Asst./Assoc.Editor - Fine Homebuilding

Newtown, Connecticut
Jan 23, 2018
Metro Area
Full Time

FINE HOMEBUILDING seeks a multimedia journalist with a passion for building and remodeling. You'll be based in our Connecticut headquarters, but will travel frequently to visit interesting houses and job sites all over the country. Candidate must have a working knowledge of residential construction, as well as being a strong writer and editor. Experience with photography, videography, and video editing are preferred, but not required. Candidates must be able to collaborate creatively with leading builders, designers, and architects. Juggling multiple projects on deadline and the ability to work independently and with a team are important skills. You'll serve a highly appreciative audience and work for the best how-to publisher in the country. Please attach a cover letter and resume.



Specific duties and responsibilities:





  • Work with seasoned and new authors to develop and outline content ideas and oversee story development

  • Edit raw manuscripts to produce fresh, lively, and informative content

  • Research and write digital and print content on assignment from the editor

  • Produce at least one department for the magazine

  • Produce multimedia content for

  • Assist in evaluating proposals for content from prospective authors

  • Travel to attend brand-related events, meet with authors, and build industry contacts

  • Work on special content projects and perform other duties as needed



Position qualifications:



  • At least 2 years of editorial experience

  • An aptitude for digital and social content creation

  • Proven writing, photography, and videography skills

  • Strong editing and visual sensibilities are a must

  • A knowledge of homebuilding is required

  • The ability to work in a fast-paced and evolving publishing environment, juggle multiple priorities, and meet deadlines







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