TITLE: Managing Editor, Photo District News (PDN)
REPORTS TO: Editor in Chief
LOCATION: NYC, New York
Managing and scheduling content and production for PDN, PDNOnline and PDN tablet/iPad edition, the award-winning publications for the professional photographer; responsible for fact checking and copyediting of print articles; contributing writing and reporting; working with editors, art department and production team to ensure timely, efficient delivery of accurate, high-quality content and ensure widest possible online reach.
Essential Functions/Job Duties: (Listed in order of importance. This list is not all inclusive; additional duties will be performed as required.)
•Run day-to-day operations for PDNOnline, including managing editorial calendar and homepage schedule; building magazine and original content in the CMS.
•Manage production of PDN: schedule editorial meetings, create issue lineups and set deadlines; trafficking all copy–coordinate with the art department and production manager.
•Copyedit, fact check all articles for magazine. Enter editorial changes in InCopy.
•Handle production responsibilities for tablet/iPad edition, including collecting extra assets, updating the formatting in the CMS.
•Manage all social media for the brand by making updates to the PDN Facebook, Twitter and Google+ pages.
•Manage special online projects and galleries.
•Pitch story ideas, research articles and contribute articles to the magazine and website.
•Experience with content management systems, SEO best practices, HTML required
•Attention to detail, excellent copyediting and proofreading skills all required.
•Knowledge of InCopy preferred
•Solid writing skills and reporting experience
•Proven ability to problem solve and handle multiple tasks on deadline
•3-4 years of editorial experience, online or in print, with responsibility for managing, scheduling projects and meeting deadlines.
•Experience reporting and researching stories.
•Interest in media, photography, advertising a plus.