Editors (Long-Term Temp) Zagat Survey
Zagat / Google Inc.
Known as the ''burgundy bible,'' Zagat Survey is the world's most trusted source for consumer-generated survey information. With a worldwide network of surveyors, Zagat rates and reviews restaurants, hotels, nightlife, movies, music, golf, shopping and a range of other entertainment categories and is lauded as the ''most up-to-date,'' ''comprehensive'' and ''reliable'' guide ever published on all platforms. Zagat content is available to consumers wherever and whenever they need it: from the famous pocket-size, burgundy books, to Zagat.com and Google+ Local, to mobile apps. In 2011, Zagat was acquired by Google Inc.
Zagat Survey, the world's leading provider of consumer survey-based information on restaurants, nightlife, shopping, hotels and more, is seeking talented editors (long-term temp) to help us build our content. In addition to top-notch writing and editing skills, we are looking for people with an "ear" for the Zagat voice and the ability to synopsize user feedback and craft reviews that conform to our distinctive style and format. Ideal candidates will have at least 5 years of editorial experience, including project management, and be extremely organized and deadline-driven. Proficiency in a foreign language is a plus, as is knowledge of the restaurant, nightlife, retail or hotel/travel industries is a plus. We are looking for NYC-based editors.
If you think you have what it takes, we invite you to give our writing test a try -- see the instructions below. Sorry, but only candidates who score well will be contacted for follow-up.
To access the test:
1. Go to Zagat.com
2. If you already have an account, sign in. If you don't, click Register in the header to create an account (free).
3. Go to this link: http://www.zagat.com/training/rct
4. Note that the test is in two parts: a brief "compare the reviews" section, followed by a writing test.
5. Please use the button at the end of the test to submit your resume.
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