Overview

EPG Media & Specialty Information is looking for an experienced journalist to fill a managing editor role on a consumer magazine.

The successful candidate will be an accomplished editor who is comfortable moving between a number of tasks in a fast-paced environment and coordinating editorial efforts in print and online. Candidates in Minnesota and California preferred but remote work opportunities are available.

Key responsibilities:

  • Coordinating editorial workflow for print, online and social media platforms
  • Managing back-end systems for organizing editorial contributions
  • Writing and researching features for print and online platforms
  • Planning and assigning editorial coverage in conjunction with the editor-in-chief
  • Representing Thunder Press at media and public events, including editorial, photographic and video coverage
  • Contributing on a daily basis to ThunderPress.net and Thunder Press social media

Desired skills and experience:

  • Minimum five years writing/editing experience in a motorcycle-oriented environment
  • Intermediate to advanced photography and video skills
  • Broad experience with the American V-twin motorcycle market
  • Intermediate to advanced street motorcycle riding skills
  • Experience managing staff and/or freelance writers/photographers
  • Public speaking ability, comfort level and confidence
  • Strong time management skills
  • Willingness to travel for product launches and other events
  • Command of the English language, including a firm grasp of spelling, grammar and punctuation rules
  • Attention to detail for editorial, proofreading and administrative tasks
  • Clear communication skills and considerable diplomacy when interacting with writers and staff
  • Ability to manage many different tasks at once
  • Working familiarity with online and print publishing software such as InCopy, InDesign and WordPress, as well as Microsoft Office and Google products
  • Extensive experience with best practices for social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest)
  • Deep expertise with WordPress SEO principles and implementation of best online practices

Educational Requirements:

Candidates need to have a bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, or communications, or equivalent work experience

Company Background

EPG Media & Specialty Information is a content, event and information services business with special interest B2B and B2C brands in the Power Sports/Equipment and Adult Beverage Industries.  We are a small privately owned company based in Plymouth, MN.  We enjoy a casual, family-style culture with a focus on associate and company growth.

 

About EPG Media & Specialty Information

Business to business publishing company