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Editor / Executive Editor

Bobit, Torrance, CA USA

Work at Bobit

Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

Duration: Full-Time


Detail-oriented, well-organized, strong writer and editor needed to join our team! Bobit is a national B2B media and marketing data company providing business information and solutions via digital media, magazines, custom media, data, live events, and specialized marketing tools.

Bobit is seeking a skilled editor (Executive Editor) to join its team of fleet media editors who work across multiple transportation brands reporting to the Content Director. This position would be the lead editor on Government Fleet magazine (https://www.government-fleet.com/).

The candidate should be a skilled, versatile content creator/reporter/editor who executes easily among multi-media and social media platforms while contributing substantially to our portfolio of content brands.

All editors must ensure adherence to deadlines and schedules while maintaining editorial quality and brand reputation. This position will have professional interaction with company departments as well as an audience of users and readers, advertisers, and contributors. Some travel and public speaking required.

The executive editor of Government Fleet also serves as the conference chair and educational sessions coordinator of Bobit's annual Government Fleet Expo (https://www.governmentfleetexpo.com/).


Responsibilities:

• Edit and re-write news releases as needed and post online
• Research, write, edit, and produce content, both as assigned and developing new content ideas, including departments, features, videos, podcasts, webinars, etc.
• Participate in content planning
• Lead and manage projects such as surveys, awards programs, supplements, editorial advisory board, etc.
• Manage social media channels on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn, etc.
• Work with editors, design, and media operations staff to manage the flow of monthly print issues, including editing and proofreading
• Work with editors and web teams to manage digital content, including creating and posting content in CMS, editing others’ work, sending out e-newsletters, and evaluating traffic and engagement statistics
• Work with events department on webinars and events (in-person and virtual)
• Attend various Bobit or industry events and press conferences; develop and present speeches
• Be well-versed in industry terms and stay abreast of trends, communicating regularly with readers, industry leaders, and advertisers
• Coordinate with outside contributors for columns and freelance content
• Other duties as assigned



Requirements:


• B.A. degree in journalism, media, or communications, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• 5+ years writer/editor (print and digital) experience (B2B media work a plus)
• Experience in local or state government news reporting and/or experience in local government public affairs/communications a plus.
• Transportation, trucking, or automotive industry involvement a plus
• Experienced at supervising or leading a team of creative professionals (internal and external)
• Proven excellence in editing, proofreading, interviewing, news reporting, feature article writing, and content development
• Knowledge of AP style
• Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, and InCopy
• Social media experience (handling for a business)
• Google Analytics knowledge and application to content
• Basic photo-editing skills
• Self-starter with ability to push projects forward to ensure deadlines are met
• Ability to work with designers to develop cover concepts
• Photography, video, podcasting, webinar, and events experience are preferred

REQUIRED: Include writing/multimedia samples of your work (or link to portfolio) when submitting resume.

Please visit the Careers section of Bobit’s site to view the benefits you will receive in return for your commitment and dedication to our brands.

About Bobit:
Businesses run faster, smarter, and better with essential information and services Bobit provides. We bring buyers and sellers together through our media and events. We help advance the markets we serve and their critical business decisions are made with the information, data, and technology we deliver. Bobit helps business move forward. Bobit is a national B2B media company providing business information and solutions via print and digital magazines, digital media, live events and specialized marketing tools.

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About Bobit

Businesses run faster, smarter, and better with essential information and services Bobit provides. We bring buyers and sellers together through our media and events. We help advance the markets we serve and their critical business decisions are made with the information, data, and technology we deliver. Bobit helps business move forward. Bobit is a national B2B media company providing business information and solutions via print and digital magazines, digital media, live events and specialized marketing tools.

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