Managing Editor

Aug 15, 2014
Sep 14, 2014
Ms. Michael Keating
Full Time
Ink is looking to hire a Managing Editor to work across three high-profile American Airlines in-flight magazines. The job requires overseeing the day-to-day running of all titles, which includes managing production and editorial schedules, budgets and staff. The Managing Editor’s ultimate responsibility is to ensure the magazines get out on time and in good shape. The position is based in Dallas, Texas.
•Applicants should have a minimum of two years’ experience in a similar position, preferably on a travel/lifestyle/leisure title
•The successful candidate must have excellent copy-editing skills, and should be equally adept at correcting grammatical errors and maintaining consistency in terms of style and formatting
•Organizational ability and meticulous attention to detail are essential, as is the ability to keep a cool head under pressure
•The ability to work comfortably in a creative environment is also important; candidates should be willing to weigh in on matters of visual and editorial style
•The candidate should be able to produce accurate, compelling copy; small amounts of writing/research are required (how much will depend on the Managing Editor’s availability and inclination)
•The role involves leading weekly production meetings, and making sure staffers are aware of their weekly deadlines

Please send a résumé, clips, and a detailed and lively cover letter expressing your incredible capacity for organization, copy editing and proofreading to with “AA Managing Editor” in the subject line.
Due to the large number of applications expected, we regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Deadline for applications is 21st August

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