Magazine Associate Editor "Copywriter and Editor"

Arizona Game and Fish Department, Phoenix, Arizona

Date Posted August 26, 2019
Industry Magazines / Publishing
Specialty Other
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $36,814 – $65,827


The mission of the Arizona Game & Fish Department is to conserve Arizona’s diverse wildlife resources and manage for safe, compatible outdoor recreation opportunities for current and future generations.  It is our vision to be the national conservation leader supporting the continuation of the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation and Arizona’s most trusted, respected and credible source for wildlife conservation products, services and information.


The Marketing Branch is a section within the Information, Education & Wildlife Recreation Division and specializes in the agency’s marketing, creative and publishing needs as well as public communication, media relations and one-on-one customer communication in support of the Department’s mission.


Description of Duties:

The Creative Services group is seeking a project-based copywriter and editor to assist the Marketing Branch in developing and editing content across multiple channels. You will be working with the Creative Services Supervisor to draft, revise and edit both long- and short-form content. We are looking for a dynamic, independent self-starter who is motivated and can work quickly. Qualified candidates will have excellent writing skills, with a clear, succinct and engaging style that can translate technical detail into easily digestible information across multiple target markets. We are looking for a natural storyteller to develop powerful, engaging copy for branding and content marketing.


Major responsibilities include:


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


When applying please submit 3 relevant writing samples for digital and branding collateral.


Position requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment.  Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training in accordance with Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.


All newly hired employees will be subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification program. Our work environment offers training opportunities and encourages career development.

The State of Arizona offers an outstanding comprehensive benefits package including:


* 13 days vacation

* 12 sick days with accumulation benefits

* 10 paid holidays

* Participation in the nationally recognized Arizona State Retirement System

* Superior health care options

* Vision care, dental care, pharmacy benefits, and flexible spending account (options available)

* Life, long-term disability, and short-term disability insurance options are available

* Many more benefit programs are available


Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. 

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