Editor – Firearms News

NOTICE OF OPENING: Outdoor Sportsman Group
LOCATION: Peoria, IL
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until Filled

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

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

MINIMUM POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.

MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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.

Please send cover letter with salary requirements and resume.

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Outdoor Sportsman Group