Editor-in-Chief

Location
Rye
Posted
Nov 08, 2012
Closes
Dec 08, 2012
Contact
Mr. Human Resources
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Westchester Magazine, a Today Media publication group, is seeking a talented and innovative editor to drive the content strategy for Westchester Magazine, Westchester Home, 914inc., Westchester Weddings, as well as work with the digital division regarding WestchesterMagazine.com.

Responsible for the complete editorial content of the magazine group. Supervise a staff of editors and art staffers. Responsible for annual edit calendars and monthly and quarterly editorial lineups. Work with publisher to improve the magazine. Act as ambassador of the magazine in the community.

• Minimum of 5 years of editorial or reporting experience.
• Excellent people management skills.
• Solid understanding and appreciation of news and narrative.
• Superior copy writing and editing skills.
• Has advanced appreciation of food, the arts, popular culture and contribute to an understanding of the tastes of Today Media audiences.
• Has strong grammar, excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills
• Has advanced ability to follow and shape stories at various stages of development
• Has advanced news journalism experience and news judgment; understands lifestyle and community topics from a journalistic point of view
• Other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will be . . .
• conscientious and energetic, reliable in his/her own responsibilities
• flexible and collaborative
• full of ideas--an energetic yet collegial brainstormer
• digitally savvy and familiar with a variety of online environments and tools
• a detail oriented person who wants to get every fact right

Required Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English or a related field, strong writer/editor, 5+ years of editorial experience, goal driven with the ability to adapt to change and to new opportunities, ability to work independently as well as a team and community member, strong attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines on time, interest in and willingness to learn the industry, and interest in and willingness to stay engaged in new audience driven analytics and social media.

• Strong project- and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize multiple projects and manage daily and weekly deadlines.
• Ability to organize and plan projects, and meet deadlines.
• Ability to analyze customer feedback and respond appropriately.
• Self-starter who is very comfortable working independently as well as collaboratively.



Sorry, but resumes without salary and total comp requirements will not be reviewed. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. For more information on Westchester Magazine, please visit www.westchestermagazine.com. EOE.

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