Managing Editor

Los Angeles, California
Commensurate with experience
Oct 07, 2017
Metro Area
Los Angeles
Full Time

FLOOD is looking for a managing editor to step into a fundamental role across the print, digital, and social media editorial realms. The full-time position is wide-reaching, providing general support across all aspects of the editorial process, in addition to having core components of personal responsibility.

Role components

– Running the online music reviews section, from curation and assignment to editing and publishing
– Managing social media across all platforms, preserving the magazine’s voice and vision
– Assistant-managing print content under supervision of the EiC
– Writing articles and features as pitched to, and assigned by, the EiC
– Assisting with articles and features as dictated by the EiC
– Copyediting all print and most online properties (penultimate pass)
– Building and posting articles online
– Writing/posting premiere posts and exclusives
– Fulfilling with a variety of technical/administrative/marketing tasks
– Supporting the editorial internship program alongside EiC

Job requirements

– Strong background in writing and the editorial process
– Eclectic knowledge of all things pop culture, with a particular emphasis on contemporary music
– Working knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style and basic understanding of the WordPress CMS
– At least 1–2 years experience in the editorial world, with magazine background preferred
– Ability to work from our Los Angeles office

Please send us your resume, three to five writing samples (preferably across a few different subjects a la our website categories), and a brief cover letter that includes your favorite albums, films, TV shows, and books from the past year.


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