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Magazine Editor

Company: Fine Lifestyles/Fine Homes Magazine
Wage: $40-55k
Wage Comments: Merit-Based
Date Posted: July 30, 2013
Closing Date: August 7, 2013
Position is: FT
Hours Per Week: 40
How To Apply:
Send your resume with 3 references and 3 writing samples to info@finelifestyles.ca. Only those short-listed will be contacted.
Job Description: Fine Lifestyles & Fine Homes magazines are upscale, glossy, quarterly magazines with approx 120,000 top income-earning readers in each area and are delivered free of charge to: up-scale homes, major hotel rooms, medical offices, book stores, to subscribers and on the Internet. We currently publish in the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), 6 Saskatchewan cities, Cleveland Ohio and soon in Kingston, Ontario, Manitoba and Alberta. Our business plan includes expanding throughout the Maritimes, Canada and the U.S. Fine Lifestyles is only a four year-old company, but is growing very rapidly (400%). Now is a good time to get in! Job Duties: With respect to editorial and advertorial work:  Supervise/assignment /co-ordination of staff and free-lance writers, as well as free-lance photographers, to assure production deadlines are met  Maintain and report on production schedules  Editing staff and free-lance writers’ work  Originate & develop suitable editorial material for publications with your team & publishers  Secure local and international celebrity interviews in conjunction with publishers  Attending regular staff meetings  HR (writers/associate editors)  Represent the company at various functions (PR)  Other typical editor duties Your Favourable Attributes:  Pro-active  Highly organized  Detailed  Able to multi-task  Able to work in a fast-paced environment with tight and sometimes shifting, deadlines.  Good with people (staff, contractors and clients)  Assertive  Creative  Passionate  Motivational  Good writer  Experience editing  Excellent knowledge of computers, word processing, spreadsheets, and email.  Working knowledge of Canadian Press Style.  Able to work from home
Work Site Location:
Kingston, ON
Minimum Requirements / Work Experience:
Degree in journalism, English and experience preferred. Very creative with respect to being able to make contacts with a variety of organization for stories which match the genre of our magazines, as well as represent the company at various upscale and community functions.

Education Required:
BA
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