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Associate Content Editor

Location: Dallas, TX
Date Posted: 04-18-2018
Company Overview
 
The Infrastructure Solutions Group, a division of 1105 Media, includes the media brands HME Business, Mobility Management, School Planning & Management, College Planning & Management, Security Today, Occupational Health & Safety, and Environmental Protection.

We are currently seeking an Associate Content Editor to join the 1105 Infrastructure Solutions Editorial Content team.

Job Summary:
 
Looking for a position that focuses on writing, reporting, and editing for print and online publications with highly targeted readerships? This is the job you want.
 
As Associate Content Editor, your main responsibilities will be to develop and write a range of stories, starting with news and product/technology briefs. As you learn the industries, you’ll work your way up to writing longer news and department stories, industry analyses, and feature-length stories, including those with business, clinical and/or policy content.
 
In addition to writing, your main responsibilities include interviewing industry leaders, analysts and clinicians; compiling and writing product sections each month; collecting and organizing story images; building and maintaining an effective product and technology database; building and maintaining industry contacts; and supporting multiple editors within multiple vertical markets.
 
This is a writing-centric position; its main qualification is the ability to write, copy edit and turn copy quickly and accurately for business-to-business magazines and newsletters. You will work closely with each magazine’s editor, learn each industry, and learn and follow each magazine's editorial style.  You must be proficient at AP style.
 
Outside of the core responsibilities, other duties can include helping to write, organize and schedule social media posts; helping with marketing projects; creating electronic newsletters; and creating industry surveys.
 
Essential Job Functions:
  • Write product stories, news articles and feature stories for print publications and digital products
  • Copy edit and proofread stories for print and online platforms
  • Produce e-newsletters, including writing and editing content
  • Work in content management systems to post content
  • Work with lead editors to develop and post web content
  • Assist in content development for online webinars, virtual events and marketing/branding
  • Travel occasionally to key industry events, conferences or meetings
 
Required:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Communications, English (writing) or related field
  • A minimum of one to three years of relevant writing and editing experience in media or in  journalism environment;  Business-to-Business media a plus
  • Strong proficiency in MS Word Office required
  • Basic proficiency in HTML and WYSIWYG web page tools
  • Adobe Creative Suite/Cloud experience a plus
  • Sitecore or similar content management system experience a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent organization/time management skills, attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Self-motivated with desire to be successful and grow within the company
  • Can work in an office setting during typical business hours

Please supply two bylined clips of news, technology, human interest, clinical or feature stories. Stories must have been published professionally or within an official university publication/setting. Self-published clips, including those from social media and personal/non-professional blogs, do not qualify. Résumés not accompanied by clips will not be considered.

Company Overview
 
1105 MEDIA, INC. is a leading provider of integrated business-to-business information and media. The markets we serve include Government, Education, Network & Enterprise Computing, Business Intelligence, HME Business, Mobility Management, School Planning & Management, College Planning & Management, Security Today, Occupational Health & Safety, and Environmental Protection. Our products focus on technology, products, policy, regulation, and news delivered through an assortment of media including print and online magazines, journals, and newsletters, seminars, conferences, executive summits, trade shows, training and courseware, and web-based services. 1105 Media is based in Chatsworth, CA, with offices throughout the United States with approximately 200 employees. 

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical/dental/vision insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, 401(k) plan and a generous paid time off (PTO)/holiday plan.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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