Archinect

News Editor / Editorial Manager

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Pasadena, CA, USLocation:
Wed, Jul 5 '17Posted on:

We are beginning our search for a talented and experienced individual to fill a role for News Editor and Editorial Manager for Archinect's architecture-centric news division. We are seeking an individual passionately obsessed with architecture, with a specific focus on contemporary architects and industry issues. The successful candidate will be extremely responsible and driven, with a proven history of excelling in related work. 

Responsibilities:

  • Report architecture news quickly, thoroughly, and thoughtfully 
  • Research news stories, contact sources and dig out important details
  • Develop network of contacts to facilitate comprehensive coverage
  • Source material and confirm usage rights for media (images, video, etc.) 
  • Reformat/optimize media (images, gifs, video) as necessary, for the web
  • Edit and fact-check stories by members of the editorial team
  • Develop a close familiarity with the Archinect community and understand important issues to our community, along with the greater architecture community in general
  • Manage editorial team - assign tasks, set deadlines/quotas, manage schedules, assist as necessary

Requirements:

  • A degree in architecture OR a degree in another field with a deep passion and understanding of architecture
  • Thorough knowledge of key players in the architecture industry and important issues facing architects
  • A keen eye for high-quality architectural design, with an impressive list of favorite architects/buildings
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Very polite yet aggressive to track down contacts/facts to complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Fluent in Photoshop, and basic HTML formatting
  • A sense of humor, with a complete understanding of when to use it editorially
  • Experience using social media both personally and professionally
  • Thorough familiarity with basic internet tools

This is an in-house position for our Pasadena office. If a qualified candidate is not local, financial relocation assistance may be provided. 

To apply, please use the Archinect online application system, via the red button below, if you have an Archinect profile. If you don't have an Archinect profile, we will be accepting applications via email to apply@archinect.com (put "News Editor" in the subject line). Explain why you are qualified for this position in your cover letter. 

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. 

We will be following up with qualified applicants, with questions and/or to schedule interviews. 

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