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Seattle's Child was the first local parenting magazine in the country when it started in 1979. A media company, we publish Seattle's Child monthly magazine, special annual guides, our website and digital newsletters. We are dedicated to supporting and informing parents, as well as telling and celebrating the unique stories of families in our community.

 

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Magazine Executive Editor

Seattle's Child is looking for an experienced editor and journalist with knowledge of issues of interest to local parents. We want a visionary to work with our team of talented writers to tell stories that reflect both the uniqueness of individual families and the common concerns shared by all those in the community who care about kids.

Seattle's Child published the first local parenting magazine in the country in 1979 and remains an industry leader. This is a rare opportunity to have editorial control over a small local magazine, working with an outstanding art director and staff photographer.

Your job covers all aspects of getting content to production: editorial idea development, writer assignment, editing and hand-off to copy editor and art director.

The job is part-time, work and vacation schedule is highly flexible and you work from your home office.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Publisher to develop editorial themes
  • Assign content to freelance writers while maintaining editorial budget

  • Edit articles, send to copy editor
  • Write headlines and cover lines, as well as occasional articles
  • Post magazine content on website
  • Manage social media for magazine content only

     

  • Qualifications:

  • BA Degree in Journalism or English
  • 4+ years experience editing in a magazine or newspaper setting
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • An intimate knowledge of Seattle and its offerings and issues relevant to families
  • Ability to work independently and maintain production schedule

  • Excited to be working in a small company in a fast growth phase, comfortable with all staff working in "virtual offices" and willing to represent Seattle's Child in the community in order to grow the visibility of Seattle's Child and learn about hot local topics for parents.
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For consideration, please send cover letter, résumé, and PDFs or links to relevant samples:

Ann Bergman, Publisher

abergman@seattleschild.com

Must hire by August 18th!

 

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