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Assistant Editor

Company: Baker Media Group (Akron Life Magazine)
Location: Akron
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Job Description:

Date Posted November 20, 2019 Industry Magazines / Publishing Specialty Not Specified Job Status Part-time Salary Hourly Website ******************** Description: Assistant Editor Akron Life magazine is seeking an assistant editor. This person is a passionate, driven and curious storyteller. Being a hard worker and a multitasker is a must. This candidate has journalism experience, strong organizational skills and the ability to write and edit thought-provoking stories. This person should always be on the hunt for meaningful stories and have the ability to continuously see The 330 in fresh ways. This person will write and edit a substantial amount of content for the magazine, generate social media content, interview sources, work ahead on future issues, copy edit and fact check. This person should have a knack for creativity and telling feature stories. Since 2002, Akron Life magazine has been the monthly source for thoughtful stories about interesting places, personalities and events in Akron and the surrounding area. The award-winning magazine covers Summit, Portage, Medina, Stark and Wayne counties. Akron Life is committed to telling stories that enhance and enrich the lives of people in The 330. Issues cover a range of timely and relevant topics including the history of jazz in Akron, a guide the local theater scene, compelling pet rescue stories, profiles of women breaking barriers and more. The magazine is a resource for where to eat, what to do and where to shop in The 330. Akron Life is also home to the annual 330 Flavor Awards that honor the best in local dining, the annual Best of The City awards, the new 330 Homes magazine and city guides for downtown Akron, Canton and more. This position is 35 hours a week. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, four to six published clips (preferably magazine) and three references to Managing Editor Kelly Petryszyn at ******************************. Responsibilities - Edit stories to align with voice and tone of the magazine - Write engaging stories that cover arts, food, human interest and more topics that dig beneath the surface - Generate and research story ideas - Work under deadline and adjust your schedule as needed to meet deadlines - Fact check and copy edit stories Requirements - Enthusiastic, resourceful and flexible writer and editor with the ability to tell meaningful stories - Must be able to write and edit a wide range of stories from long profiles to small food writeups - 1 to 3 years of journalism experience as a writer and editor in a magazine office, newsroom or other media outlet - A journalism degree is ideal - Living in The 330 is preferred - Must take direction and adapt to changes in a fastpaced environment - Must be able to stay focused, analyze, organize and prioritize under deadline pressure Apply Online Non-Registered Users Send your resume to this employer.Your Contact Information Name Email Address Your Cover Letter (450 words max).Your Resume (your resume will not be stored in our database) We accept .DOCX, .DOC, .RTF, .TXT, .PDF up to about two pages. We currently do not accept images or scanned documents. Submit Application Registered Users Email the resume you posted on ****************** to this employer. Don't have a resume posted on ******************* Click here to post one now!Your Cover Letter (450 words max). Your email address Password Apply Now!

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