Regional Editor, West – Game & Fish

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until Filled

TO APPLY: CLICK HERE

About Our Job:

Outdoor Sportsman Group, America’s premier media group for outdoor sports, is seeking a full-time Regional Editor with a strong knowledge of fishing and hunting in the western United States for its popular Game & Fish West publication. The position is based in Harrisburg, Pa., where Game & Fish produces four regional hunting and fishing magazines, and digital content for GameAndFishMag.com that targets sportsmen in specific states or regions.

Job responsibilities will include:

  • The Regional Editor must be able to wear many hats and move easily across platforms in creating content for both print and digital.
  • The Regional Editor will work closely with editorial and digital teams to conceptualize, assign, edit and write content for print and online posting.

About You:

Our ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Experience in, and a passion for, hunting and fishing required
  • Knowledge of hunting and fishing in Western states crucial
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, creative writing, interactive media or equivalent experience
  • Strong communication skills, and the ability to articulate concepts and story ideas to contributors when making assignments
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • MS Office 365 and InDesign experience a plus
  • Understanding of popular content management systems, like WordPress, a plus
  • Ability to excel as a team player in a fast-paced, collaborative environment

Print Editing:

  • Proven writing skills and strong story-creation abilities with a knack for writing catchy heads, subtitles and captions
  • Exemplary copy-editing and proofreading skills
  • Demonstrated project-planning skills and ability to manage multiple deadlines
  • Good eye for identifying supporting photography and graphics
  • Clear vision of how print articles seamlessly integrate with online content
  • A born collaborator who can direct a network of freelance contributors

Online Editing:

  • Able to create strong, engaging content repurposed from the magazine as well as assigned specifically for online
  • Comfortable with social media and possesses a clear knowledge of how Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube can help drive print and online engagement

We appreciate your interest in working with OSG Publishing but please do not apply if you do not have the following required minimum qualifications:

  • Education Requirement – Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, creative writing, interactive media or equivalent experience
  • Experience Requirement – Experience in, and a passion for, hunting and fishing and knowledge of hunting and fishing in Western states required
  • Equivalency – None
  • Licensure/Certification Requirement – None

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