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Publication or Company Laurin Publishing Company
Job Title News Editor
Industry Magazine Publishing
Salary Competitive
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Pittsfield, MA
Job Requirements Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, English or a related field required; journalism degree preferred. Excellent communication skills, demonstrated ability to understand complex information and quickly translate it for mass audiences, the ability to work well with a diversity of people, the ability to take positive and proactive approaches to tasks, and the ability to work in a collaborative manner in a high-pressure, creative office that adheres to deadlines. Minimum of 2-5 years of successful technical writing experience; experience working in a news environment with daily deadlines preferred. Knowledge of or study in photonics or a related scientific field is a plus. Proficient use of Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel and Outlook and content management systems. Experience with Internet and library research and reference sources and familiarity with AP Stylebook, Adobe Photoshop, and some knowledge of HTML coding.
About Our Company We have been in business for 50+ years. Laurin Publishing is publisher of the website Photonics.com and B-to-B trade publications Photonics Spectra and BioPhotonics magazines.We have a unique opportunity for someone to join our editorial team. We are looking for an energetic individual with a love of writing and a devotion to honing his or her craft to join our news department full-time and learn all about the photonics industry - the generation, manipulation, amplification, etc. of light - by writing for our industry-leading pulications. The position is located at our western Massachusetts headquarters in Pittsfield MA
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