Managing Editor

Employer
Location
Saint Louis
Posted
May 13, 2013
Closes
Jun 12, 2013
Contact
Allyson Mace
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Large monthly tab style magazine in St. Louis is looking for an energetic experienced Managing Editor to join our staff.

The ideal candidate will have excellent line editing and writing skills, detailed organization and management skills, a passion for food, and 3-5+ years of editing/publishing experience (magazine style preferred), as well as a strong culinary knowledge (culinary school or professional cooking experience is a plus). Please, only Editors with 3-5yrs experience need apply.

This is a chance to work with a small, talented, and dynamic group, and get your hands into every part of the business — from the web to special focused content issues. Specific duties and responsibilities: -Edits raw manuscript to produce lively, readable, and informative copy. -Contacts, developes and manages current and new freelance writers, works with them to develop and outline article ideas, and oversees story development. Works with other Executive Editor and Art Director, concepts with Art Director regarding art and/or photo plans to illustrate articles. -Reviews copy at every stage of production. -Researches and writes articles for magazine. Maintains proper operational procedures and delivers on deadline. -Represents the magazine by attending events and media invites. -Eager to get out into the scene and meet and cultivate local sources. Position Qualifications: - 3-5+ years of publishing experience -Strong language, editing AP style and writing skills. -Passion for food, restaurants & strong culinary knowledge. Ability to work in a small yet growing organizaiton. This is not a remote position. Applicant wil be required to work on premise.

Please include email contact, phone, writing samples, salary requirements and references.

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