Tucker Publishing Group offers an outstanding work environment in a fabulous historic building along the Ohio River in Downtown Evansville, Ind. Our staffers are passionate about all facets of magazine publishing – editorial, art, advertising, and production. We produce stylish, smart, and informative print and online publications that enhance the quality of life for residents and visitors to Southwestern Indiana.
Tucker Publishing Group, publishers of Evansville Living, Evansville Business, City View, Social Datebook, and custom magazines and content, seeks an energetic Managing Editor.
Candidates must have well-established experience in writing, editing, and deadline driven project management, as well as a firm understanding of and enthusiasm for the greater Evansville, Ind., area.
Working closely with the editor and the creative director, the managing editor is responsible for the planning and execution of all TPG content. The managing editor leads a team of staff and freelance writers in the completion of assignments and is the gatekeeper of the magazines’ voice, tone, style, process, and fact-checks. The managing editor also is responsible for producing content himself/herself.
Minimum skills required include a B.A. or advanced degree in journalism or related field and working knowledge of Word and Excel. Experience in visual storytelling and/or producing for print is desired; Experience making edits in InDesign also is a plus.
Essential skills include project management, attention to detail, superior writing, excellent communication, creativity, multitasking, workplace maturity, and decision making, within a deadline-driven environment.
The Managing Editor’s responsibilities include maintaining issue story lineups, enforcing copy and photo deadlines, managing editorial staff including interns, managing freelance writers, working with art department to assign photos, preparing for and attending editorial planning meetings, writing social media posts, writing stories, writing content for the E Living electronic newsletter, editing stories, and other work as required to produce high quality magazines on a monthly basis.
The position is demanding and rewarding — an opportunity to create and document history at Evansville’s only city magazine publisher. Tucker Publishing Group has published award-winning city magazines for 17 years.
The successful candidate will join a bright, hardworking team committed to contributing to quality of life for community-minded Evansville-area residents through award-winning bimonthly and annual magazines.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience, and an excellent working environment in Downtown Evansville.
Please send a cover letter, resume, and a minimum of three writing samples to Kristen K. Tucker, Editor and Publisher, at email@example.com or via the form below.