Homes & Style Director, Country Living

Hearst Communications Birmingham , AL 35202

Posted 4 days ago

Why Hearst Magazines?

Hearst Magazines is one of the largest publishers in the world, with more than 25 brands, including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Harper's BAZAAR, and Popular Mechanics. We reach more than 150 million people every month in the United States alone.

But we're more than just our magazines. We engage our audience across all mediums and channels-print, digital, video and social-with sophisticated content creation, distribution and data capabilities. We create, package and sell products with cutting-edge technology and proprietary platforms. Together, we are reinventing publishing for the 21st century.

About Country Living

Country Living delivers useful, actionable advice related to all the comforts of home (design, food, pets, gardening) alongside soulful and spirited how-tos that embrace slowing down and living well. Our "small-town" community of millions of highly engaged print, online, and social readers knows that how you live is more important than where you live, and that Country Living is a breath of fresh air delivered whenever, wherever you need it.

NOTE: For consideration, please submit your resume in .pdf format with a cover letter, salary requirements, and a link to your portfolio.

Your impact:

The homes & style director works closely with the executive editor and editor-in-chief to determine and oversee the aesthetic linked so closely with the CL brand.

What you'll do:

  • Manage and mentor the market & style team.

  • Produce and write decorating and homes content across all platforms.

  • Oversee licensing partnerships in the homes/style categories.

  • Work on special projects with the advertising and marketing teams.

  • Manage the design process for CL products.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with designers who share CL's unique look.

  • Attend photo shoots as needed both locally and in locations across the U.S.

  • Brainstorm cover concepts and oversee execution.

  • Cover key home markets.

Who you are:

  • You can't get enough of the Instagram rabbit hole and follow any and all accounts from top designers to up-and-coming makers across the country.

  • You appreciate a good vintage collection.

  • You have experience writing clear, concise, and catchy copy, from captions to headlines.

  • You are not afraid to roll up your sleeves and paint a photo backdrop on set.

  • You are a self-starter with enthusiasm for all things home and a team player who can keep up in a fast-paced environment.

  • You have strong time-management, communication, and interpersonal skills, and-above all-are fun(!) with a positive and professional attitude.

  • You have at least eight years of experience in the homes (or other related) editorial field.

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