|Date Posted||March 18, 2021|
|Industry||Magazines / Publishing|
|Job Status||Not Specified|
Gulfshore Life seeks a Senior Editor to join the team as we continue to elevate and evolve our iconic brand.
Who We Are: Established in 1970, Gulfshore Life is a luxury lifestyle publication that covers the people, places and culture of Southwest Florida (Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties). We produce 12 issues a year, in addition to several special edition publications.
Before applying, please take a look at some of our recent issues to get a feel for our brand: https://www.gulfshorelife.com/issues-archive/
What we're looking for: A solid generalist writer/editor type with at least 5 years of journalism experience. The ideal candidate is a curious person who is always looking for story ideas and is an excellent writer. You are proactive, organized and deadline-oriented without needing to be micromanaged. You love storytelling in all its forms (service, short, longform, digital) and believe in the role local journalism plays in its community. Experience at a luxury publication/brand is preferred.
Pitch ideas and write and assign section and feature-length stories on food and wine, art, style, interior design and architecture, culture and wellness
Develop and manage our network of freelance writers
Stay on top of local news and national trends within our areas of coverage
Manage the editorial lineups
Work with editorial and art team to plan visuals for stories
Work with the digital team to produce original content and edit newsletters
Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree (media focus preferred)
Experience: 5+ years of post-grad experience in publishing or editorial content creation
Excellent research, reporting, writing and editing abilities
Strong leadership skills with exemplary attention to detail
Proficiency in AP Style; experience proofreading
Ability to balance daily deadlines with longer-lead stories across platforms
Experience editing and developing writers
Fantastic collaborator and communicator
Proven ability to use editorial feedback to improve work
If this sounds like you, please send your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “GL Senior Editor.” This is a full-time position based in our office in Bonita Springs, Florida. Southwest Florida is often praised as being one of the healthiest and happiest places in the world with miles of white-sand beaches and a dynamic community.
Compensation is commensurate with experience. Gulfshore Life is an equal opportunity employer. All individuals are entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected under federal, state, or local laws.
NOTE: For consideration, resumes must be submitted in PDF format with a cover letter, salary requirements and clips or a link to a portfolio of work.