Senior Editor (Gear), Men's Journal

Location
New York City, New York
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 13, 2018
Specialty
Editor / Editorial
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

Men’s Journal, the leading consumer men’s travel, adventure, and lifestyle magazine, is looking for a full-time Senior Editor in the New York City office. This is a key position that will focus on the magazine’s in-depth gear coverage. The Senior Editor will oversee GearLab, a monthly section devoted to tech, outdoor, home, automotive and sports gear, as well as contribute to other areas of the magazine and its website, mensjournal.com. This is a unique opportunity to for a gear- and adventure-focused editor who is looking for a role with a lot of responsibility—and reward.

Responsibilities

·      Assign, write and edit monthly gear, auto and style pages (12-16 on average)

 

 ·      Maintain a large stable of freelance writers and product testers

 

 ·      Write and edit gear reviews for mensjournal.com

 

 ·      Represent Men’s Journal and its advertising department at product showcases, trade shows and meetings

 

 ·      Oversee two annual gear issues with expanded coverage

 

 ·      Brainstorm ideas with other editors for Notebook, Blueprint and Feature sections of the magazine

 

 ·      Recruit new writers to Men’s Journal

 

 

 

Requirements

 ·      Minimum of four years of editorial experience (print preferred)

 

 ·     Strong interest in, and deep knowledge of, current trends in technology, autos, and outdoor, sports, and home gear.  

 

 ·      Significant contacts with publicists in the gear/product space

 

 ·      A working stable of freelance writers and testers at your fingertips

 

 ·      Experience with InCopy

 

 ·      The ability to juggle many projects at once

 

·      Excellent communication skills

 

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