Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Addison magazine seeks managing editor

Thanks to Carrie Pierce '06 at Addison magazine for sending this. They are looking to hire someone this month:

Rodney Hand & Associates Marketing Communications, LP publishers of ADDISON- The Magazine of the North Dallas Corridor is seeking a Managing Editor/Production Coordinator.

Ideal candidate must excel at multitasking and be able to fulfill many positions, including, but not limited to editor, writer, office manager, proofreader, photographer, and production coordinator and circulation manager. An ideal candidate will have extraordinary written and verbal communication skills, great computer skills (familiarity with basic web design, In Design and graphic design is a plus), must manage self, be very independent and be able to manage vendors and staffers. Most importantly, must be a self motivator and have a “what ever it takes” attitude.

More specifically we need someone who can:
I. Manage the process of all logistics of our quarterly publication including:
§ Assigning stories and other assignments to freelance writers and managing the time line.
§ Find new writers/freelancers when needed.
§ Gather photos, calendars and materials for content of each publication.
§ Assign sections/pages to freelance designers and manage the design and layout process of the publication including the timeline.
§ Work with printer including attending press checks to assure the quality we are known for.
§ Managing all circulation and distribution contractors after each issue is printed to ensure timely distribution of every issue.
§ Assist sales department in preparing mail outs and email blasts.
II. Manage and maintain website including:
§ Update all content on site within framework, work with publisher to generate new ideas for content, including video, audio, marketing, ad sales etc.
III. Editing and producing monthly e-newsletter from template including:
§ Gathering information and editing monthly e-newsletter (“Save the Date”) that features local promotions and events.

At least one year experience in working with magazines or similar publications is required. A degree in journalism, communications or a similar field and familiarity with Addison and the North Dallas Corridor area is a plus. Must be very flexible and be willing to work some nights and weekends during production times. This is a full-time position. Salary consistent with experience and ability. Please send resume and salary requirement to info@hamcpublishing.com

Rodney Hand & Associates Marketing Communications, LP is a 19 year old Marketing Communications firm with roots in traditional agency work. ADDISON- The Magazine of the North Dallas Corridor has been in publication for 10 years. www.addisonmagazine.com