Guide Editor

Palm Springs
Nov 02, 2012
Dec 02, 2012
Steven Biller
Full Time
Desert Publications Inc., publisher of Palm Springs Life, seeks a detail-obsessed editor to create engaging monthly and annual visitor guide publications and websites. We want a smart, active voice and bright, tight prose.

The successful candidate will write and work with freelancers to produce lively, compelling recommendations, stories, and itineraries that celebrate the incredible experiences for visitors and residents in the Greater Palm Springs area and other destinations.

The editor will help assign and select photography, manage databases for listings and calendars, and parlay content into digitalplatforms (web, mobile apps, e-newsletters, and social networks).

The position requires outstanding copyediting/rewriting, organizational, and time-management skills, as well as proficiency in AP style and Microsoft Word, familiarity with basic database entry and InDesign, and the ability to plan print and web content in tandem.

Minimum five years’ newspaper, magazine, and/or website editing experience required. A passion for the desert will all factor into our hire. EOE.

Send cover letter, resume, and work samples to Steven Biller, Editorial Director, Desert Publications Inc., P.O. Box 2724, Palm Springs, CA 92263;

Relocation expenses are NOT included. No Phone Calls Please.

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