Managing Editor

Boca Raton
Mar 16, 2013
Apr 14, 2013
Mr. Ken Whitacre
Full Time
Job Description
•Managing editor at leading B2B magazine publishing company known for its award-winning editorial and specializing in the retail food segment
•Responsible for assigning articles and managing freelance writers
•Responsible for editing and proofreading from raw material to the finished magazine
•Responsible for finding photographs and other graphic material for use in articles
•Represents the magazine at industry functions, including conferences, trade shows and meetings with industry leaders
•Writes feature articles and departments as needed
•Handle full range of social media
•Be ready to Blog as required
•Able to do presentations at industry functions

Job Requirements:

•Proficient writing, copy editing and proofreading skills
•Accurate grammar and spelling skills
•Excellent verbal communication skills
•Ability to handle multiple projects with strict deadlines
•Excellent interpersonal skills
•Ability to work with freelance writers and various in-house departments
•Proficiency with Quark X-press and Microsoft Word software programs and PC and Macintosh platforms required. Knowledge of Photoshop a plus
•Knowledge of Internet publishing and marketing is a plus
•Some travel
•Intellectually curious
•Creative, able to imagine new features, sections, online efforts, etc.

For faster response, please include cover letter, resume and samples of writing as separate attachments