Editor/Writer – Harrisburg Magazine (Harrisburg, PA)

Editor/Writer – Harrisburg Magazine (Harrisburg, PA)

Harrisburg Magazine is looking for an editor/writer. If you are interested, please send your resume along with several samples of your work. Pay will depend on experience.

Qualifications

  • Currently live and be an active participant in the Harrisburg area community
  • Degree in journalism or English
  • Great attention to detail
  • Strong people skills
  • Ability to give constructive feedback
  • Proven working experience as an Editor
  • Strong writing/editing/proofreading skills and an excellent portfolio
  • Firsthand experience with InDesign, Photoshop or other publishing tools
  • Proven familiarity with SEO and social media best practices
  • An eye for detail along with critical thinking

Responsibilities

  • Suggest stories and generate headline ideas in alignment with targeted audience‚Äôs preferences
  • Oversee layout (artwork, design, photography) and check content for accuracy and errors
  • Proofread, edit and improve stories or pieces
  • Cooperate and consult with photographers, advertising reps, etc.
  • Comply with media law and ethical guidelines
  • Meet deadlines and budget requirements
  • Develop a content calendar
  • Develop ideas for content
  • Oversee content production
  • Create highly shareable content
  • Adhere to journalism best practices

Additional precautions are determined on a case-by-case basis.

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