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Publication or Company Meredith Corporation
Job Title Associate Editor, Family Fun
Industry Magazine Publishing
Salary Leave Blank
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Northampton, MA
Job Requirements Job Summary: Conceive, research, and write or edit 3-5 departments and features per issue. Also assist with digital editions and special projects, such as SIPs, videos, and publicity.

Essential Job Functions

40% Edit front of book departments
25% Assign and edit full-length stories
15% Generate story ideas and attend story idea meetings; do follow-up research and/or writing, as requested
10% Work on digital editions, website, and digital extensions
10% Assist with special projects, including but not limited to SIPs, videos, publicity, and licensing projects

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications: All must be met to be considered.

Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.

Minimum two years experience writing or editing for a media brand.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must possess strong organizational and communication skills.
Must be an excellent team player with strong people skills.
Must possess the ability to adapt to changing situations and help solve problems.
Must be able to multitask and be detail oriented.
Must be willing to regularly interact and brainstorm with the editorial staff.
Must be able to set and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Must be Mac-literate; knowledge of Adobe InDesign and InCopy a plus.
About Our Company Welcome to Meredith Corporation. Meredith is the leading media and marketing company serving American women. Meredith features multiple well-known national brands - including Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Family Circle, Ladies' Home Journal, Fitness, More, American Baby, Every Day with Rachael Ray and FamilyFun - along with local television brands in fast-growing markets. Meredith is the industry leader in creating content in key consumer interest areas such as home, family, health and wellness and self-development. Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms - including print, television, online, mobile, tablets and video - to give consumers content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.

Additionally, Meredith uses its many assets to create powerful custom marketing solutions for many of the nation's top brands and companies. Meredith Xcelerated Marketing has significantly added to its capabilities in recent years through the acquisition of cutting-edge companies in digital, mobile, social, healthcare, database, and international marketing. Most recently, Meredith made a strategic investment in London-cased Iris Worldwide, a leader in experimental marketing.

At Meredith, our employees are our most important resource. We expect integrity, creativity, courage, initiative, teamwork, respect and individual judgment. We favor an entrepreneurial style, and we value and reward excellent achievement.

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