Associate Editor - ARCHITECT Magazine
Hanley Wood, LLC - Baltimore, MD

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Job Type: Full-Time

Location: Washington, DC

Last Updated: 11/12/2010

Job Description:
Associate Editor - ARCHITECT Magazine

Are you Smart, Fast, Competitive? At Hanley Wood these traits are the foundation of who we are. We believe in the magic of collaboration, the power of insight infused by imagination, and the ability of ideas a corporate culture that simultaneously encourages high levels of creativity and productivity to transform business.

Hanley Wood is the leading business-to-business media company serving the housing and construction industry, and one of the top 10 B2B media companies in the country.

We are over 500 employees strong with offices nationally. Over 200 imaginative, creative and driven people from our Corporate and Business Media platforms are based in our downtown Washington, D.C. headquarters. Those who thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and are motivated by personal and team success will find a challenging and rewarding career here at Hanley Wood.

We currently have an junior level position for an Associate Editor with ARCHITECT-a national, award-winning magazine and website about architecture and design.

The associate editor will have two primary job duties: 1) to research, assign, and edit front-of-book articles, mainly on the business of architecture, building technology, and cultural trends; and 2) to report and write some front-of-book articles as well as generate supplementary material to be used online. He or she should be an excellent writer and an aggressive reporter, with a strong interest in all aspects of contemporary architecture. An educational or professional background in architecture is preferred, but not essential.

Responsibilities include:
. Research and conceptualize story ideas for specific magazine departments

. Research and write two to three stories for the print edition each month, and produce additional content (including slideshows and videos) for the website as needed

. Assign stories to freelance writers, and work with them on deadlines, revisions, and edits

. Assist in the management of special projects for the magazine. These include rankings, surveys, and design awards programs

Qualified candidates need to possess the following:
. Education: Bachelor's degree or higher; a degree in architecture, architectural/art history, or journalism would be ideal

. A minimum of two years' experience in journalism

. Strong writing, grammar, and research skills

. Willingness to be flexible and effectively manage several tasks at the same time

. A desire to work in a fast-paced environment

. The ability to take initiative, especially when it comes to generating article ideas and building a network of industry contacts

. Familiarity with Adobe software (especially InCopy). Familiarity with video-editing software is a plus

You owe it to yourself to work for a dynamic company. Employee satisfaction is important to us, so we provide competitive compensation and a generous benefits package all while working within a dynamic workplace setting. If you meet the required skills and qualifications and want to learn more, apply on line at www.hanleywood.com

Hanley Wood is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. m/f/d/v

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