New York Times Preview Editors in New York, New York

Job Description

The Book Review has two openings for preview editors.

Candidates should have a strong interest in assigning and editing reviews of books in a broad range of disciplines — including both fiction and nonfiction. They should also be conversant with current debates and criticism in these areas, have a track record of commissioning essays and reviews from accomplished writers and journalists outside the paper and be committed to expanding our stable of contributors by finding and nurturing gifted new voices. Candidates should be experienced book critics in their own right. Experience in magazine or opinion journalism, and book publishing is a plus. Not surprisingly, this is a job that involves an enormous amount of reading, often outside office hours, so candidates should be quick readers with excellent judgment.

All candidates should have strong digital and multimedia skills, and be interested in storytelling in all forms and on all platforms. They should be experienced line editors and copyeditors with an eye for detail.

Please submit a resume and cover letter. There are preferred candidates for both positions.​

This posting is a union position as classified by the News Guild of New York, the union for news professionals.

If you are an an active employee at The New York Times or any affiliates (excluding INYT), please do not apply here. Go to the Career Worklet on your Workday home page and View "Find Internal Jobs". Thank you!

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics.

Help shape the future of The New York Times

This is an important moment to work at The Times. Across the organization, we're taking advantage of the changing media landscape to pioneer a new era of journalism. With high-quality, original reporting at our core, we’re thinking more creatively about our reader relationships and how to deliver new and relevant offerings and experiences. We’re telling stories differently and playing with emerging formats like 360 video and VR. And we’re building a diverse and collaborative culture that can keep up with the rigors of the modern-day news cycle.

Home to world-class talent

To create journalism and supporting products that stand apart, we must recruit the finest talent in the world. Journalists, data designers, videographers, agile marketers, art directors, and many others, we’re looking for people at all stages of their careers to bring different perspectives and practices to our teams. Together, we can make our journalism more insightful, meaningful and essential to the daily lives and understanding of people around the world.

Employee-driven benefits

If you see a job opening here that might be a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply. We offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision plans for employees and their families, health and wellness programs, a 401(k) plan, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, paid parental leave and much more.