the company’s newspapers, magazines and electronic news sites have become required reading in their respective sector of business and consumer market. Providing unmatched value and award-winning editorial excellence, the company is respected for its dependable journalism which readers have relied upon for over 90 years.

Crain Communications offers a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, profit sharing, and a friendly work environment. This is a great time to join our organization — a profitable, well established publishing leader.

To apply for this position please visit our website at and search under the employment section.

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