Salary: Hourly rate (DOE)
Established Atlanta-based magazine publishing company is seeking a Freelance Editor. Candidates must have at least 2 years previous experience in an editorial position at another publication. Strong writing, editing, researching, organization and interviewing skills are a must.
Duties include but are not limited to:
* Planning & conceptualizing articles and editorial calendar
* Writing, editing/proofreading, fact-checking articles
* Assigning stories to freelance writers
* Gathering, compiling and organizing photos for all articles
* Interviewing sources & researching for articles
* Scheduling and meeting constant deadlines
* Coordinating aspects of the editorial and production process
* Managing workflow and freelancers writers
* Proofing design pages
*B.A. or equiv., English or journalism degree preferred
*At least 2 years editorial experience at a magazine
*Strong writing, editing, communication and time-management skills
*Good command of grammar, spelling and AP style
*Excellent research skills w/ ability to find solid, reputable sources for articles
*Strong organizational skills w/ ability to multi-task and prioritize ongoing deadlines
*Ability to problem-solve and develop solutions, create efficient procedures and work effectively under minimal supervision
*Maintain professional demeanor on phone/in person
*Must be a team player, passionate, enthusiastic
*Strong attention to detail & accuracy
*Needs to be a self-starter, self-motivated but also have the ability to take direction
*Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Internet applications w/ ability to learn additional programs
*Able to work in fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
Killam Publishing publishes magazines for relocation, lifestyle and living in Atlanta. Submit resume, cover letter, pay requirements and three published articles to EditorPosition@killampublishing.com Please send articles as attachments and not as links. Pay requirements, cover letter and articles MUST be included to be considered for this position.
Killam Publishing, Inc.
200 Market Place, Ste. 230
Roswell, GA 30075
No phone calls or walk-ins please.
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