Executive Editor, Credit Union Times

Location
Washington
Posted
Jun 18, 2013
Closes
Jul 18, 2013
Contact
Ms. recruiting sbm
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Summit Business Media is seeking a Managing Editor for Credit Union Times who will be responsible for coordinating editorial, art and production departments in turning out each issue of the weekly, print magazine in acceptable form and on time. Supervises copy-editing and proofreading to ensure that the magazine is factually and grammatically correct.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

•Manage workflow of all material in the magazine to the art director, editing features, working on graphics with authors and the art director, doing additional research when necessary
•Acquiring and qualifying articles from outside contributors
•Research, report and write articles, review column and assorted stories
•Planning upcoming issues, editorial calendar and special issues
•Following industry trends, talking with sources
•Responsible for managing the editorial freelance budget
•Run day-to-day magazine operation
•Respond to reader questions; direct pitches to other editors
•Back up for web editor

JOB REQUIREMENTS

•At least four years of experience in magazine/journalism writing on deadline, plus two years in a managing editor role, preferred
•Strong critical thinking, editing and proofreading skills for both print and online content
•Thorough knowledge of English grammar and usage, AP style experience preferred
•Strong organization, time-management, decision-making, attention to detail and interpersonal skills necessary
•Excellent communication and team-building skills
•Understand deadlines and motivate people to meet them
•Knowledge Office required and InCopy desired, but not required


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