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Company: Hanley Wood
Seeking Assistant Editor - ProSales Magazine
United States
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
September 10, 2013
Job ID: 1506086


Assistant Editor - ProSales


Hanley Wood,, is currently seeking an Assistant Editor for our Business Media division. The Assistant Editor is responsible for creating content and executing special projects targeting a niche audience. This individual’s strengths lie in well-reported content, use of digital platforms, organizational and project executional skills, and the ability to cultivate a network of sources. 


Major Responsibilities and Related Duties Include:

  • Development of a source contact base to include owners, developers, technology partners, and consultants
  • Understanding of broad themes and ongoing events/developments in the lumber and building materials industry
  • Management of ProSales's social media platform and engagement with respective audiences on platforms including Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn
  • Expansion of audience use and experience of site content
  • Management (with direction from other editors) of special editorial projects
  • Contribution of story ideas and leads to produce quality content during all staff meetings and weekly news meetings
  • Research, reporting, and writing of content such as weekly and monthly feature stories and web content
  • Participation in quality management/proofing of print and digital content
  • Development of a credible “voice” via frequent, sustainable commentary and curated content
  • Creation of new content and identification of third-party content that engages the audience, drives web traffic, and supports brand initiatives

Qualified candidates should possess the following Skills, Education and Ability:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in English or Journalism
  • Minimum one (1) year editorial experience
  • Demonstrated research and writing skills
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Strong sense of professionalism
  • Ability to multi-task and manage several projects and stories simultaneously
  • Organized self-starter with a positive attitude
  • Desire to broaden knowledge of emerging technologies
  • Adeptness using digital technologies to engage with immediate environment and initiate change
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, web browser use, and Google Docs
  • Strong presence on social media platforms including (but not limited to) Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn
  • Proficiency in Adobe InCopy preferred
  • Well-defined blog identity and robust following preferred
  • Strong knowledge of app use and generation preferred
  • Knowledge of web analytics preferred

To be immediately considered for this role, please submit a resume and cover letter at

About Hanley Wood:

Hanley Wood is the leading business-to-business media company serving the housing and construction industry, and one of the top 10 B2B media companies in the country.


We are over 500 employees strong with offices nation-wide. We enjoy a corporate culture that simultaneously encourages high levels of creativity and productivity. Those who thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and are motivated by personal and team success will find a challenging and rewarding career here at Hanley Wood.


You owe it to yourself to work for a dynamic company. Employee satisfaction is important to us, so we provide competitive compensation with a dynamic workplace setting. If you meet the required skills and qualifications and want to learn more, apply on line at and follow us on Twitter @HanleyWood and @hanleywoodHR.


Hanley Wood is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. m/f/d/v 

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