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

Kalmbach Media Co. has an outstanding career opportunity for an Assistant Editor for science, based at Discover, our award-winning science brand. With an emphasis on supporting the digital-first goals of the brand, the Assistant Editor serves a crucial
role in writing and editing science content for DiscoverMagazine.com as well as supporting Discover magazine, published 8 times per year. The position reports to Discover's Editorial Director.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Help shape and realize Discover's aggressive digital -first content strategy through writing and editing stories that engage readers, and curate that content across all platforms, including print.
  • Help develop print content, which may include feature stories and departments; oversee coverage of specific science topics based on interests and expertise.
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with freelance science journalists and work with other staff members to conceive and develop high-quality science content.
  • As conditions allow, may serve as ambassador of the brand, representing (virtually or otherwise) Discover at science and journalism conferences, and other events of editorial interest.

Education & Experience

  • Degree in journalism, science, English, or an adjacent field.
  • We prefer at least one year of experience in writing and/or editing digital and print content covering science or technology for a consumer audience. However, exceptional entry-level candidates with similar training will be considered.
  • Must have training/experience in digital journalism.
  • Excellent critical-thinking and problem-solving abilities.

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
  • Your salary requirements

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


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