Food editor, Bauer Media USA Women’s Group (F/M/D)

Driven by consumer demand, our magazines in the United States connect with a nationwide audience of readers and users across diverse editorial segments. With Woman’s World and First for Women we publish the top two selling magazines at retail. We engage with our readership on multiple levels – inspiring them spiritually, professionally and personally in their everyday lives.

Job Title: Food editor, Bauer Media USA Women’s Group
Job Duration: Full Time
Company: Bauer Publishing
Job location: Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Total Work Experience: 5+ years

Job requirements or qualifications:

Passionate about food? Always in the know about the latest trends, cookbooks and food bloggers? Bauer Publishing’s Women’s Group seeks a creative and enthusiastic food editor for its Woman’s World and First for Women magazines (the #1 and #2 bestselling magazines on newsstands) as well as a stable of food-focused special interest publications. You’ll be working on a team of four to concept, write and edit recipes geared for readers who want easy, affordable updates/twists on familiar favorite foods. You’ll also work closely with our Photo Department to help plan photo shoots and curate food photos from stock.

The ideal candidate is visually minded with a passion for food and drinks, outstanding multitasking skills and flexibility under tight deadlines. They have a strong creative eye for composition and color, are extremely detail-oriented and decisive, work well as a team player and are eager to collaborate with other editors, the Test Kitchen Manager and Art Department on creative ways to deliver compelling food content. This role is desk-based with no kitchen work.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required; culinary training highly desirable with relevant internship and/or job experience
  • Keen sense of how to edit long recipes to fit into tight spaces
  • Strong relationships with celebrity chefs, cookbook authors and the publicists who represent them to bring in exceptional third-party content
  • Ability to track new trends in the food and nutrition marketplace and translate them into women’s service magazine content
  • Working knowledge of nutrition and current trends in weight loss a plus
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word; experience with InDesign a big plus

Please combine a cover letter and your resume into one document and add as an attachment. In your letter, please give us a sense of how your skills and experience mesh with the above job description. Applications/resumes sent without a cover letter will not be considered. If you’re applying from outside the greater NYC area, please let us know your relocation plans. Email us at with FOOD EDITOR in the subject line. No phone calls please.

This is a full-time, fully benefited position that we’re looking to fill immediately. The role will be performed remotely through the end of 2021 with the possibility of occasional in-office meetings. Starting in January 2022, there may be a return to part-time office-based work. Candidates in the greater NYC area are preferred.

Bauer Media Group is one of the world’s most successful media companies. We embrace tradition while still keeping our finger on the pulse. Our people create magazines, digital formats, and radio on four continents. With more than 400 magazines, 400 digital products, and 100+ radio stations, we inform and entertain millions of people every day. Simultaneously, we are shaping tomorrow: with investments in online comparison platforms and other young business models, we are setting the course for a successful future as a global multi-business company.

Bauer Media Group USA
270 Sylvan Ave
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 07632