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Company: ShowBoats International
Senior Editor
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
September 4, 2013
Job ID: 1476573




Location: Fort Lauderdale
Salary: based on experience, competitive benefit package

Contact: Kate Lardy, Editor


A publication by Boat International Media, ShowBoats International is the leading magazine for superyacht owners in the North American market. ShowBoats is currently looking for a senior-level editor to join the editorial team. This role will draw on a gamut of skills, editing, writing and digital. The ideal candidate has 3 to 5-plus years editing consumer publications, stellar editing skills and the ability to turn a press release into an insightful article. Knowledge of the superyacht industry or personal boating experience is preferred, but demonstrated ability writing about technical subjects could be substituted.


Key responsibilities

  • Write the news section
  • Edit features and copyedit layouts
  • Organize digital “iPad extras” to enhance print features
  • Write features as needed
  • Support our digital outlets with content
  • Represent the publication at industry events and press trips as needed


The ideal candidate will have

  • Minimum three years experience in consumer publications
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree
  • Knowledge of the superyacht industry
  • Demonstrable feature editing and writing skills
  • Ability to edit in InDesign
  • Social media skills
  • Video interviewing skills
  • Understanding of SEO keywords
  • Experience with a web CMS
  • Superb time-management and organizational skills
  • Ability to travel




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