Marketing / Publishers Assistant (INTERN) copy editing (PT/FT)

Athens, GA
Jun 15, 2017
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

Marketing / Publishers Assistant with strong copy editing experience

Southern Distinction located in Athens, Georgia. (bi- monthly regional magazine) is looking for a driven and highly organized Marketing Publisher Assistant for our publication. Strong editing experience, scheduling appointments are required

About Us:

We strive to capture enthralling human interest interviews, features on businesses (new and old) that help grow our great community, politics, sports and the unique personalities that live in and around Georgia. We're also a guide to the area's entertainment and dining choices, as well as a source for information on the area's events, arts, music, and culture.

About you: what we need in our ideal candidate

We are seeking someone with a 4-year degree in Marketing, Journalism, Communications or English and three years of combined writing and editing experience.

Candidate will assist the Publisher in all needs of the Magazine. Strong editing experience required. Will be required to set appointments, assign freelance work, proofread and fact check articles, create a monthly editorial calendar, manage projects and help with magazine layout. Guide and mentor interns on a daily basis for research. Also, the candidate will be required to make at least 30 or 50 phone calls on any given day.

Candidates will be responsible for editing column writers and features, based on the editorial calendar and defining what the criteria will be for each Bi-monthly issue.

The position will require you to set the deadlines for each piece of the magazine and manage the process from start through production and is responsible for keeping all parties on schedule.

Photography knowledge/skills a plus.

Must be highly organized and have the flexibility to multi-task and be involved in several projects.

Applicants should have good management skills and be able to collaborate with freelance writers, the creative team, sales team and other outside parties.

Additional responsibilities include managing a monthly budget, generating fresh/original ideas for each new issue, managing others in a team environment and communicating effectively across all channels, including advertisers.

Company Description
Southern Distinction Magazine a Regional Lifestyle Magazine

Athens, GA


Wed, 14 Jun 2017 06:31:24 PDT