Associate Editor

Posted on Dec 14, 2018 by Houston Business Journal

Houston, TX 77001
Design & Creative
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Job Description
The Houston Business Journal is looking for an Associate Editor
to round out our editing team. This is the perfect job for a
reporter or editor with a couple of years of experience who is
looking to move into or up in the editing ranks.
The Associate Editor is a critical player in planning and producing
the Houston Business Journal's weekly print product, and creating a
content plan that aligns with our editorial calendar. The ideal
candidate is adept at planning and executing special sections and
publications, assigning and editing news and trend stories and
other content, and recruiting and managing a stable of strong
freelancers. The Associate Editor is also responsible to find ways
to repackage print content for a digital audience.
The Associate Editor works with other departments to ensure the
excellence and integrity of awards publications, events, and other
cross-departmental activities.
Duties
• Conceive, assign, edit and produce special publications and
special sections.
• Conceive, assign, edit and produce business executive profiles
and other regular features.
• Source and coordinate with freelancers to produce business
journal stories and other content.
• Curate, format and repurpose content for digital.
• Edit and proof stories and other content for clarity, context,
accuracy, spelling, grammar and consistency.
• Oversee the publication's main social media handles.
• As needed, edit news items throughout the day for the Business
Journal's digital platforms.
• Assist Editors in managing awards publications, including
outreach to judges and awardees.
• Regularly participate in and attend Business Journal-sponsored
events.
Skills
• Solid editor
• Able to get and stay organization
• Able to manage several projects at once
• Creative planner
• Stickler for detail
• Familiarity with AP Style
• Able and driven to collaborate
• Social media acumen required
• Ability to collaborate a must
Experience
• Minimum of 1-2 years reporting and/or editing experience in
print or online
• Experience managing editorial projects.
Education
Education
Bachelor's degree

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Beth Hunt, director of
editorial recruiting and development, American City Business
Journals,

Reference: 599177840

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