Emerald Expositions

Managing Editor

Emerald Expositions, a leader in the b2b tradeshow industry, seeks a Managing Editor for our Impressions magazine. This position is based out of our Alpharetta, GA office, and requires someone with a high attention to detail, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced yet fun environment.

Your key responsibilities will include:

PRINT
Impressions

  • Writing
    -Interview decorators and write On Design article for each issue
    -Coordinate and write pieces for Overheard news section for each issue
    -Interview industry members and write one feature-length story or shop profile per issue
  • Editing
    -Read and edit all submitted articles before turning in to art director
    -First read and edit on all laid-out articles
    -Make all edit changes to articles in In Design, coordinate with art director about any art changes. Repeat until they are perfect.
    -Keep track of where articles are in the edit process and let art director know when files are final

Team & Activewear Supplement (bi-annual)

  • Management
    -Coordinate with photographer for cover concept
    -Plan editorial calendar and assign content to contributing writers
    Manage contributing writers and enforce external deadlines
  • Writing/Editing
    -Write edit letter, news section and product section for each issue
    -Read and edit all submitted articles before turning in to art director
    -First read and edit on all laid-out articles
    -Make all edit changes to articles in In Design, coordinate with art director about any art changes. Repeat until they are perfect.
    -Keep track of where articles are in the edit process and let art director know when files are final

WEB
Impressionsmagazine.com

  • Write content, size photos and post weekly awards galleries
  • Collaborate with executive editor to post monthly print content to the website
  • Make all needed changes to online media kit

Newsletters

  • Responsible for Impressions Newsletter and Digital Edition Newsletter every month (four blasts monthly)
  • Manage writers for Impressions Newsletter, assigning content and deadlines
  • Post Impressions Newsletter content to website
  • Size photos and gather content for Impressions Newsletter

EVENTS

  • Represent brand at ISS Long Beach and ISS Fort Worth
  • Conduct onsite interviews at each show
  • Coordinate Impressions Awards annually, helping to promote event, managing judging process onsite, tallying votes and writing post-competition coverage

As a qualified candidate, you will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism or communications
  • 3-5 years of writing/editorial experience
  • Experience in the apparel industry a plus, but not required
  • Software proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Indesign & Photoshop required
  • Proficiency in a CMS (WordPress or similar) a plus
  • Light HTML a plus but not required