About the Job
South Bay Accent, a well-established regional lifestyle magazine serving Santa Clara County/Silicon Valley CA, has an immediate opening for a Managing Editor. Be part of a team that produces this glossy, bimonthly publication, now in its 34th year. Features span a range of interests, from interviews with local personalities to current trends, from health and fitness to business and finance, fashion, interior design, education, the arts, travel, entertainment and dining.
•Conceptualizing, researching and developing story ideas pertinent to the area
•Editing and writing copy, headlines, decks and coverlines
•Interacting with design, production and advertising elements
The ideal candidate is mature, intelligent, upbeat, dependable and detail-oriented—a professional with a flexible schedule who is creative, highly organized and can work efficiently under deadlines.
•Lifestyle oriented magazine writing/editing experience required
•Good research skills and story development capabilities are essential
•Creative headline and deck writing
•Good knowledge of AP style
•Must be highly in-tune with Santa Clara County/Silicon Valley for story planning purposes
•Macintosh/InDesign skills desired
•Excellent proofreading skills required
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
A journalism degree and 5+ years writing/editing magazine experience are necessary.
Please submit a resume and cover letter addressed to the attention of the Senior Editor and send as a WORD ATTACHMENT only to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: All qualified applicants will be required to complete a sample editorial assignment as outlined by South Bay Accent for creativity, style and capability purposes.
BAY AREA, SILICON VALLEY, SANTA CLARA COUNTY CA CANDIDATES ONLY
Please only apply if you are an established freelancer with a home office and you meet the specifications for this position.
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