Cincinnati, Ohio
Competitive Annual Salary + Medical Benefits, Life Insurance and 401k
May 16, 2018
Boutique Design
Metro Area
Full Time

We’re currently looking for an Editor-in-chief for our Boutique Design magazine.  The primary purpose of this position is to provide strategic vision and leadership for Boutique Design magazine, its website and its related initiatives.  A leading connector for the hospitality design community, Boutique Design’s brand includes an award-winning 10x per year print magazine, dedicated website with a digital edition, social media and two of the industry’s fastest growing trade fairs, Boutique Design New York (BDNY) and Boutique Design West (BDwest).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead our editorial team, develop content strategies for 10x/year print magazine, website, e-media platform and other content-driven brand extensions
  • Create new initiatives for and uphold standards of excellence for all editorial content across all platforms
  • Maintain a high degree of visibility in the hospitality design industry (travel required)
  • Take ownership of the brand and expand its connectivity with in-person, internet and social media events as well as conference sessions at BDNY and BDwest
  • Build expertise and expand contacts throughout all sectors of the hospitality design industry
  • Engage designers, owners, operators, developers, architects and purchasing agents in expanding Boutique Design’s leadership across all platforms
  • Mentor a talented staff
  • Guide Boutique Design’s editorial process, including overseeing the print publication from story planning to assignments, proofing and closing each issue; creating and overseeing the schedule for the website; overseeing and guiding the social media strategy
  • Plan the editorial calendars for the print edition, website and social media with input from the editorial team
  • Create new opportunities to engage with our industry


  • Bachelor’s degree in communications
  • Minimum seven years of print and online journalism experience including prior magazine and management experience (required)                             
  • Outstanding written, oral and interpersonal communication skills are a must as responsibilities include moderating conference panels, speaking at industry events and hosting industry roundtables
  • Strong preference for candidates with extensive experience leading multimedia content development          
  • Strong conference content programming experience preferred, as well as experience in developing industry awards programs
  • Background in hospitality design or affiliated field helpful but not mandatory     

We offer an excellent benefit package which includes paid personal and vacation days; flexible scheduling options; medical, vision and dental insurance; and company-paid life, short/long term disability, and AD&D insurance.

Submit cover letter, resume, compensation expectation and at least three feature clips.