Associate Editor

Job Description
Baltimore Business Journal is looking for an Associate Editor to
round out our editing team. This is the perfect job for a reporter
with a couple of years of experience who is looking to move into
the editing ranks.
The Associate Editor is a critical player in planning and producing
our weekly print product, and creating a content plan that aligns
with our editorial calendar. The ideal candidate is adept at
planning and executing special sections and publications, assigning
and editing news and trend stories and other content, and
recruiting and managing a stable of strong freelancers. The
Associate Editor is also responsible to find ways to package print
content for a digital audience.
The Associate Editor also works with other departments to ensure
the excellence and integrity of awards publications, events, and
other cross-departmental activities.
Duties
• Conceive, assign, edit and produce special publications and
special sections.
• Conceive, assign, edit and produce business executive profiles
and other regular features.
• Source and coordinate with freelancers to produce Business
Journal stories and other content.
• Curate, format and repurpose content for digital.
• Edit and proof stories and other content for clarity, context,
accuracy, spelling, grammar and consistency.
• Oversee the publication's main social media handles.
• As needed, edit news items throughout the day for the Business
Journal's digital platforms.
• Assist Editors in managing awards publications, including
outreach to judges and awardees.
• Regularly participate in and attend Business Journal-sponsored
events.
Skills
• Solid editor
• Able to get and stay organization
• Able to manage several projects at once
• Creative planner
• Stickler for detail
• Familiarity with AP Style
• Able and driven to collaborate
• Social media acumen required
• Ability to collaborate a must
Experience
• Minimum of 1-2 years reporting and/or editing experience in
print or online
• Experience managing editorial projects.
Education
Bachelor's degree

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Beth Hunt, director of
editorial recruiting and development, American City Business
Journals,