Managing Editor

Employer
Hour Media
Location
Troy, Michigan
Salary
Plus Benefits
Posted
Jun 13, 2017
Closes
Jul 13, 2017
Specialty
Editor / Editorial
Metro Area
Other
Duration
Full Time

Hour Media has a position open for a managing editor to join our award-winning editorial team. Our main titles are Hour Detroit magazine (12 issues per year), and Metropolitan Detroit Dining Guide, Metropolitan Detroit Guest & Resource Guide, Health Guide, and Give Detroit: A Charitable Registry (1 issue per year each).

Position calls for detail- and team-oriented editor with at least 5 years’ experience in reporting, writing, and editing magazine features to help lead the editorial team. Reporting to the editor, the managing editor helps to oversee all phases of the editorial process, from story pitch to page proofs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain smooth editorial workflow for monthly magazine, tracking all assigned stories through the production cycle and enforcing deadlines.
  • Proof pages and assist editor in cutting copy to fit, acting as the final editorial gatekeeper/page proof reviewer before going to press.
  • Lead regular staff meetings and brainstorming sessions.
  • MANAGING EDITOR:

    Hour Media has a position open for a managing editor to join our award-winning editorial team. Our main titles are Hour Detroit magazine (12 issues per year), and Metropolitan Detroit Dining Guide, Metropolitan Detroit Guest & Resource Guide, Health Guide, and Give Detroit: A Charitable Registry (1 issue per year each).

    Position calls for detail- and team-oriented editor with at least 5 years’ experience in reporting, writing, and editing magazine features to help lead the editorial team. Reporting to the editor, the managing editor helps to oversee all phases of the editorial process, from story pitch to page proofs.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain smooth editorial workflow for monthly magazine, tracking all assigned stories through the production cycle and enforcing deadlines.
  • Proof pages and assist editor in cutting copy to fit, acting as the final editorial gatekeeper/page proof reviewer before going to press.
  • Lead regular staff meetings and brainstorming sessions.
  • Work with editor to determine the overall mix of the magazine, paying special attention to long-range planning.
  • Recruit, train, and manage editorial interns.
  • Manage fact-checking process.
  • Develop, write, and edit stories for Hour Detroit, including long-form features.
  • Work with associate editors to brainstorm and develop strong, unique enterprise stories and to help them elevate their work.
  • Copy edit all editorial pages and other content as needed in coordination with house style guide and AP Stylebook.
  • Rewrite copy and check facts as needed.
  • Help write cover lines, TOC, and other display type.
  • Assist editor in recruiting and developing freelance writers.
  • Assist Hour Detroit team’s social media efforts (working with web editor, interns, associate editors, and the editor to post web-only stories and other social media support).
  • First Line editor for Health Guide.
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience

    Required Documentation: Cover letter, Resume, Online Portfolio/Writing Samples

    Contact: To apply for this position, please contact editorialjobs@hour-media.com with the required documentation listed above.

    Work with editor to determine the overall mix of the magazine, paying special attention to long-range planning.
  • Recruit, train, and manage editorial interns.
  • Manage fact-checking process.
  • Develop, write, and edit stories for Hour Detroit, including long-form features.
  • Work with associate editors to brainstorm and develop strong, unique enterprise stories and to help them elevate their work.
  • Copy edit all editorial pages and other content as needed in coordination with house style guide and AP Stylebook.
  • Rewrite copy and check facts as needed.
  • Help write cover lines, TOC, and other display type.
  • Assist editor in recruiting and developing freelance writers.
  • Assist Hour Detroit team’s social media efforts (working with web editor, interns, associate editors, and the editor to post web-only stories and other social media support).
  • First Line editor for Health Guide.