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Magazine Managing Editor

Company: Green Living Magazine
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Job Summary*

Are you a savvy writer and editor passionate about living the green lifestyle? Green Living magazine, Arizona's premier eco-conscious lifestyle magazine, is looking for a Managing Editor. If you're passionate about sustainability, the local community, and connecting with businesses to prosper growth, apply today.

*Job Overview*

We are looking for an enthusiastic editor to join our team and participate in all stages of the publication process.

As the managing editor you will support the publisher to administer, plan content and produce each issue of Green Living magazine. Ultimately, you will deliver exceptional and informative content to meet audience preferences.

*Responsibilities: *
* Communicate with writers to assign articles and receive content; work with copy editor to ensure articles are free of errors
* Collaborate with the editor-in-chief to research and plan new articles and come up with article ideas
* Suggest possible sources and improvements for articles
* Communicate with team members (e.g. writers, PR professionals and photographers), ensuring deadlines are met
* Choose supporting material for articles, like images and illustrations
* Write one article per issue plus the Editor's Note
* Work closely with the publisher, copy editor, creative director and other staff to ensure smooth process of putting together each issue of the magazine
* Use social media and SEO to draw attention to articles
* Conceptualize and execute long-term vision for the Green Living brand by directing the tone, look and feel of the magazine
* Generate ideas for new ways of doing things, such as using new technology, implementing ways to increase readership, and how to utilize new media
* Track traffic trends and analytics, and conceive and implement traffic-boosting content ideas to create an upward trend in the number of visitors to the website
* Add contact information of writers and features to the monthly distribution list
* Facilitate partnerships with local organizations
* Oversee and manage editorial and social media interns
* Attend networking events and work booths on behalf of the magazine to make conscious connections
* Share and promote Green Living's monthly eco events
* Follow current events and developments and suggest original ideas
*Requirements & Skills: *
* Experience working in publishing, either for a magazine, newspaper or online outlet
* Computer skills (knowledge of Excel, Word, Google Drive, Dropbox, CRM databases, etc.)
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to work under pressure while meeting goals and deadlines
* Detail-oriented
* HTML experience
* Professional time-management skills
* Management skills
* Comfortable with networking and public speaking
* Have an already-established contact network of writers, PR professionals and ad agencies (preferred)
* 3-5 years editorial experience
*Required education: *Bachelor's in Journalism, Communications, English or a related field.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $2,150.00 - $2,500.00 per month

Benefits:
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* Monday to Friday

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Scottsdale, AZ 85254%58047475%

Keywords: Green Living Magazine, Scottsdale , Magazine Managing Editor, Other , Scottsdale, Arizona

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