Marijuana Business Magazine Editor

Marijuana Business Daily, Denver, Colorado

Date PostedJanuary 25, 2018
IndustryMagazines / Publishing
Job StatusFull-time
Salary$65,000 to $70,000
Websitehttp://www.mjbizdaily.com
Description:

Marijuana Business Daily (MJBizDaily), since 2011 the best-known producer of B2B news and trade shows serving executives and major investors in America's $6 billion cannabis industry, is seeking a Magazine Editor to bridge creative and project management tasks related to publishing monthly issues of Marijuana Business Magazine.

You’ll be based in our Denver office and you will receive a competitive salary, paid time off, 401(k) and health benefits. As seen in Inc. Magazine, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal, we are a highly professional, fast-growing company and member of the Associated Press.

Day to Day Job Description:

  • Manage a team of editorial professionals to create top notch quality writing in a timeline that you manage.
  • Be an idea generator – for content, for imagery and for how to best serve our executive readership.  Work with editorial team to create a bank of ideas, with side-bar and summary copy considerations for each idea.  
  • Create a calendar of what magazine issues will have what content, assigning the best writer for each piece. Work with the writer as-needed to adjust content, style, organization and length.
  • Sourcing editorial freelancers, enhancing relationships with existing freelancer staff and ensuring their copy is suited for our audience and fits into the appropriate issue.
  • Work with creative to ensure that the front-page cover is relevant and compelling. Manage timelines between sales ad deadlines, graphic designer layout and finishing touches on creative, including photography for the front page.
  • Proof copy as needed.

 

Required Experience:

  • 5 years as an editor for a business publication or section.
  • Preferred experience in multiple mediums – digital, print, podcasts, video etc.
  • Demonstrable experience editing AP style for content, readability and accuracy.

 

Skills Needed:

  • Ability to be creative and to manage creatives (writers, freelancers, artists, & designers).
  • Project management skills
  • Solid understanding of B2B journalism and how it’s different from main-stream business coverage.

 

Relocation assistance will be considered. The approximate salary is $68,000. Marijuana Business Daily is a division of Anne Holland Ventures Inc. Should you be offered a position, please expect to complete a background and/or reference check. Anne Holland Ventures Inc. is a woman owned business and an equal opportunity employer.

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