Powder Magazine is seeking qualified applicants for the following position
Full-time position based in Carlsbad, CA
The desired candidate must be passionate about journalism, digital media, and skiing. The job requires managing departments on Powder.com, social media accounts, and departments in the magazine. The Assistant Editor will work closely with the Associate Editor and the Executive Editor. They must have professional writing and editing experience, an ever-evolving understanding of how media can use social channels, and a plan to grow Powder.com’s audience. They must be comfortable working on deadline, in an office, in Carlsbad, California, as well as while in the mountains with life-long skiers. The ideal candidate will understand the issues facing skiing, while being in tune with the characters that define this unique sport and a command of journalism. “The Skier’s Magazine” is tasked with communicating the skiing experience to their audience, and so the Assistant Editor must be ready to pitch, write, and edit captivating stories that define that culture. Powder is looking for somebody committed to this lifestyle that will grow with the company. Job includes travel for editorial features and events.
• Journalism or English degree preferred; knowledge of AP-style guidelines
• Works under daily and weekly deadlines as administered by editorial staff
• Detail oriented and self motivated
• Ability to communicate and interact in a professional manner across all organizational levels
• Ability to edit and publish stories on Powder.com
• Working knowledge of WordPress, Photoshop, and InDesign.
• Advanced skiing ability
• Entry-level position, but salary is DOE. Full benefits package.
Resume/Cover Letter/Writing clips:
Please submit relevant resume, cover letter, and two writing clips to John Clary Davies (firstname.lastname@example.org).
For 43 years, POWDER, The Skier’s Magazine, has been produced by and for those who embrace skiing, and is developed through a collective love of two things: good skiing and good magazines. Since it’s inception in 1972, the strength of the POWDER title has been based on authenticity, experience, and respect for its readers—the most passionate, dedicated, and loyal in the sport. POWDER is part of Source Interlink Media’s Grind Media that reaches more than 10 million active sports enthusiasts through an integrated network of magazines, online properties, events and television programming. For more information, please visit Powder.com.
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