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They have a staff writing job open, too, I believe ... from Media Bistro

Editor, Knit Today Magazine

Publication or Company Future US
Industry Magazine Publishing
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location South San Francisco, CA USA
Job Requirements Future Plus, the highly dynamic custom publishing division of leading publisher Future US (www.futureus.com), is seeking an extremely talented, extraordinarily creative Editor to work on a brand new crafting magazine launch.

Sound like a dream job? It most certainly is!

Published six times a year, Knit Today magazine delivers patterns, how-tos, features and news stories to knitting fans of all ages. As part of Futures Knit Today team, the Editor is flexible, proactive and is able to act autonomously to effectively deliver on the responsibilities outlined below. This job is a full-time position at Futures offices in South San Francisco.

Position requirements:

Ensures all work produced is of the highest quality and meets the magazines standards.
Works with other editorial team members and the Editorial Director to ensure cutting edge quality and client satisfaction.
Create copy that delivers on and regularly exceeds customer as well as client satisfaction, and is delivered before deadline.
Work with the Art Director/Designers to help them understand your copy so that they can create a page that helps bring your vision to full potential.
Help specify photography or screenshots that will ensure a high-quality visual experience is created.
When temporary or freelance staff is required, ensure that they are briefed and directed efficiently and cost-effectively.
Attend regular documented Editorial meetings for your team, and participate in discussions to address senior management directives, editorial issues and initiatives as well as conduct analysis of competitive and parallel markets to ensure Future Plus products are always on the cutting edge.
Encourage and realize market and editorial awareness.
Develop freelance writer and general contacts of worth and always be on the lookout for new and upcoming talent.
Editorial-conscious and aware of competitors magazines, realize appropriate content for the market and dissuade from self-indulgent/referential editorial style. Look to other areas of copy or content relevant to their markets for influence and inspiration.

Required Qualifications:
Ability to work well in a team environment
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines
Strong communication skills
Minimum of 2 years full time editing/writing experience

What we offer:
A casual, comfortable dress environment with musicians, gamers and journalists roaming the halls.
A culture that encourages a passion for life both inside and outside of the office.
Generous 100% company paid medical, dental and vision plans.
Dont want to drive? Not to worry Future US offers a free shuttle from BART and CalTrain to the office.

To apply please click the link below:
About Our Company Future US is a leading publisher of special-interest magazines and websites and one of the fastest-growing media companies in the US. With market-leading publications in the Games, Music, Technology and men's and women's special-interest markets, Future's targeted publications reach a young, active, affluent and highly influential audience selling over 1.4 million copies per month. Future's web properties complement its print portfolio and currently reach more than 23 million unique visitors in the US each month.
Future US, Inc. is based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Future US, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the ultimate parent company, Future plc, an international publishing company headquartered in the UK with offices in the US and Australia.



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