05 January 2011

Job Opening: Editorial Assistant for Disney Family Fun Magazine (Northampton)

Post date: 05 January 2011
Disney Consumer Products (DCP) is the business segment of The Walt Disney Company that extends the Disney brand to merchandise ranging from apparel, toys, home decor and books to interactive games, food and beverages, stationery, electronics and animation art.


Disney FamilyFun is the country’s number one family publication with a rate base of 2.5 million and a total audience of 5.5 million. A trusted source for families, FamilyFun delivers real ideas for — and from — real families. The magazine’s lively and informative content focuses on making the most of family time together through cooking, crafts, celebrations, volunteering, travel, and other family activities.

Job Description: Disney FamilyFun Editorial Assistant

The editorial assistant supports the FamilyFun editorial staff, in particular the editor, executive editor, and managing editor. Responsibilities include: assist with correspondence, phone calls, scheduling, shipping packages, and other administrative work; organize lineups and synopses; evaluate and respond to unsolicited queries; act as a backup factchecker as needed; pitch, write, and research pieces for the magazine; support the products editor with product evaluation and testing; coordinate editorial contests; be part of the edit team, including attending various meetings and working on special projects. We are looking for a candidate who is very organized and detail-oriented and has strong communication skills.

Requirements: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Journalism, or a related field and/or relevant work experience. Previous magazine experience and familiarity with InDesign a plus.

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