- Full Time
Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. is seeking a Managing Editor position for Marine Log, one of our industry-leading business-to-business transportation trade journals, based in New York City. Marine Log Magazine publishes a monthly magazine (print and digital), as well as digital content including breaking news, and daily and weekly electronic newsletters. The website and digital version of the publication can be accessed at this link:
The Manager Editor will be responsible for writing news and feature article(s), assisting with editing articles from contributors and acts as their liaison, posts on social media, works with the art and production departments in producing the monthly magazine, assist with special projects including but not limited to conferences and webinars, and manages day-to-day business.
Travel for this position is around 30%
The successful candidate, in addition to being an excellent reporter, writer and editor, will be someone comfortable with technology, a quick study willing to immerse themselves in learning the industry we cover and develop an expertise for which our publication has been known for more than 140 years, and upon which it bases its reputation. The position requires 3 plus years editorial experience. Knowledge of the commercial maritime industry is a plus, but not mandatory.
We offer regular business hours and holidays and a generous vacation package. However, news can break at any time and we strive to be the first and the best with it.
Skill with AP Style, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat) a must, as well as experience with website content management (Word Press). Send résumé and writing samples. No phone calls please.