Seeking a Special Sections Editor

Newsday, Melville, New York

Date PostedNovember 20, 2018
IndustryMagazines / Publishing
SpecialtyEditorial
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryCompetitive Salary, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K
Websitehttp://www.newsday.com/careers
Description:

Newsday is looking for an Editor to head the day-to-day editorial operation for several Advertising Niche magazines, including Long Island Living, Top Doctors on Long Island, and Fifty Plus Magazine. Work with diverse team to develop editorial direction that supports interests and passion of our readers. 

Duties would include:

  • Development of editorial vision & mission
  • Drive audience engagement & growth
  • Partner with advertising to develop monetization strategies & growth
  • Manage contingent writers
  • Assign articles with strong local content and interest
  • Edit & proof read all copy
  • Manage and achieve stringent budget per issue
  • Occasionally write bylined article for publications
  • Ensure all captions and display copy are accurate
  • Review all photos and confirm photo release/credits
  • Ensure on-time delivery of quality content
  • Complete other special projects as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English or Journalism or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years of writing and editing experience, particularly on magazines.
  • Deep roster of freelance writers and public relations, advertising agencies on Long Island.
  • Ability to edit quickly and accurately.
  • Enjoy working with others and be part of a fast moving, evolving team.
  • Strong people skills and ability to work on multiple publications at the same time.
  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrated success at building strong editorial products. 
  • Good organizational and time management skills. 
  • Ability to achieve priorities under deadline pressure.
  • Ability to utilize a computer keyboard, computer monitor, and telephone for prolonged periods of time.

Newsday Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free and smoke-free workplace

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