JOB: Magazine editor, Alaska Sporting Journal

CAREER OPPORTUNITY – FULL-TIME MAGAZINE EDITOR – ALASKA SPORTING JOURNAL
Outdoor Market: jobStart date: Midsummer 2013; first monthly issue prints in late summer/early fall
Job Description:

  • Issue planning for at least 40 full editorial pages and six-plus major features every issue
  • Writing pieces for the magazine
  • Contracting and otherwise acquiring written material and images within budget
  • Copy editing and headlines
  • Instructions for design team
  • Proofreading and layout modification in Quark (Mac)
  • Cover design and coverlines
  • Blogging, Facebook and website updates
  • Invoicing

Requirements:

  • Two to three years editing/copyediting experience
  • Expertise in the English language, including grammar
  • Knowledge of Alaska sporting and recreational trends and opportunities OR deep understanding of fishing and hunting in Alaska
  • Knowledge of AP style
  • Attention to detail and deadlines a must
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Google Mail

This will make you stand out:

  • Proficiency in Quark, the layout program we use
  • Ability to work on both PCs and Macs
  • Blogging experience
  • Budgeting experience
  • Fisherman or hunter
  • Ability to multitask
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines

Benefits

  • Salary and benefits (health, vacation) are negotiable

Please send cover letter and resume detailing your relationship to the Alaska fishing and hunting world, your editing experience and why you are the ideal candidate to awalgamott@media-inc.com. www.aksportingjournal.com

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