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Publication or Company National Trade Association Magazine
Job Title Assistant Editor
Industry Magazine Publishing
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Flexible Hours, Health, Telecommute Policy
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Alexandria, VA
Job Requirements Looking for a hands-on editorial position where you can make your mark on award-winning publications? The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America, Inc., one of the largest small business associations in the country, is looking for a motivated assistant editor to be an integral part of our editorial team that currently produces a monthly print magazine, e-mail newsletter, websites, and social media content. We’re currently in the process of redesigning of all of our outlets and plan to relaunch all of our editorial products—and add a tablet app to the mix—in January 2014. We’re looking for someone who can offer important input in the redesign while keeping our current offerings on track. If you have 1-3 years of editorial experience and want to develop and package high-value content for a niche business audience, this is the job for you. Duties include story generation, writing/reporting, substantive and copy editing, interpreting website analytics and more. We want a quick study who can learn to think like our readers---and deliver the information they need to run a better business. Strong reporting, writing and editing skills and command of AP style a must. Excellent organizational and analytical skills with unwavering attention to detail required. Must be able to juggle multiple deadlines and work independently. Undergraduate degree in journalism and business or association writing/editing experience preferred. Familiarity with legislative process a plus. Please send resume, cover letter and at least three writing/editing clips in one PDF.
About Our Company Independent Agent magazine is the flagship publication of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America, Inc., the nation's oldest and largest national association of independent insurance agents and brokers, representing a network of more than 300,000 agents, brokers and their employees nationally. Its members are businesses that offer customers a choice of policies from a variety of insurance companies. Independent agents and brokers offer all lines of insuranceproperty, casualty, life, health, employee benefit plans and retirement products.
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