Communications/Editorial, Information Technology and Web, Other
Summary of duties: Writes and edits for Associations Now, AssociationsNow.com, supplements, and other editorial products as assigned. Maintains “beat” coverage of assigned topic areas. Contributes to development of synergies among ASAE content vehicles.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
Serves as writer for Associations Now magazine features and departments.
Pitches relevant story ideas and contributes two news items, plus one Money & Business blog post, per week to AssociationsNow.com.
Serves as “beat” editor in specific subject areas.Writes articles in beats (and other subjects as assigned) and/or coordinates with multiple ASAE volunteer groups to maintain regular contributions for print and web.
Assists with copyediting and proofreading during Associations Now production.
Participates in editorial brainstorming meetings to help plan future editorial content of magazine and website.
Develops and maintains a professional network of colleagues and members by attending ASAE and other association industry programs.
Performs other duties as assigned.
College degree in journalism, communications, or related field preferred.
Five years of related editorial experience as a writer/editor for a print magazine and/or website; experience with daily beat coverage, feature writing, and blogging desirable.
Association experience preferred.
Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
Ability to balance multiple priorities, work independently and as part of a team, keep others informed through clear written and oral communication, and maintain a high level of productivity.
Demonstrates strategic thinking and initiative in planning for the magazine, website, and other products of the editorial department.
Experience with various content distribution and social channels. Familiarity with data visualization, quiz, and video tools desirable.
Superior attention to detail, strong organizational skills, enough flexibility and creativity to help make midstream adjustments to achieve the goal of producing timely, high-quality editorial products.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with experience. EOE.
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