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Company: Kalmbach Publishing Co.
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
September 26, 2014
Job ID: 1606906


Assistant Editor Kalmbach Publishing Co. is seeking an Assistant Editor with strong copy editing skills and an interest in beading to join the staff of Bead&Button.


Reporting to the Editor, the Assistant Editor is primarily responsible for proofing and copy editing print and online content, ensuring that stories are publication-ready. Other duties include testing submitted instructions, remaking jewelry, writing and editing instructions for accuracy, preparing and executing how-to photos and illustrations to accompany instructions, writing creative headlines and intro text, developing content ideas, blogging, and participating in other magazine/Bead & Button Show related activities.

This position will also involve similar editorial work on another Kalmbach title, Wirework.


• Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills

• Interest in beading

• An eye for the aesthetic qualities of photographs, graphics, and page design

• Proficiency in MS Word; previous experience with InCopy and website management systems is a plus

• Strong communication and relationship-building skills

• Detail-oriented and highly organized; able to manage multiple assignments


Please apply for this position through the Careers page of the Kalmbach Publishing Co. website ( Search job and click on “Assistant Editor — Bead&Button”.

To be considered, you must complete our online application and attach your resume along with:

• A cover letter outlining your experience related to this position

• Two writing samples

• Your salary requirements

Kalmbach is located in Waukesha, Wisconsin, about 20 minutes west of Milwaukee. We offer a customer-focused work environment and excellent benefits. For more information about Kalmbach Publishing Co., please visit


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