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Managing Editor for Cleveland Magazine Custom Media

Department: Editorial | Updated: August 23, 2018

Great Lakes Publishing is looking for a leader to manage one of the largest content marketing agencies in Ohio. This Managing Editor for Cleveland Magazine Custom Media will have myriad duties including acting as the lead editor of client projects and representing this department on the Cleveland Magazine leadership team.  We’re looking for a savvy editor with experience in idea generation, project coordination and customer relationships who can report, write and edit engaging content for local communities, trade associations, nonprofits and local merchants. The ideal candidate will be both a master of traditional editing using AP style and eager participant in digital storytelling.

Responsibilities:

  • Attends client meetings and collaborates with clients to generate content plans and story ideas
  • Assigns and edits stories for various client-driven products
  • Writes copy for client-driven products
  • Fact checks or assigns fact checking on all content and audits facts when required by a project
  • Works directly with client and is responsible for proof deadlines
  • Collaborates with art directors, account executives and clients
  • Proofs and corrects pages in InCopy/InDesign
  • Manages internal databases, familiarity with Excel preferred
  • Works with sales to develop new custom partner prospects and ideas
  • Prioritizes multiple assignments in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Manage timelines and communications with clients
  • Manage project editorial budgets

Qualifications:

  • A degree in communications, journalism, English or a related field
  • 5 years experience as an editor
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills, including AP style
  • 4-6 clips that show skill at magazine, trade or client-driven writing
  • Must take direction and assert ideas quickly
  • Must have strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to handle a number of projects simultaneously

Contact Information

Send cover letter containing salary requirement along with resume and work samples to: customedit@glpublishing.com [SUBJECT LINE: Managing Editor Custom Application]. No phone calls, please. Qualified candidates will be contacted.