State Editor at Game & Fish

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STATE EDITOR – GAME & FISH
NOTICE OF OPENING: Outdoor Sportsman Group
LOCATION: Kennesaw, GA
REPORTS TO: Editor-in-Chief
Outdoor Sportsman Group, America’s premier media group for outdoor sports, is seeking a full-time Editor with a strong knowledge of fishing and hunting for its popular Game & Fish publications. The position is based in Kennesaw, Ga., which is in Northern Georgia, north of Atlanta, where Game & Fish produces 28 monthly hunting and fishing magazines and online digital content that targets sportsmen in specific states or regions from coast to coast.
MINIMUM POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
The State Editor must be able to wear many hats and move easily across platforms in creating content for both print and digital. The State Editor will work closely with Editorial and Digital teams to conceptualize, assign, edit and write content for print and online posting.
PRINT REQUIREMENTS:
Proven writing skills and strong story-creation abilities with a knack for writing catchy heads, subtitles and captions
Exemplary copy-editing and proofreading skills
Demonstrated project-planning skills and ability to manage multiple deadlines
Good eye for identifying supporting photography and graphics
Clear vision of how print articles seamlessly integrate with online content
A born collaborator who can direct a network of freelance writers
ONLINE REQUIREMENTS:
Able to create strong, engaging content repurposed from the magazine as well as assigned specifically for online
Totally comfortable with social media and possessing a clear knowledge of how Facebook, Instagram and Twitter can help drive print and online engagement
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates must have a passion for hunting and fishing
Strong communication skills and the ability to articulate concepts and story ideas to writers
Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines
MS Office 365 and InDesign experience a plus
Understanding of popular content management systems, like WordPress, a plus
Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, creative writing, interactive media, or equivalent experience
Ability to excel as a team player in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
Apply to john.geiger@outdoorsg.com.

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