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Senior Editor

Desert Publications Inc, Palm Springs, CA USA

Work at Desert Publications Inc

Salary: $60,000 - $65,000 with Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K

Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

Duration: Full-Time


Desert Publications Inc./Palm Springs Life

Desert Publications Inc. seeks an eager wordsmith to contribute as an editor and writer to Palm Springs Life, supplements to Palm Springs Life, and custom publications in print and on digital platforms.

Candidates must be enthusiastic, self-starting leaders who are able to meet tight deadlines, juggle multiple projects, and work independently to develop compelling content.

The Senior Editor is a sharp copy editor tuned to AP and house styles and a crafty writer and storyteller with a palpable appreciation for Strunk and White. S/he conceptualizes, assigns, fact-checks, and copy edits stories; conducts interviews; and collaborates with art directors to animate the content with high-quality photography, illustration, and video.

The Senior Editor is responsible for editorial data entry. S/he also coordinates with the sales, marketing, and events departments on custom and house content, as well as the production department to understand schedules and meet deadlines.

The position requires excellent organizational, time-management, and problem-solving skills as well as fine story judgment and aesthetic sensibilities. It also requires basic proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and Adobe InDesign.

Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, or communications; five years’ experience working in a fast-paced magazine or publishing/media environment; and knowledge of and passion for Greater Palm Springs.

Desert Publications Inc. is a lifestyle media and events company located in Palm Springs, California. Palm Springs Life is the flagship of the publishing division, which also includes The Guide and Palm Springs Life-branded supplements such as Arts + Culture, Home + Design, Taste, and Weddings, as well as a variety of custom publications. The events division produces Fashion Week El Paseo, Palm Desert Food & Wine, Oasis Music Festival, and many other programs.

About Desert Publications Inc

Desert Publications Inc. is a lifestyle media and events company located in Palm Springs, California. Palm Springs Life is the flagship of the publishing division, which also includes The Guide and Palm Springs Life-branded supplements such as Arts + Culture, Home + Design, Taste, and Weddings, as well as a variety of custom publications. The events division produces Fashion Week El Paseo, Palm Desert Food & Wine, Oasis Music Festival, and many other programs.

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