Sr Editor - EatingWell
I. Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.
The Senior Editor assigns, edits and writes feature articles and columns each issue, collaborating with top editors and working closely with the art department on this very visually focused, food and health oriented brand. The editor in this position will generate well-packaged and creative story ideas sourced internally and from food, nutrition, travel and wellness experts. Tapping the talents of new writers and bringing forth story ideas that are both original to the brand and worth sharing in social media will be a key to success in this position.
II. Essential Job Functions
Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results
Assigns and edits feature articles and columns.
Generates well-packaged and creative story ideas for features and departments.
Brainstorms, assigns and directs recipes as needed.
Represents the brand at industry events and media as necessary.
III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.
Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.
Six years related experience at a large consumer magazine.
Must have experience assigning articles to freelance writers.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent copywriting and editing skills across a variety of different subjects, including food and wellness.
Excellent organizational skills; ability to meet deadlines
Strong visual sense; ability to determine what makes a food or lifestyle story visually compelling
Skilled display copy and coverline writer
Must be extremely organized and able to juggle many responsibilities.
Should have a strong interest in, and preferably background in, editing or writing about food and wellness.
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