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Magazine Editor - Contract - Denver CO

Company: City Lifestyle
Location: Denver
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Denver North & Westminster City Lifestyle produces a community-based magazine on a monthly basis. The magazines are for, by, and about the residents of each community. We focus on beautiful homes in the neighborhood, fresh local restaurants, events going on, local places of interest, and much more.
City Lifestyle was founded in 2009 with our first publication, Leawood Lifestyle. Since then we have taken the process that brought us success and created a franchise model that invites entrepreneurs to start premium community-focused magazines in their areas. We're currently publishing 100+ hyper-local magazines all over the country and we're excited to be coming to your area!
As an independent publisher for Lifestyle, we are looking for a local editor/content creator that is responsible for managing the editorial themes for Denver North & Westminster Lifestyle. This person will have a variety of responsibilities. You MUST live within 15 miles of Denver CO. Please do not apply if you do not meet this qualification. Most content creators work, on average, 40 hours a week.
The position is responsible for supervising the magazine's freelancer's writers and photographers as well as organizing all editorial content for the monthly publication.
Major Responsibilities:

  • Plans and assigns Photography/Editorial for all issues.
  • Ensures all photography/editorial meets defined specifications, including deadline and style.
  • Manages relationships with freelance contractors (writers and photographers).
  • Keeps track of payments due to freelance contractors. Submits this information to the publisher monthly.
  • Key Characteristics:
    • Organized
    • Works well with a team
    • Knows the importance of deadlines
    • Outgoing
      What to Expect:
      • Managing content on a monthly basis and assigning freelance work or completing articles yourself.
      • Partnership with local photographers and freelance writers to assign and ensure that the creative direction of a previously determined layout can be completed via word count specifications and photographic elements
      • A byline in print and online and masthead recognition
      • Working with the local publisher to assure that the magazine content is successful and hits the target demographic of readers and advertisers.
      • The opportunity to write about a variety of local and inspiring content including new eateries, unique events, hometown celebrities, charitable organizations, fun experiences, and more.
      • The opportunity to work with local vendors to create beautiful styled shoots and eye-catching imagery
      • Monthly support with our corporate office is provided and guidance on content creation is supplied. Qualifications and Requirements:
        • Residence in the Denver North & Westminster area. This is a must.
        • Experience in writing, creating content or visually creative work and leadership skills
        • A professional and personable demeanor as you represent the publication during interviews and community research
        • Robust organizational skills as our deadlines are very strict in order to create the high-quality publications that we do on a monthly basis
          This is a contract position that can be done from your home. If you are a creative thinker that is organized and loves your community, please send your resume. We look forward to hearing from you!

Keywords: City Lifestyle, Denver , Magazine Editor - Contract - Denver CO, Advertising , Denver, Colorado

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