19 December 2010

Job Opening: Senior Food Editor for Everyday Food Magazine (New York)

Post date: 19 December 2010
Primary Purpose

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia is currently seeking a Senior Food Editor for Everyday Food magazine. Under the guidance of the Editor in Chief and working with the Deputy Editor and within the Food Team, the Food Editor will oversee, edit, develop and produce food-related content for Everyday Food magazine, and test recipes for accuracy in taste and appearance.


· Oversee, under guidance of EIC, the day to day operations of the food department of Everyday Food.
· Food styling for photography and video (digital) shoots.
· Generate ideas and story development for features and blog posts that meet the magazines mission.
· Develop specific recipe ideas for story assignments for approval by editor in chief.
· Development of recipes for the magazine and across the company when appropriate for books, television, the web, digital editions, broadcast, retail/merchandising, and advertising.
· Develop and test recipes for flavor, accuracy, and ease of use by employing the methodology and criteria designed by the editorial staff.
· Top edit of recipes as per the Everyday Food style and under deadline. Maintain MSLO standards and editorial guidelines.
· Oversee nutritional information for all finalized recipes using applications and systems in use by editorial staff.
· Manage the maintenance and organization of the kitchen to MSLO standards.
· Shop and order foodstuffs and supplies as needed for development, testing and photography while working under the guidance of the Editorial Business Manager to control costs.
· Manage/ implement preparation of corporate meals and special corporate events as needed.
· Manage the testing of retail/merchandise products as needed and under deadline.
· Represent the brand as required for both consumer and trade promotional purposes (cooking demonstrations, TV and radio appearances as needed, etc).
· Fulfill any other duties as assigned.
· Manage/ update monthly food lineups.


· Formal culinary training in a degree program.
· 5-7 years food experience (in a professional kitchen preferred, but not essential).
· Solid experience styling food for editorial photography shoots.
· Prior recipe editing, development and testing experience in an editorial environment preferred.
· Managerial experience and strong organizational skills.
· Excellent verbal, written, and communication skills.
· Ability to work successfully in a team environment.
· TV presenting skills preferred, but not essential.

Apply here.
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