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compensation: TBD
employment type: contract

JOB DESCRIPTION:
A. Oversees the development of monthly editorial content for magazine
a. Attends a monthly webinar on the first Wednesday of every month at 10am CT hosted by
Lifestyle Editorial Manager where all Lifestyle recipes for the upcoming issue will be
reviewed and discussed
b. Works closely with Publisher to localize content recipes supplied by the home office and
to ensure that editorial can be used as a strategic sales tool
c. Incorporates local contacts in the Lifestyle-provided recipes as specified by the Publisher
d. Work with the Publisher to ensure all client-promised content entered during the
Publisher's planning period has been assigned within the corresponding three-month
view
e. Stays abreast of local happenings in the area so as to provide current and relevant
contacts for Lifestyle recipes that the publisher has no direction for
f. Sees to the completion of all stories by notating all editorial planning in ARC and by
assigning and executing them singularly or by assigning them to additional local
contributors
i. This includes completing or assigning static content such as the Lifestyle Letter,
Good Times, Around Town and Calendar
ii. Note: it is the Local Editor's or Editorial Coordinator's responsibility to select and
work with local contributors.
g. Ensures that all content is submitted to ARC by the content deadline including:
i. Selecting a cover
ii. Selecting and cropping the main web image for each story, static content
included
h. Makes revisions to stories or photography if requested to do so by the home office

B. During the initial proofing round and final proofing round, the Local Editor/Editorial Coordinator is
responsible for effectively communicating the Publisher's edits to the home office within the
deadlines and formatting specification established by Lifestyle Publications

C. Communicates on a monthly basis with publication team including, but not limited to, the local
Publisher, local Staff Photographer and additional freelancers
a. Attends a monthly webinar on the first Wednesday of every month at 10am CT hosted by
Lifestyle Editorial Manager where all Lifestyle recipes for the upcoming issue will be
reviewed and discussed
b. Works with local publication team to review the editorial plan laid out by the home office
and apply to local contacts and area taking into account direction from the Publisher
c. May require on-site work with Staff Photographer to organize or stylize a photo shoot
and/or interview a subject in person
d. Determines whether custom photography is needed by being the initial contact with the
article subject and if relevant imagery can be provided
e. Communicates regularly with the magazine's Publisher regarding any obstacles
preventing the completion of assignments
f. Alerts the magazine's Publisher of any major events, trends or developments in the local
area that should be included in the publication and how they can work within the bound of
the pre-designed Lifestyle recipes

D. May be requested to create web-only content in tandem with an article for use on social media or
the local website per the Publisher's request

E. Keep track of freelance payment invoices after print
a. Compile an invoice listing all articles that ran in the associated months, corresponding
amounts to be paid to contributors and the contact information/address for all listed
contributors.
b. Invoice is to be sent to the Publisher in a timely manner for payment.
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