Assistant Editor

Community Media Group

Chicago, Illinois

Date Posted June 04, 2021
Industry Magazines / Publishing
Specialty Editorial
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $32,000 - $36,000


Community Media Group, a rapidly growing print and digital media company headquartered in Chicago, is seeking an assistant editor for Community Health Magazine, its burgeoning division of customized health and wellness magazines. Duties of the position to be filled include but are not limited to story development, assigning stories to writers, writing and editing, proofreading, copy editing, digital content management, project management, and otherwise assisting with the production of highly customized magazines and distribution of our numerous publications' associated content.

Qualified candidates hold a degree in journalism, communications or English and have no less than two-years' experience in an editorial role at a college or professional publication. The ideal candidate has spent time as a writer and editor; is proficient in utilizing AP style; is self-motivated, yet willing to learn and take direction; can work both individually and in a team environment; has impeccable organization skills; and has complete command of the English language. Knowledge in the fields of medicine, fitness, nutrition, and general physical and mental wellness is desirable. Experience with website administration, social media management and video production in a professional setting, as well as using Adobe InDesign and content management systems, is valuable but not essential.

The assistant editor position entails a heavy workload of writing, reading and editing; working with multiple publications simultaneously in a fast-paced environment; meeting deadlines; and communicating with writers, contributors and clients.

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