Senior Editor

Employer
Location
San Francisco
Posted
Sep 19, 2013
Closes
Oct 19, 2013
Contact
Breanna Rhoades
Duration
Full Time
AFAR is seeking an experienced, energetic senior editor to join our San Francisco-based team. The new senior editor will develop and oversee a new front-of-book section; conceive of and edit special packages; assign and edit long-form feature stories; and contribute content to and help curate AFAR’s digital platforms. The ideal candidate should possess 6+ years of editorial experience, and have deep contacts in the travel lifestyle category.

Requirements:
Strong story instincts
Sharp story editing and line editing skills
Managerial experience
Must be a proactive self-starter with a collaborative spirit
Able to recruit, cultivate, and retain top staff and freelance talent
Excellent organizational, communication, and time management skills
Be both a workhorse and an ideas person who can work with multiple departments (editorial, sales and marketing, digital)
Must find satisfaction in both contributing ideas and doing the work to make them happen
Must be detail-oriented and deadline-savvy
Must have excellent interpersonal, leadership, and presentation skills
Must have a passion for travel, and be interested in conceptualizing new and interesting ways to look at travel
Must have a strong sense of humor


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