Managing Editor, Flying magazine

Winter Park
Oct 01, 2012
Oct 31, 2012
Ms. Bonnier Recruitment
Full Time
Managing Editor :
Under supervision of the editor-in-chief, the managing editor will perform a variety of editorial duties supporting both the print publication and all digital products, including closely managing the editorial flow of the magazine, communicating with correspondents, writing feature stories, updating the website and creating or supporting the creation of various other digital products. The managing editor also performs clerical and administrative duties such as contract and payment processing, photo handling and returning and working with various company shared resources, including proofreading, licensing and legal. Must be highly organized, a skilled writer capable of making a connection with our readers, while being able to courteously and helpfully assist customers, vendors and any individuals contacting the company.

* Establish yourself as nerve center for magazine and all digital products.
* Know status of all assignments
* Establish regular communication with contributors
* Track and monitor editorial products as they progress through the different stages of the production process
* Create, edit, proofread and track digital products.
* Ensure that ship dates are met.
* Help editor develop annual editorial plan and budget for print, Internet and ancillary products.
* Adhere to editorial plan, vision, and budget.
* Maintain efficient workflow system between edit, art and ad staff.
* Create and maintain contracts for contributors.
* Pay all contributors in a timely manner.
* Maintain and enhance as needed annual editorial/internet planning
* Establish guidelines and follow them for handling correspondence,
* Break down the process into manageable pieces with interim due dates; keep staff apprised of approaching deadlines, meetings, project goal dates
* Plan and support regular editorial and team meetings
* Establish systems to ensure product integrity
* Regular pre-issue meetings or emails to all ad, edit and art staff
* Regular report card meetings
* Regular budget check up
* Adhere to fact checking policies
* Quickly correct any errors
* Answer all correspondence
* Establish consistent and regular communication with participants, contributors, industry and dealers.

Requirements / Qualifications
• Bachelor degree, ideally in Journalism.
• Must be experienced with or knowledgeable in digital media.
• High Tech experience a plus.
• Transportation/aviation industry experience/knowledge a plus.
• Must be extremely well organized and detail oriented.
• Must possess excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Must be proactive and excel in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment.
• Must have excellent computer skills, including ability to master Google suite software and Adobe and iOS publishing software.

Please include resume.