Springer Science & Business Media LLC Associate Editor, Technology, Scientific American in New York, New York
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Visit and follow @ScientificAmerican / @SciamJob Title: Associate Editor for Technology*Location: New York - Hybrid working model*Reports to: News EditorScientific American covers the most important and exciting research, ideas and knowledge in science, health, technology, the environment and society. It is committed to sharing trustworthy knowledge, enhancing our understanding of the world, and advancing social justice. Founded in 1845, Scientific American is the oldest continuously published magazine in the United States. It has published articles by more than 200 Nobel Prize winners and reaches more than 6 million people around the world each month through its website, print and digital editions, newsletters and app. It reaches millions more through social media and other platforms.About the RoleScientific American seeks an experienced editor/reporter to cover technology and tech-related news. We are the world's most authoritative popular science media outlet, with ambitions to expand our journalism on all platforms to better serve our audience of science enthusiasts and thought leaders.This editor will be a key member of our news team and will be responsible for covering the tech beat on all platforms (website, print, social media, etc.) and in all forms (short- and long-form writing, video, podcasts, etc.). This is a core beat area at Scientific American, which drives large amounts of traffic and engagement. Coverage topics might include the latest development in a generative AI, the intricacies of superconductivity, privacy debates around social media, the ways misinformation spreads online, the latest trends in robotics and drones, and more.The editor will work closely with the editorial team to report, write and edit timely articles and analyses, make freelance assignments, locate partner coverage, produce weekly newsletters and develop special reports/packages to meet Scientific American's editorial objectives and goals. The editor will also promote content and engage readership via social media and other channels, and will make media and public speaking appearances. In assessing candidates' suitability for this role, special emphasis will be placed on the demonstrated ability to generate new and unique ideas for technology-related news coverage, and to write and edit grammatically precise, well-structured copy that is polished, professional and engaging for a general audience. Applicants may be asked to take a paid writing and editing test in the process of applying for this position.Requirements:- Educated to degree level- Minimum 3 years of experience as a journalist covering technology issues- In-depth knowledge of technology-related science, industry news, research and developments, and grasp of current events and trends in these areas- Excellent communication, reporting, writing and editing skills- Command of and comfort with journalistic values, best practices and standards- Established, demonstrable relationships with expert sources in the tech field, and knowledge of whom to contact for information related to rapidly developing stories- Familiarity with advanced reporting techniques such as investigations, data journalism, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and multimedia- Demonstrated skill in working with teams, especially in digital media- Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, including the ability to multi-task and work on tight deadlines in a fast-paced and high-energy newsroom environment- Familiarity and comfort with online media analytics#LI-EG1Springer Nature US provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes the benefit offerings listed below: * Medical, Dental and Vision * 401(k) with company match and contribution * Hybrid office working policy, Summer Hours, and paid time off * Flexible Spending and Commuter programs * Multiple Life insurance options * Disability coverage * Tuition Assistance * Voluntary benefits: Identity Theft Protection, Pet Insurance, and Legal Assistance Insurance * Employee Assistance Program * Family friendly benefits and a variety of employee discounts * An array of Employee Social NetworksUS Annualized Base Salary Range: $74,000 - $80,000. The salary offer may vary based on work experience, education, skill level and equity. The US salary range does not align with the salary ranges in other countries when converted to the currency of that country.Internal applicants: We encourage that you speak to your manager once the interview process has started. At the point of offer acceptance, it is required that you inform your manager. If for any reason you're unable to do so, please contact HR who can provide guidance as required.At Springer Nature we value the diversity of our teams. We recognize the many benefits of a diverse workforce with equitable opportunities for everyone. We strive for an inclusive workplace that empowers all our colleagues to thrive. Our search for the best talent fully encompasses and embraces these values and principles. Springer Nature was awarded Diversity Team of the Year at the 2022 British Diversity Awards. 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