Jobs @ Serious Eats

Associate Editor (New York)

Serious Eats is seeking an Associate Editor to join its New York City-based team for 40 hours/week. The ideal candidate will be passionate and knowledgeable about food, have a good sense of humor, excel at writing and editing original content, and have the creativity and adaptability required to bring those traits together in a fast-paced digital-media environment. Bonus: We’ll be moving later this year from our small(ish) quarters in Little Italy/Chinatown to a beautiful, expansive new space in Industry City, Brooklyn.

DUTIES

  • Writes copy and organizes content for landing pages and hubs
  • Strategizes ways to resurface evergreen content for SEO and social media platforms, including writing posts (ingredient guides, meal plans, quick tips, etc.) on a weekly basis
  • Assigns and edits some freelancer copy, including copyediting and providing feedback on overall structure, tone, flow, and voice
  • Assists in administering contract and payment systems for freelance contributors
  • Liaises between Visual Director and Managing Editor to coordinate and assist with in-house photo and video shoots
  • As part of editorial team, reviews analytics to develop thoughtful input on site’s content development; participates in planning of annual calendar
  • Assists Managing Editor in overseeing and executing special projects as needed to meet site content goals

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum one year of experience (including internships) in digital-content writing, ideally in the food and drink space
  • Excellent writing and copyediting skills, with examples of online work
  • Understanding of digital media and social media, and awareness of online content in the food space
  • High degree of flexibility, positivity, and collaborative and organizational skill; ability to thrive in a fast-changing environment and switch quickly between different tasks
  • BA in English, liberal arts, or related field preferred
  • Culinary-school background, experience in a professional kitchen, or passion for cooking and eating strongly preferred

To apply, please send a cover email and your resume to jobs@seriouseats.com.


Videographer (New York)

Serious Eats is seeking a Videographer/Editor to join its New York City-based team and work directly with the Visual Director to develop engaging video and multimedia content for web and social channels. We’re looking for a strong visual storyteller with experience in all aspects of video production and post-production, who can work both independently and collaboratively with our team.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about working with our talent to develop various narratives, have a great eye for making things look delicious, excel at organizing and executing content, and have the creativity and resourcefulness required to bring those traits together in a fast-paced digital-media environment.

Bonus: We’ll be moving later this year from our small(ish) quarters in Little Italy/Chinatown to a beautiful, expansive new space in Industry City, Brooklyn with a studio test kitchen (with gigantic windows!) If you love food and want to spend your days creating mouth-watering videos (and yes, you WILL get to eat the food) we want to hear from you!

DUTIES

  • Work with the Visual Director to develop a video production workflow and schedule from concept through to execution and publication
  • Coordinate with Visual Director, Culinary Directors, Managing Editor, and Social Media Manager to plan, produce, shoot, and edit recipe/technique/editorial videos for all web and social platforms, including creating shot lists and scripts
  • Ensure that all videos are edited to the most effective message and lengths of time and that all text that appears in final product is correct
  • Manage video library and video hosting, including Brightcove
  • Responsible for distributing the completed videos to the appropriate parties in a timely manner

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 2 years of video production experience
  • Formal education in videography/film making preferred
  • Strong sense of self-motivation and the ability to work as part of a team and take direction
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Expertise editing video in Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, or other video editing software
  • Experience with digital cameras and audio/lighting equipment
  • Experience shooting food strongly preferred but not required

Please send your resume, cover letter, and a link to your portfolio to jobs@seriouseats.com.