Managing Editor – Special Issue Publications

NOTICE OF OPENING: Outdoor Sportsman Group
LOCATION: Peoria, IL
CANDIDATE POOL: Internal/External Candidates
DEPARTMENT: Editorial
REPORTS TO: Editor
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until Filled

TO APPLY: CLICK HERE

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Managing Editor oversees organization and production of all editorial sections of the magazines, reviews and edits manuscripts, and maintains work flow with the editorial department.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILTIES:

  • Consult with Editor on editorial content of each issue
  • Review new manuscripts and recommend acceptance or rejection
  • Edit manuscripts and regular features
  • Write articles/sidebars as needed
  • Work closely with Art Director to maintain appropriate editorial standards
  • Handle correspondence and payments with authors and photographers; respond to queries
  • Coordinate special projects
  • Proof all mechanicals and bluelines
  • Assist with raw ad copy – both display and classified as needed
  • Assist with the editorial/advertising layout
  • Assist with the editorial outline for each issue
  • Represent magazine(s) at outdoor events/activities
  • Consult as needed with the circulation, advertising and accounting departments
  • Monitor compliance with the editorial production schedule

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • College degree in Journalism or English
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in magazine editorial procedures
  • Knowledge of and interest in the outdoors and outdoor sports

Outdoor Sportsman Group