Assistant Editor Resume

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Career Objective:

Highly-creative, organized, and experienced Assistant Editor seeking a senior position with an organization to use my expertise in publishing high-quality articles and blog posts matching with clients’ demands for print as well as digital media.

Summary of Skills:

  • Excellent ability of logging, project organizing, capturing, grouping, media management, refined editing, encoding, FTP posting,
  • subscripting, researching and integrating SFX and temp music
  • Skilled in finding and presenting stories that readers want to read
  • Excellent interpersonal and editing skills, including storyboarding
  • Extensive research abilities to present unique, vocabulary-rich and appropriate articles for readers in both print/digital medium
  • Hands-on experience of researching topics, collecting data and assigning tasks to team members for timely completion of projects
  • Strong proofreading, editing and writing skills, and ability to produce unique content for the given topic within minimal time
  • Ability to manage references and permissions to avoid issues related to copyright infringement
  • Capable of prioritizing tasks and completing projects in stressful environment to meet the deadline
  • Proficiency in working with MS Office Suite, maintaining spreadsheets and basic knowledge of Adobe Illustrator software
  • Ability to work in a team, and possess excellent organizational and communication skills

Work Experience:

Assistant Editor

Fair Publications, Rochelle Park, NJ

July 2016 – present

  • Writing news and feature articles for both online and print media
  • Proofreading and edit documents written by writers and reporters
  • Coordinating with graphic designers, sales team and writers to ensure articles, news and stories are presented well
  • Conducting online survey to identify readers’ interest
  • Assisting editors in developing marketing strategies
  • Training writers on style guidelines

Assistant Editor

Blaze Media, Rochelle Park, NJ

May 2014 – June 2016

  • Researched and developed contents for a monthly magazine published as “Life and Stress”
  • Did storyboarding and got it checked by the editor before working on it
  • Proofread and edited online and magazine contents
  • Helped the marketing team in increasing magazine sales
  • Participated in trade shows and learned latest trends in the world of publications
  • Coordinated with marketing, designing and editorial staff

Assistant Editor

Informix Magazines, St Cloud, MN 

February 2012 – April 2014

  • Coordinated with the design team to decide magazine layout for clients based on their industry, and prepared graphical outlook of the same using software
  • Collaborated with the team to complete copy-editing assignments on various topics before deadline with high accuracy
  • Worked closely with the Chief Editor to develop a working knowledge of clients’ preferred documentation style for the magazines
  • Responded to clients or publishers’ inquiries and give idea about articles
  • Reviewed articles submitted by writers, and added applicable photographs using Adobe Illustrator 6 to make the draft look more enticing
  • Regularly researched the trending topics and assigned the most popular topics to writers for posting unique blog content

Internship:

Writer cum Editor (part-time) 

Elsevier Prints, St. Cloud, MN

February 2011 – January 2012

  • Researched extensively for given topics and wrote articles for clients within deadlines to submit it to the editors
  • Took responsibility to write on various topics, including business articles, local news, and educational topics as required
  • Understood requirements of the subject and wrote weekly column post for local newspaper as supervised by the senior writer
  • Proofread and edited written article to make it free from spelling mistakes, grammatical errors, and false notions
  • Wrote effective articles using simple/rich vocabulary depending on the targeted audience
  • Coordinated with the content team to complete the deadline for the monthly magazine by writing short stories on various topics
  • Worked overtime to complete editing and proofreading tasks

Affiliations:

  • American Society of Magazine Editors – Member since 2012

    National Association of Editors and Writers – Member since 2013

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication

St. Xavier’s University, Rochelle Park, NJ

2008

Reference:

Available upon request.

Also see:

  • Assistant Editor Cover Letter
  • Content Editor Resume