Assistant/Associate Editor

Sep 25, 2012
Oct 25, 2012
Ms. Kathy Wise
Full Time
We are looking for an assistant or associate editor (job title and duties commensurate with work experience). The ideal person has a love for the West and an interest in history, travel, fashion, music, and all things relating to the Western lifestyle. We’re seeking someone with strong writing, editing, organizational, and research skills. Responsibilities will include: writing content for the magazine, social media, apps, and website; interviewing sources; generating story ideas and assigning articles; editing articles for grammar, punctuation, clarity, and style; fact-checking; and coordinating blog, social media, website, and digital content. Website and content management experience is a plus, as the editor will be responsible for writing and uploading content to the website daily.

Degree in English or Journalism preferred. Must have a strong writing/editing background and be proficient in AP style. Knowledge of InCopy/InDesign, HTML, content management systems, and social networking platforms a plus. The right applicant should be detail-oriented, be able to write creatively and quickly, be a good multi-tasker, enjoy social media and understand current trends, and be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment with a small team.

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