Editor-in-Chief

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Location
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Salary
Competitive salary + benefits
Posted
Nov 13, 2018
Metro Area
Jacksonville
Duration
Full Time

Editor-in-Chief

The Doyle Group (TDG) is seeking a dynamic individual to join its publishing team as Editor-in-Chief for Chiropractic Economics. This individual has the personality to interact successfully with authors, industry professionals and internal team members. This individual has the unique ability to both plan and manage continuous workflow, is able to operate autonomously and is deadline oriented.  An interest in alternative medicine such as chiropractic, massage, yoga, etc. is also required.

Print Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide/manage content for 20 issues per year
  • Each issue to follow a coherent theme based on the editorial calendar
  • Assign and acquire articles from industry contacts, professional contacts, and freelance writers
  • Process submitted invoices from paid freelance writers
  • Write the Editor’s Letter for each issue
  • Write approximately 4 to 5 feature articles per year 
  • Write original articles (not features) and press releases when necessary
  • Supervise and edit two annual surveys, assisting the associate editor
  • Select content from Datebook and Product databases for each issue
  • Perform first reads on submitted articles, first rounds in layout, first rounds in hardcopy, and first reads of final proofs
  • Assist the art director when requested for proofing, layout adjustments, etc.
  • Respond to queries from readers, PR staff, and trade representatives

Digital Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with content marketing manager to assign, edit and post digital-only articles 
  • Work with content marketing manager to assign and edit specialty digital products such as eBooks and sponsored content
  • Post press releases and research to the website
  • Post the digital issue of the magazine in conjunction with the associate editor
  • Host webinars, podcasts and occasional news videos

Other Responsibilities

  • Work with the sales department
  • To develop the editorial calendar and strive to fill target topics
  • Notify sales when potential conflicts may arise with respect to content and advertisers and work with sales to resolve the potential conflict
  • Write advertising copy, copyedit when requested
  • Support at industry tradeshows
  • Supervise the associate editor 
  • Interview industry experts at trade shows
  • Review book submissions

What Success Looks Like

  • Successful management of annual deadlines – 20 issues per year
  • Deadline management to ensure that production has all edit in hand for the next issue when the current issue in production goes to press 
  • Ownership mentality around the publications print and digital properties
  • Monitors the industry to maintain the magazine’s leadership position
  • Ideation and execution for print and digital initiatives to further goal of remaining #1 publication in the space
  • Responsive to team members and others outside the organization
  • Cultivates relationships with industry experts
  • Integration into TDG culture

Qualifications and Skills

  • Proven performance and success as an editor-in-chief
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • Expert typography, composition skills
  • Detailed oriented
  • Impeccable writing/copywriting skills
  • Thoroughly familiar with AP style
  • Familiarity with Word press
  • Time management skills
  • Positive, solutions oriented attitude
  • Entrepreneurial nature
  • A degree in journalism/writing
  • Portfolio or website link required

About The Doyle Group

We are an established and growing B2B media and e-commerce firm serving complementary healthcare professionals. With a 60-year track record, we are the absolute leaders in our industry. We launched our e-commerce professional liability insurance business 4 years ago and have already achieved significant market share. Our near-term business strategy includes further penetration into existing markets and expansion into new health, wellness and beauty verticals / disciplines with a laser focus on integrated, multi-channel marketing initiatives. 

You can expect a stable yet fast-paced working environment, along with an office culture that rewards, recognizes, and respects achievement. We encourage creative thinking and provide the freedom to develop original marketing campaigns. All ideas are listened to and if we agree are tenable, acted upon as soon as possible!

TDG has no debt and no VC involvement.

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