Managing Editor

New York City, New York (US)
Competitive annual salary, health and 401k
Apr 01, 2019
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Managing Editor

Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. is seeking a Managing Editor for Railway Track and Structures, one of our industry-leading business-to-business transportation trade journals, based in New York City. RT&S publishes a monthly magazine (print and digital), as well as digital content including breaking news, and daily and weekly electronic newsletters.


The Managing Editor will be responsible for writing news and feature articles; editing articles from contributors; posting social media; working with the art and production departments to produce the monthly magazine; and assisting with special projects including but not limited to conferences and webinars.

This position is based in New York City. Candidates seeking remote work will not be considered.

Travel for this position is around 30%.

The successful candidate must be an excellent reporter, writer and editor. More importantly, they must be willing to immerse themselves in learning the complex industry we've covered for more than 100 years.

This is an entry-level position. Knowledge of railroading, engineering, and/or construction are a plus, but not mandatory. Recent graduates, and those expecting their degree in May 2019, will be considered.

We offer regular business hours and holidays and a generous vacation package.

Skill with AP Style, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat) a must, as well as experience with website content management (WordPress). Send résumé and writing samples. No phone calls please.

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