Editor In Chief

Sep 19, 2013
Oct 19, 2013
Hiring Manager
Full Time

Active Interest Media, publishers of more than 40 enthusiast niche publications, is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual with 10+ years of experience in editing for print for a prestigious sports and fitness magazine. The ideal candidate must be able not only to handle the day-to-day editing responsibilities of a major consumer newsstand publication, but must also be flexible and ready to manage multiple responsibilities and deadlines.

Responsibilities Include (But Aren’t Limited To):

• planning and managing content for a monthly magazine
• creating editorial calendars and cohesive individual lineups
• recruiting and assigning stories to freelance writers
• editing copy to prepare it for print
• routing copy between edit staff, copy-edit staff and art director
• managing a staff of editors and copy editors
• working closely with the ad sales department to support advertisers’ products
• working closely with the web division to create and guide online content
• traveling with the ad sales team to sales calls with clients
• representing the brand in person at trade shows and online on websites and social media
• monitoring the sports-fitness, bodybuilding and supplement industries for news and trends


• bachelor’s degree in related field
• 10+ years of experience editing magazines
• highly organized individual with creative editorial vision
• experience with the health/fitness and supplement industries
• strong communication and leadership skills
• ability to work under tight deadlines
• flexible team player able to work across multiple products
• proficient in Word and Excel; familiarity with InDesign a plus

This is a full-time position in a professional, fun, fast-paced work environment.

Active Interest Media offers a full benefits package including paid vacation, 401k, health, dental and vision coverage.

Job Location: Valencia, CA

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