Senior Editor

EMMIS Communications
Jun 06, 2013
Jul 06, 2013
Rita Cherry
Full Time
Job Overview:
Cincinnati Magazine is looking for a creative, experienced, highly motivated magazine junkie / foodie to handle a broad range of editorial duties in the conception, coordination, and execution of food and dining content for a monthly city magazine. The ideal candidate for this full-time position will have magazine writing and editing experience (especially with reviews and criticism), a love of food and dining that borders on the obsessive, an understanding of a broad spectrum of cuisines and dishes, strong organizational skills, and the ability to work closely with other members of the art and editorial team on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines. Familiarity with or curiosity about Cincinnati is vital.
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
* Direct the magazine's dining coverage, which includes the monthly main restaurant review-identify review-worthy restaurants and write / edit reviews
* Manage secondary reviews, sidebars, and other small items in the dining section; work with freelance writers (including interns) to conceive, assign, and create them; and collaborate with the art department on the design
* Oversee food service packages, including but not limited to the Best Restaurants issue, from concept to execution
* Coordinate, manage, and post to the Dine blog and promote those posts via Twitter, Facebook, and other social media
* Generate ideas for all sections of the magazine, its website, and digital properties
* Report and write pieces for non-food service packages as well as other sections of the book as needed and available
* Other tasks at the direction of the Editor-in-Chief

* The preferred candidate will have a bachelor's degree in Journalism or English, at least three to five years' experience in the publishing industry (preferably magazines), a familiarity with reviews and criticism (both writing and editing), and an endless curiosity about Cincinnati's food culture and dining scene.
* Must be familiar with OSX, InDesign, Word, and Excel on the Macintosh platform plus the usual social media sites (Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, etc.). Experience with blogging software, HTML, and CMS (of various types) is a plus.
* Candidate must be enthusiastic, highly organized, self-motivated, and possess strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
Application Process:
Submit a cover letter that will convince me you're the best candidate for the position, your résumé, and three writing samples, along with the application online within the Careers tab at


EMMIS Communications (NASDAQ: EMMS) is a diversified media corporation with award-winning radio broadcasting and magazine publishing operations in markets across the country. EMMIS is as well known for its creative culture as for its operations. Our people are aggressive, knowledgeable and deeply committed to each of the communities in which we operate. Because employees are the key to our success, EMMIS offers strong benefits and incentives, including health, dental and life insurance and a 401(k) contribution plan. For more information about EMMIS, visit our website at


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