Kalmbach Media
  • Waukesha, WI, USA
  • Full-time

Kalmbach Media is currently seeking an Assistant Editor at Discover, a large, national science brand, based in our Waukesha office. The Assistant Editor serves a crucial role in writing and editing science content for the digital and print platforms of Discover, as well as Astronomy, a sister science brand at Kalmbach. Discover and Astronomy are part of Kalmbach Media's Science Group.

 

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Writes assigned stories (blog posts, section items, sidebars, reviews, features and more) for Discover and Astronomy digital platforms.
  • Works closely with senior editorial to assign and edit story concepts to in-house and freelance writers.
  • Assigns and edits in-house and freelance pieces for the websites.
  • Contributes to story pitches and lineups of assigned magazine sections in coordination with senior editorial staff.
  • Highly engaged, both in conceptualizing story concepts as well as in the editing and production of magazine articles.
  • Solid reporting and writing skills, for stories and digital-friendly headlines.
  • Maximum engagement with audience through social media channels.
  • Maximum communication with art colleagues and those on the Digital Science Desk, particularly those on the Astronomy brand, as well as others throughout Kalmbach Media.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: 

  • One to two years' experience on a print or digital magazine, newspaper or related platform; however, exceptional entry-level candidates also will be considered.
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, science, English or a related field.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to understand complex information and communicate it in simple terms to various audiences.

 

HOW TO APPLY: 

To be considered for this position you must complete our online application and attach your resume along with:

  • A detailed cover letter outlining your qualifications and experience as it relates to this position
  • 3-5 writing samples
  • Your salary requirements

 

We are located in Waukesha Wisconsin, about 20 minutes west of Milwaukee. We offer a customer focused work environment and excellent benefits!

 

Kalmbach Media Co. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer as defined by the EEOC.

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