Editor, Knitscene Magazine
F+W Media, Inc. - Loveland, CO

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Exciting and highly creative opportunity in the Interweave Yarn Group as the editor of 4 issues per year of Knitscene , and related special issues. The Editor develops the content for each issue of the magazine and directs its implementation. The editor is responsible for building and managing the brand; keeping the magazine on time and on budget; and serving as the face of the product.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Develop vision for each issue, based on trends in knitting and fashion industries, and the magazine/brand mission. Create storyboards for submission calls and photo shoots to reflect this vision.
  • Find and secure freelance talent.
  • Select and assign knit designs for publication that adhere to the magazine mission and will appeal to the broadest readership.
  • Be familiar with commercial yarns and be able to assign materials for magazine projects.
  • Network with key external parties, including advertisers, yarn industry peers, contributors, and photographers.
  • Develop and assign departments and features
  • Collaborate with graphic designer to create product consistent with vision and mission.
  • Direct fashion photography.
  • Manage assistant editor.
  • Work closely with managing editor and technical staff to meet deadlines and create accurate content.
  • Contribute to and oversee blog posts.
  • Represent brand and company at trade shows, public events, and in social media.
Knowledge & Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Three+ years professional experience; yarn industry and creative direction experience preferred
  • Knowledge of writing/composition and copy-editing

If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete our online application .

No solicitation from Third Party Recruiters please

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