Job: Travel Editor, Fodor’s

Set out for unknown shores

Set out for unknown shores

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Your challenge:
Fodor’s Travel seeks an Editor to join the editorial team. This position reports to the Editorial Director. You will launch updates for 7 to 10 guidebooks a year; find and hire writers; edit copy and oversee editorial freelancers; and review book passes. Other requirements include: strong researching and communication skills; understanding of the requirements of multi-platform content; participation in social media; representing Fodor’s at relevant events.

Your profile:
Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 4 years editorial experience. Salary and title will be commensurate with experience. Individual must be at once detail-oriented and able to keep an eye on the big picture; proficient with writing, grammar and punctuation; passionate about travel; and possess 4 years experience with guidebooks. Excellent editorial skills and the ability to multitask efficiently are mandatory. Experience finding and hiring writers is desirable.

About our company:
Random House, Inc. is the world’s largest general trade book publisher. It is a division of Bertelsmann AG, one of the foremost media companies in the world.

All applicants must submit along with their resume a letter detailing their travel experience and why Fodor’s is of interest.

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Please apply using our online application process.