Associate Editor

NOTICE OF OPENING: Outdoor Sportsman Group
LOCATION: Harrisburg, PA
CANDIDATE POOL: Internal/External Candidates
REPORTS TO: Publisher



Outdoor Sportsman Group, America’s premier media group for outdoor sports, is seeking a full-time Associate Editor at Petersen’s Bowhunting in Harrisburg, PA. This is an excellent opportunity for a hardworking, hardcore bowhunter to join our team of experts in creating content for “The Modern Bowhunting Authority” across its market-leading print and digital platforms.

Petersen’s Bowhunting is the undisputed leader in equipment news and technical bowhunting advice – from the latest product innovations, insightful gear reviews and technical tests to practical bow-tuning tips, expert shooting instruction and effective field strategies.


  • Serve as the primary coordinator of gear coverage, working closely with in-house editorial staff, field editors and archery manufacturers to deliver timely, technically oriented articles to Bowhunting’s audience
  • Conceptualize, assign, write and/or edit various magazine departments and feature articles
  • Assist in the development of editorial calendars and work closely with the brand’s print, digital and social media teams to ensure consistent branding and maximum impact across multiple content-delivery platforms
  • Assist the Art Director in the selection and/or assignment of photos, graphics and illustrations as needed
  • Represent the Bowhunting brand at trade shows, consumer expos and other industry events


  • The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or a comparable field, as well as two to three years of print and/or digital publishing experience
  • A proven track record of content planning, creation and delivery is essential
  • Familiarity with desktop and digital publishing platforms preferred
  • Must be a motivated self-starter with great organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks while meeting strict deadlines
  • Strong computer skills, excellent people skills, a willingness to embrace new media and a passion for bowhunting are also critical
  • NOTE: While the ideal candidate will meet all of the above, recent college graduates with strong qualifications will be considered
  • Samples of recent work

Outdoor Sportsman Group