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Associate Editor

Hypebeast, New York

Driving Culture Forward


HYPEBEAST was launched in 2005 as a one-stop news source for internet-savvy fashion enthusiasts, continuing to inform and inspire trendsetters around the world. The growth of HYPEBEAST has seen its focus transcend from its initial roots to encompass all forms of fashion, arts, design and culture.

HYPEBEAST is looking for a highly knowledgeable and capable Associate Editor. The online editorial nature of HYPEBEAST requires applicants who can operate swiftly within our space and both understand and dictate movements within culture and social media. The Associate Editor will serve as an integral part of our growing Editorial team and help further the growth, reach and cultural impact of HYPEBEAST.

Responsibilities

  • Produce daily content and news, ensuring the direction is in alignment with the HYPEBEAST brand
  • Coordinate with brands and interview personalities for content (i.e. reaching out).
  • Oversee the creation and ideation of interview questions
  • Manage an editorial calendar, shaping the editorial quality
  • Create longer form editorial pieces
  • Editorial planning and scheduling
  • Provide insight and input on art direction for featuresIntroduce and execute innovative editorial concepts
  • Strategize growth
  • Work closely with the Senior Editor to ensure editorial excellence

Requirements

  • 1-2 years experience in journalism, digital media or related field
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Photoshop and/or photography skills a plus
  • Knowledge of HYPEBEAST content at a local and international level
  • Self-determined, detail-oriented, and able to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Possess a high level of creativity and out of the box thinking
  • Passion for innovation, constantly staying ahead of the changing trends
  • Proven experience with Social Media platforms (Facebook, Twitter)
  • Team Player with the ability to work with different personalities to optimize editorial quality
  • Passion for HYPEBEAST culture and personal interest in fashion
How to Apply
This position is based in New York. Immediate availability is preferred. If you think you have what it takes to join the fast-growing and dynamic team, please send three writing samples of 150 words, a cover letter and CV.

About Hypebeast

About With a dedicated team focused on the progression of fashion through visual inspirations and the provision of knowledge, HYPEBEAST's devotion and commitment has made it one of the premiere online destinations for editorially driven commerce and news. Spanning a comprehensive range of both styles and brands, from streetwear to high-end and from established to well-known, the HYPEBEAST editorial team has sought to make a positive contribution to one of culture's most important creative mediums. HYPEBEAST's daily news section has become an important destination for those interested in the latest developments within the fashion community as well as other aspects of culturally-relevant content such as art, music, design and lifestyle. Several consistent marquee features have provided HYPEBEAST readers with a unique vantage point into the industry. Among the most prominent ongoing features include ESSENTIALS (a look into the daily essentials of several important creatives within the industry), PROCESS (an account from start to finish of how products are created) and PEN & PAPER (an intimate look into the sketchbook of an artist). HYPEBEAST's editorial is further enhanced through its online video presence dedicated to creating impactful stories through HYPEBEAST's own stylized vision, the video platform will provide a further dimension to some of the most interesting and compelling stories within fashion and culture. To tie the various facets of HYPEBEAST together is our online store. Since HYPEBEAST's inception, an appreciation for fashion and product has been fundamental to our vision. An online store has given visitors the opportunity to conveniently shop and purchase some of our favourite brands spanning streetwear to contemporary and high fashion. A truly eclectic mix of numerous styles, our online store offers a one-stop destination for numerous innovative and highly sought-after brands.

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