Senior Editor

Mar 17, 2014
Apr 16, 2014
Ms. Nina Verdugo
Full Time
Combine your editorial expertise with a passion for technology as editor of ArcNews magazine, the most widely circulated GIS publication. This quarterly, reaching 800,000 customers and prospects, covers the most innovative and creative uses of geospatial technologies across all industries. As editor, you'll meet fascinating, committed people who are changing the world through their use of GIS and share their stories.


- Create compelling issues that communicate Esri's mission to enable people to positively impact the future through a deeper, geographic understanding of the world
- Edit feature and news articles about the application of GIS and the use of Esri software
- Rewrite copy supplied by subject matter experts
- Work with columnists
- Edit copy to comply with the publication's purpose and style
- Support the publication of the magazine in its print, web, and mobile app forms
- Keep current on Esri products, services, and events as well as the geospatial industry
- Interview clients, managers, and others to collect material for articles
- Interact with Esri customers to understand their needs and desires and better support them


- Bachelor's in GIS, journalism, English, marketing, or a related field
- At least five years of professional experience working in both writing and editing roles
- Ability to effectively and tactfully interact with internal and external contributors
- Demonstrated ability to write a variety of materials
- An understanding of the publication process
- An understanding of and passion for GIS
- An enthusiasm for science and technology
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications

Recommended Qualifications:

- Familiarity with or experience in the use of GIS software
- Demonstrated capacity for understanding marketing strategies and objectives

Applications must be accompanied by an electronic portfolio of writing and editing samples. Applications will not be considered complete without this.