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Company: Great Lakes Publishing
Position:
Seeking Associate Editor
Location:
Ohio
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
May 31, 2013
Job ID: 1489459

Description:

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

Cleveland Magazine, an award-winning city and regional magazine of Great Lakes Publishing, seeks an Associate Editor. We’re looking for a versatile editor with experience in editing magazine-style features. The ideal candidate will possess well-honed editing and rewriting skills, be adept at writing engaging headlines and display copy, have an affinity for strong service journalism and short writing, understand creative content packaging for cover and front-of-book stories, be detail-oriented with an affection for AP style and superior copyediting skills.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

¨      Assign and edit stories, manage freelancers and develop content ideas.

¨      Write stories for Cleveland Magazine

¨      Prioritize multiple assignments in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

¨      Copyedit all editorial pages.

¨      Rewrite copy and check facts as needed.

¨      Meet all editorial and production deadlines.

¨      Attend occasional evening business networking events.

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

¨      A degree in communications, journalism or a related field

¨      1-3 years experience in newspaper, magazine or trade journalism

¨      Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills

¨      4-6 clips that show skill at vivid magazine writing (include at least one short service piece of no more than 300 words and one non-traditional story such as a Q&A or chart)

¨      Solid grounding in journalism ethics and values

¨      Must take direction and assert ideas quickly

¨      Must have strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to handle a number of projects simultaneously

¨      Professional experience as a copy or desk-level editor extremely helpful

¨      Familiarity with business writing and editing

¨      Social media experience a plus

 

Send cover letter containing salary requirements along with resume and work samples to: Steve Gleydura, Great Lakes Publishing, 1422 Euclid Ave. Suite 730, Cleveland, OH 44115; or email gleydura@clevelandmagazine.com [SUBJECT LINE: Associate Editor, Cleveland Magazine]. No phone calls, please. Qualified candidates will be contacted.  

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