Staff Writer

Feast Magazine, Saint Louis, Missouri

Date PostedMarch 06, 2019
IndustryMagazines / Publishing
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Websitehttp://www.feastmagazine.com/
Description:

Feast’s staff writer will be responsible for collaborating directly with the magazine’s editorial team to generate fresh and engaging print and digital content. The staff writer for this award-winning regional magazine will write and report food-and-drink stories for the monthly print magazine and website, including breaking news stories filed on a tight deadline. The staff writer will also copy edit print and digital content and contribute to special projects as well as social media management.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Write and report food-and-drink stories for the print magazine and website, including breaking news, adhering to daily, weekly and monthly deadlines
  • Copy edit monthly print copy and digital copy as required (technical skills and experience required)
  • Pitch front-of-book stories and features for the monthly print magazine as well as daily stories for the Feast website
  • Post content to Feast’s social media outlets as needed
  • Stay on top of what’s current in the local scene and keep abreast of national culinary trends; stay on top of current digital media trends and identify audience development opportunities

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Media Communications or related field and two years of experience in publishing required.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Understanding of and experience in magazine publishing
  • Understanding of and experience in digital and social media
  • Ability to juggle multiple deadlines and projects
  • Command of editorial best practices and AP style
  • Working knowledge of InDesign, Microsoft Word, Photoshop (or other image-editing software) and the ability to work within a CMS
  • Passion for the local food scene and a hands-on understanding of cooking and baking

COMPENSATION

  • Competitive salary with a choice of three medical plans, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401(k) with company match, generous vacation policy. Relocation costs will not be reimbursed.

Qualified candidates must submit a cover letter, resume and three to five published, relevant writing samples to Liz Miller, senior editor, at lmiller@feastmagazine.com. No phone calls, please.

Per company policy, all applicants considered for employment at Lee Enterprises must pass a post-offer drug screen, background screening and driving history report prior to commencing employment.


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