Managing Editor/Proofreader

NOTICE OF OPENING: Outdoor Sportsman Group
LOCATION:  Kennesaw, GA
CANDIDATE POOL:  Internal/External Candidates
REPORTS TO:  Editor-in-Chief
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Until Filled

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POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Outdoor Sportsman Group, America’s premier media group for outdoor sports, is seeking a full-time Managing Editor/Proofreader based in suburban Atlanta (Kennesaw, GA), where Game & Fish produces 28 monthly hunting and fishing magazines and online digital content, and North American Whitetail produces 10 magazine issues annually and digital content.

The Managing Editor/Proofreader oversees workflow functions and proofreads within a multi-magazine environment.

CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage overarching editorial process and workflow for all copy-editing and proofing milestones
  • Prioritize projects while improving process to maximize efficiency and productivity
  • Be naturally detail-oriented to facilitate the workflow to and from editors and departments
  • Handle all proofreading for magazine content
  • Ensure the use of proper grammar, syntax and style
  • Additional duties as assigned

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Extreme attention to detail, armed with a history of producing on-time, accurate assignments
  • Highly experienced with AP style
  • Superior in both verbal and written communication
  • Proficient communicator who will interact with editors and department heads in a collaborative way
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple deadlines
  • Skill to stay focused within a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Exemplary copy-editing and proofreading ability
  • Experience with MS Office 365 and InDesign a plus
  • Ability to excel as a team player in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, creative writing, interactive media or equivalent experience

Outdoor Sportsman Group