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Company: Farran Media
Position:
Assistant Editor
Location:
Arizona
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
March 18, 2013
Job ID: 1469243

Description:

ASSISTANT EDITOR

National publisher of health-care magazines is looking for an ASSISTANT EDITOR to help manage the editorial content of our monthly publications.
 
The ASSISTANT EDITOR would be required to:
• Edit and proofread articles
• Interview subjects and write articles as needed
• Transcribe interviews
• Gather/solicit information, photos or artwork as needed.
• Prepare/set-up monthly departments (news, products, etc.)
• Assist in the monthly production of each magazine
• Place news stories/press releases onto the website.
• Work collaboratively with graphic design, marketing and the sales team
• Work on other projects including special sections/guides/products as assigned by management based on business and customer needs
 
EQUIVALENT EDUCATION LEVEL REQUIRED: College graduate with a concentration in journalism or English preferred. Strong computer skills required.
 
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 1-3 years writing/editing experience for a publication (newspaper or magazine experience preferred). Demonstrated ability to work under deadline constraints in a fast-paced environment.
 
An experienced editor with strong communication, journalism and computer skills who is capable of working on deadline to produce monthly magazine and other projects as needed. Must possess excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively.
 
SPECIFIC SKILLS REQUIRED: Ability to prepare copy for publication that is compelling, well-written, accurate and complete. Superb knowledge of grammar, spelling, and syntax. Proven ability to manage multiple priorities. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills. Ability to work effectively with others within the department and throughout the company.
 
This is a full-time, in-house, salaried position.
 
ABOUT US: Local company with a national and international reach. Casual, friendly atmosphere, employer paid medical and dental as well as paid holidays (benefits available upon completion of probationary period). We are located in Phoenix, AZ; applicants from or who are relocating to Arizona please only apply. Please send cover letter, resume, salary history and three writing samples to ben@farranmedia.com

 

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