Candidates should demonstrate the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s in communications, journalism or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A history of successful goal achievement.
  • Experience leading and collaborating with team
  • Comfortable with public speaking
  • Understanding of the changing media landscape and ability to adapt strategies
  • Strong competitive instincts and intellectual curiosity
  • Ability to work independently and also within a team environment
  • Creative, resourceful, solution-orientedExcellent ability to use time efficiently
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment and be flexible and open to new things
  • Dependable
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Takes pride in work and the work of their team
  • Takes responsibility for mistakes and able to learn and grow from them
  • Not afraid to ask questions or take an opportunity to learn and challenge themselves

Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge and ability to apply AP writing style
  • MAC proficient
  • Proficient on the following platforms:
    • Microsoft Office suite
    • Google Docs
    • Asana
    • Slack
    • WordPress
    • Zoom
    • Canva
  • Typing
  • Copyediting
  • Public Speaking
  • Knowledge of how to take photos a plus
  • Knowledge of Adobe creative suite a plus

This position’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Create editorial calendars for Giggle magazine and Wellness360 Magazine for each issue with new and exciting ideas and perspectives
  • Compose editorial content for both magazines, social media, newsletters, or other outlets within the company using AP style of writing
  • Copyedit submitted stories for AP style
  • Manage team of freelance writers and assign stories to team of writers based on their area of expertise and writing style
  • Engage with community on up-and-coming story ideas through interviews and research
  • Read through submitted press releases to see if anything is potential stories and be able to act quickly on stories that need attention
  • Collaborate with design team to formulate layout/photo options
  • Interview and manage team of interns
  • Maintain deadlines for all projects
  • Update production calendars each year
  • Ensure the content that is produced is factually correct and within brand guidelines
  • Assist with other team projects
  • Write and proofread marketing pieces as they come up
  • Be able to interview with poise and respect, both in person and over the phone.
  • Conduct industry and market research to determine what our readers are looking for content wise.
  • Play an active role in implementing editorial ideas for the growth of the brand
  • Attend community events on behalf of the company
  • Helping with uploading content to the website and posting on social media channels
  • Serve as an instrumental part of our editorial development team, offering suggestions for new ideas and finding new ways to build partnerships in the community and beyond
  • Creating content for social media, web, newsletters that is based around editorial content and local events/world events

Salary & Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 2 Weeks paid vacation
  • 1 week of sick leave
  • 9 Paid Holidays per year
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Plan with Company Match

**This is not a freelance position. We are hiring for an in-house position that will be working at our local office**

Irving Publications is an equal opportunity employer. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.

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