Senior Editor

Employer
Location
Deerfield
Posted
Oct 09, 2012
Closes
Nov 08, 2012
Contact
Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
Senior Features Editor

•Grasp complex technical information and communicate it in compelling ways
•Write multiple, original news stories and feature articles per month across various media platforms
•Conduct in-depth interviews and write articles on highly technical engineering-related topics
•Develop, build and maintain industry contacts for interviews and articles; maintain and strengthen brand by developing dynamic and productive relationships with industry associations, research firms, suppliers and other potential content sources
•Ensure that all content is of top quality, error-free and in accordance with established schedules
•Proven success in public speaking such as webinars and speeches to industry groups
•Participate and aid in the planning and execution of editorial strategies set by management
•Collaborate with editorial team to develop pertinent story ideas for technical audience
•Some travel required; attend industry events to gather news and obtain interviews

Job Requirements

Candidate must possess 10+ years of experience in news and feature article writing in manufacturing, process industries or engineering-related fields. He or she must have proven ability to meet deadlines, multi-task and submit error-free copy. The successful candidate will possess a successful track record in developing and maintaining industry contacts; have the ability to break news on prominent issues; and explore issues in-depth and from behind the scenes. We are seeking someone with top-notch reporting and writing skills, knowledge of global business issues and experience covering highly technical topics. Candidates should have a clear understanding of and experience in B2B publishing and be proficient in Microsoft Office applications. Bachelor’s degree required, Journalism or Communications major preferred.


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