Department: Editorial | Updated: May 16, 2019
Great Lakes Publishing seeks an Associate Editor, Custom Media for our Cleveland office. We’re looking for a savvy editor with experience in reporting, writing and editing various forms of prose for our client publications in travel, business and specialty fields. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented and have superior copyediting and proofreading skills, familiarity with AP style and inherent skill with editing and rewriting. As an editor in our Custom Media department, this person should be professional and work well in a client-driven environment in which creativity and organization are critical. This position reports to the managing editor in Columbus and serves as project manager and client liaison for multiple projects occurring simultaneously.
Assigns and edits stories for various client-driven products. Writes copy for client-driven products. Fact checks or assigns fact checking required by a project. Works directly with client as project manager and is responsible for proof deadlines. Collaborates with art directors, account executives and clients. Proofs and corrects pages in InCopy/InDesign. This person manages internal databases, is familiar with Excel and prioritizes multiple assignments in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
A degree in communications, journalism, English or a related field. Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills.
- 3-5 clips that show skill at magazine, trade or client-driven writing. Must have a positive attitude.
- Must take direction and assert ideas quickly.
- Must have strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to handle a number of projects simultaneously.
- Solid grounding in journalism ethics and values.
Send cover letter containing salary requirement along with resume and work samples to: firstname.lastname@example.org (SUBJECT LINE: Associate Editor Application). No phone calls, please. Qualified candidates will be contacted.