JOB: Editor/Special projects designer

Outdoor Market: jobThe Ruffed Grouse Society is seeking a self-motivated outdoor editor and copywriter to edit and publish a quarterly 80-page magazine. Duties include scheduling freelance writers, editing, writing copy as needed, working with designer, overseeing ad sales and print process.
Editor is also responsible for writing, editing and designing a variety of special projects, including brochures, annual reports, ads and flyers.
The ideal candidate must work well independently and with co-workers in the same office and with remote staff workers. The position requires a highly-organized individual comfortable with setting deadlines and meeting them. It also requires supervision of many freelancers and contractors. The special projects require a meticulous, yet creative, problem-solving individual to design and write copy for a variety of projects each year.
This full-time position is based in the Pittsburgh area and includes excellent health benefits, 403b retirement plan and life insurance.
Skills required:
Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism or related field, 2-3 years experience copywriting and editing experience – preferably in a magazine setting. Familiarity with AP guidelines a must. Intermediate graphic design skills greatly preferred – especially in Quark, InDesign and Photoshop. Publishing experience a plus. Prior supervisory experience preferred. Experience in conservation and hunting is a plus.
Send resume to Ruffed Grouse Society, 451 McCormick Road, Coraopolis, PA 15108
Fax: 41-262-9207; Email:

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