Managing Editor

Quad Graphics
Feb 21, 2013
Mar 23, 2013
Candi Olivo
Full Time
Milwaukee Magazine, an award-winning city magazine, is searching for a managing editor. The magazine publishes profiles, reader service, investigative and in-depth background features as well as dining and entertainment stories. The magazine is located in a vibrant downtown of a revitalized Midwestern city and serves the entire metro area.

-Edit narrative and service features, improving structure and readability while maintaining the writer's voice

-Write features - narrative and service

-Edit and write front- and back-of-book items

-Take an active role in managing

-Write for

-Develop multimedia ideas, helping to take Milwaukee Magazine to the next level digitally

-Recruit and develop freelance writers

-Generate story ideas and leads

-Take ownership of service packages, keeping them fresh and relevant

-Help determine the overall mix of the magazine, paying special attention to long-range planning

-Participate in art concepting sessions, thinking on cover ideas, layouts, etc.; always pushing several steps beyond what we've previously done

-Shepherd the book through deadline on time and on budget

-Help manage a staff of nine, plus interns


The ideal candidate must be relentlessly curious; must also have:
-A four-year degree in journalism, English, communications or a related field
-5 years magazine editing experience

-Excellent reporting skills

-An editor's eye for detail, style, tone and factual inconsistencies   

-A strong grasp of AP Style

-Social networking skills

-Web and multimedia experience

-An unrelenting passion for the field

This is a great opportunity for a bright, hard-working, enthusiastic idea generator who wants to join an award-winning staff. We are serious about doing high-quality, national-caliber journalism that has an impact on the community and are looking for someone with similar values who wants to make a difference.

Please attach cover letter, resume and writing samples.

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We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k) and profit sharing plans, holidays, vacations and more. 
*         Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace

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