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Sr Design/Markets Editor TH
TH Editorial & Art
The Sr. Design/Markets Editor TH conceptualizes, produces, writes, and/or edits design trend, talent, and product-related stories. This position oversees development and production of the "Marketplace" department for each issue. In addition, the incumbent:
Locates and produces home features.
Develops and maintains network of industry sources and contacts.
Represents Traditional Home at industry, marketing, and consumer events.
Essential Job Functions
30% -dentifies and monitors new and developing design trends, talents, and products. Conceptualizes and produces design trend/talent/product stories, including development and production of the Marketplace department, as approved by the Editor in Chief. Works with the Executive Editor and Art Director in creating story proposals, budgets, photo orders, and participates in layout and copy planning.
15% -ctively solicits, procures, and produces the very best examples of interior design locations, appropriate to the magazine. Seeks a diversity of sources for the best possible mix of material.
15% -roduces photography in coordination with art department for assigned stories.
10% -eets production deadlines as determined by Managing Editor and produces materials within budget guidelines.
10% -ontinually grows the Traditional Home network of interior designers, freelance writers, and other professionals.
5% -ontributes to customer service efforts.
5% -ttends industry trade shows to keep abreast of upcoming design trends and new product offerings. Builds or enhances relationships with key manufacturers.
5% -reates presentations and participates in industry and consumer events.
5% -ctively pursues leadership roles in industry functions and organizations in order to enhance Traditional Home's status in the interior design arena.
All must be met to be considered.
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or English or equivalent training and/or experience.
Six years writing or editing experience in magazines, newspapers, or related field.
Experience in electronic text editing.
Photography supervision experience preferred.
Formal interior design training helpful.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Working knowledge of interior design and designers, with ability to evaluate and select houses, topics, and products appropriate for the magazine.
Must be a self-starter with ability to work well with other magazine staff members.
Ability to write tightly focused, reader-friendly copy.
Ability to successfully communicate with interior designers, public relations reps, and other industry professionals.
Ability to organize information and files.
% Travel Required:
10% - 25%
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