Associate Editor

Open Sky Media, Inc., Austin, Texas

Date PostedMarch 14, 2019
IndustryMagazines / Publishing
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Websitehttp://www.austinmonthly.com
Description:

Open Sky Media seeks an experienced editor to join our dynamic, creative team.

 

Reporting to the Austin Monthly editor in chief, this position will create and edit content for Austin Monthly. The ideal candidate will have a strong editorial background, endless story ideas and an interest in arts and culture. This role will also contribute writing and/or editing to other Open Sky Media products, including Austin Home, San Antonio Magazine, custom publications, digital platforms, and events. 

 

We value team players who are dedicated to creating top quality products and working collaboratively in an editorial environment where creative thinking, problem solving and multitasking are essential skills.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Developing story ideas
  • Reporting and writing both short- and long-form stories
  • Making assignments and working with freelance writers
  • Working with art department to conceptualize design ideas and serve as editorial point of contact on stories from draft to publication
  • Developing and managing relationships with community contacts, including PR representatives and industry sources
  • Collaborating across teams, as needed, to support all products under the Open Sky Media umbrella

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2+ years experience in journalism, with minimum 1 year on staff at a magazine
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field
  • Insider knowledge of life in Austin, with an interest in arts and culture
  • Self-starter with exceptional time-management, problem solving, planning, organizational and administrative skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • The ability to work independently, while being receptive to feedback
  • A strong industry reputation
  • A flexible attitude and an open mind to new approaches in a changing industry

 

Please send cover letter, resume, salary requirements and three clips to jobs@austinmonthly.com.

 

ABOUT US

Open Sky Media publishes city and lifestyle publications in the heart of Texas. Its portfolio includes Austin Monthly, San Antonio Magazine, Austin Home, and Texas Music. The company’s award-winning creative teams also help tell the stories of community partners through custom publications, such as Authentic Texas, Big Give, I Live Here I Give Here and Platinum Top 50 Realtor Directory. Though huge proponents of the power of print, OSM’s brands also connect with audiences digitally and in person at live events.

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