Editor, ND Living Magazine

North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives (NDAREC), Mandan, North Dakota

Date PostedDecember 04, 2018
IndustryMagazines / Publishing
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

Primary responsibilities

  • Direct the publishing of North Dakota Living magazine, North Dakota’s best-read publication
  • Supervise a team of publishing professionals who provide magazine writing, photography, design, ad sales, circulation and other communication services
  • Supervise the creation and updating of content plans and production and editorial calendars
  • Oversee the print schedule for the magazine
  • Ensure the communication topic priorities of NDAREC align with the quality of life priorities of North Dakota’s rural electric cooperatives
  • Supervise the delivery of publishing services for cooperatives participating in North Dakota Living including monthly design, proofreading and printing of local cooperative pages
  • Provide/promote education and recognition opportunities for local cooperative editors
  • Provide leadership in communication products and services for all NDAREC service areas
  • Oversee electronic formatting and distribution of North Dakota Living, cooperative local pages of North Dakota Living and other NDAREC communication products

Skills required include: Planning, organization, time and staff management, command of AP Style, writing, speaking, photography, IT and electronic media, creativity, visual sense, finance and budgeting, understanding of target audiences, negotiation and decision-making

Experience and Education

  • Require five years of progressively responsible experience in magazine, newspaper editing, publishing or related communication program
  • Prefer college degree in communications, journalism, public relations, business or related field, or advanced degree in same or related field

Application Submission:  A cover letter, resume and writing sample can be mailed to Josh Kramer, NDAREC general manager, P.O. Box 727, Mandan, ND 58554; or e-mailed to careers@ndarec.com .

Application Deadline: December 14, 2018

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