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Film Comment Digital Editor

The Film Society of Lincoln Center is looking for creative and passionate movie lovers to join our team! We keep all applications on file and will contact applicants with the required skills, interests, and availability for interviews as positions become available. Click here to view all opportunities. No e-mail or phone inquiries, please.

The Film Society of Lincoln Center provides a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Short term/long term disability
  • 3-4 weeks vacation
  • Holiday, sick and personal day pay
  • Retirement plan: 403 B
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • TransitChek

Film Comment Digital Editor

A member of the Film Comment team, the Digital Editor works closely with the Editor-in-Chief and is responsible for editorial content and management of all FC digital platforms under the direction of the Editor-in-Chief.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Guide and oversee production for online and other digital platforms

  • Line edit and top edit copy for digital and other platforms

  • Edit and write original insightful copy for the website and app

  • Generate ideas for original coverage for web, print, and other platforms

  • Assign recurring features for all platforms as necessary

  • Assist in tracking assignment schedule and copy flow

  • Curate and creatively deploy from the magazine’s 50-year archives

  • Participate in editorial meetings and brainstorming and coordinate with print coverage

  • Publish all digital editorial on magazine’s CMS and app

  • Refresh and populate homepage and provide art and incidental copy

  • Assist in managing interns on research and other projects

  • Fact-checking on web and print copy

  • Adhere to house style and highest editorial and journalistic standards

  • Interface with marketing and other departments at the Film Society

  • Review audio and video assets for quality control

  • Contribute to short term and long term strategy for FC digital platforms

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Significant experience as an editor and writer, thorough knowledge of film history and contemporary cinema, a nuanced critical perspective and journalistic acumen

  • Proven ability to work independently under deadline, take initiative, anticipate challenges, solve problems, and work under pressure

  • Ability to conceive consistently original ideas

  • Proficient in WordPress and other content management systems and familiar with emerging technologies

  • Passion and an understanding of Film Comment and the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s mission

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills and ability to be effective in a  dynamic environment

  • Ease with collaboration

  • Meticulous attention to detail

Click here to apply.


The Film Society of Lincoln Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the Film Society complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.