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Harper’s Magazine is hiring an Assistant Editor who will be primarily responsible for fact-checking print features. Applicants should be highly organized and comfortable working within tight deadlines. They should be able to identify logical flaws and relevant omissions in a manuscript; review a writer’s sourcing and, if necessary, find additional source materials; accurately synthesize information and correct factual errors; and communicate effectively with writers, editors, and sources about complex subjects. Previous fact-checking experience, strong familiarity with Harper’s, and fluency in a second language are all preferred, but not required. The Assistant Editor may have opportunities to take on editorial responsibilities as he or she becomes expert in the role.

The position is full-time and based in New York City. Salary will depend on experience, and the benefits package includes a generous health insurance plan. Harper’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to diversity in the workplace. To apply, please send a cover letter and résumé to jobs@harpers.org by Monday, March 2.

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