Editorial Associate

Vital City produces a quarterly policy journal, regular online commentary, original research, public convenings and more. In doing so, we seek to bring to life the best ideas about how New York and other cities can be healthy, vibrant and safe. We aim to make these solutions — and the facts behind them — understandable for all, as knowledge and debate are the cornerstones of democracy. Our contributors, who represent a broad range of political perspectives, include award-winning researchers, journalists, government practitioners and others.

Vital City is looking for an editorial associate to support this work. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


Our ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, an interest in urban issues, a feel for language and strong organizational capabilities. We are seeking a good-humored person with the flexibility to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced team. The ability to juggle multiple requests and evolving projects is essential. Excellent PowerPoint, Excel and Word skills are required.

Vital City is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply, including individuals with prior contact with the criminal justice system. 

To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to and include “Editorial Associate” in the subject line.

Salary Range: $50,000-$60,000