Senior Editor, Travel-Sunset (Menlo Park, CA)

Employer
Location
Menlo Park
Posted
Sep 29, 2010
Closes
Oct 29, 2010
Contact
Time Inc.
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Contribute to planning, assigning, and editing Sunset's travel coverage, in print and online


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Propose and edit travel features and roundups, working closely with travel editor, features editor, photo editors, and designers to present and package information thats visually stunning as well as useful, youthful, and fresh
- Oversee and edit 12 of Sunset's 5 regional editions of the monthly Weekend Guide
- Oversee and edit one special quarterly section, such as Inside San Francisco, Inside Seattle, and Inside L.A.
- Keep on top of Western travel trends and news
- Contribute to sunset.com's travel channel and the travel blog
- Research and write stories
- Manage freelance writers
- Foster and maintain West Coast contacts in the travel industry
- Promote the company in occasional media appearances (radio, TV) as well as at industry events

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:
- Top-notch editor and information packager
- Excellent, lively writer
- Great story-idea generator
- Excellent project management skills; ability to keep many moving parts on target and on deadline
- Collaborative work style and ability to team with writers, editors, and designers to develop and shape story topics and packaging concepts
- Experience with developing online content
- Professional presence and ability to represent Sunset at industry and media events
- Knowledge of the Westthe more, the better

At least 5 years experience at magazine/online titles, primarily with travel focus

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