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Hiring Full TimeĀ Editor

Ballinger Publishing seeks an editor for various magazines, tabloids and special projects. This highly organized individual maintains effective systems to ensure smooth running of editorial production and to meet deadlines. He or she will be responsible for editorial content from concept to final copy, while maintaining the highest standards of brand quality. The ability to manage multiple issues and projects with a sharp eye and attention to detail is essential. As is the following:

A bachelor’s degree or higher in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or English
2+ years of writing experience (magazine editing a plus)
Develop editorial content and creative direction
Edit all copy
Make assignments to writers
Supervise assigned projects, manage work in progress and ensure that deadlines are met
Write editorial for a variety of audiences
Maintain editorial integrity
Work closely with the Executive Editor and Art Director on all aspects of the magazine
Self-motivated, detail and deadline oriented, and highly organized
Excellent grammar, spelling and English usage skills both written and verbal
Experience with project management and ability to interact with all levels of management and clientele necessary
A professional demeanor and appearance
Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is a plus
Demonstrated history in modern graphic design concepts is a plus
Familiarity with basic web coding and experience with a content management system is a plus.

Please send cover letter, resume and three writing samples to kelly@ballingerpublishing.com.


Internships

Ballinger Publishing offers internships in graphic design, editorial and marketing. The internships are usually non-paid, but we do pay mileage and will discuss paying a small stipend. Many times the internship can be served to satisfy college requirements. If you are interested in the interning in the publishing industry, please send a resume to Kelly Oden at Kelly@ballingerpublishing.com. If you are applying for the editorial or graphic design internship, please attach samples, .doc for text files and .jpegs for designs. Thank you for your interest!

Please check back for postings, or submit a resume and cover letter to Malcolm@ballingerpublishing.com. We accept resumes from editorial, sales, graphic design and secretarial candidates.