Magazine Editor

Position Available at C-Ville Weekly
Posted March 23, 2018
Type of Position: Permanent Full-Time
Can you juggle seven balls in the air? What if they’re all thrown at you at the exact same time? C-VILLE Weekly, Charlottesville’s community weekly newspaper since 1989, is seeking a magazine editor adept at circus work (aka overseeing multiple quarterly, biannual and annual publications on varying production schedules), from conceptualizing ideas and making assignments to writing stories and editing freelancers’ work. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: • Overseeing seven publications (18 issues a year) of various topics (home and garden, food, weddings, tourism, recreation, business). • Assigning, writing and editing stories. • Proofing pages during the production process. • Working closely with the art director to plan the visual components of each issue. • Leading monthly “special issues” in the newspaper, from the Youth Issue to the Food & Drink issue. • Coordinating web and social media posts. REQUIREMENTS: • 5+ years working in editorial publishing. • Crazy good organizational skills and attention to detail. • A writing style that is creative, approachable and entertaining to read. • A curious mind that runs overtime to turn Facebook conversations into story ideas. • A wide array of interests and a thoughtful approach to coverage. • Ability to work independently and manage time well. TO APPLY: Interested candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, three to five clips and a link to your Pinterest page or Instagram account to Editor-in-Chief Jessica Luck: No phone calls, please. Benefits include health and dental insurance, gym reimbursement and parking. Salary is commensurate with experience.
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