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Editor, Golfweek Custom Media

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by trifectarich, Apr 29, 2013.

  1. trifectarich

    trifectarich Well-Known Member

    The Custom Media Department at Golfweek has a position open for an editor.

    Located in Orlando, Fla., Golfweek Custom Media annually produces the official tournament programs for 40-some PGA Tour, Champions Tour and LPGA Tour events, as well as the PGA Championship, Ryder Cup and other PGA of America championships. This isn't a position where you'll be producing hard-hitting columns and features day after day, but you'll have a chance to work with creative people to help produce quality publications for many of the game's top events. The creative person who fills this detail-oriented position won't be confined to the office; some travel is involved, along with the occasional opportunity to attend big-time events and interview and write about the game's biggest names. And don't forget the chance to play some great courses around the country. Candidates must know AP style and have a great knowledge of the game and its recent history. The position is open now and will be filled sooner rather than later.

    Golfweek Custom Media Editor

    Golfweek Custom Media is seeking an editor to join our team. Best known for our flagship magazine, Golfweek, you will be determining and creating editorial content in all our event publications, which primarily are spectator/souvenir programs produced for PGA Tour, Champions Tour and LPGA events. The chosen candidate will serve as the primary contact with the tournaments where it pertains to the editorial content.

    Job Responsibilities
    • Write stories as needed.
    • Receive editorial materials as they are submitted from freelance writers and tournaments and properly prepare them for production, including editing, proofreading, writing headlines and photo captions and securing additional editorial elements as needed.
    • Meet with page designers to review/plan all content execution.
    • Responsible for the creation of all digital editions as well as distributing them to required websites.
    • Work closely with select events in creating content for tournament pairings guides.
    • Attend tournaments as needed for interviews and story research.

    Job Requirements and Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year, accredited college in English, Journalism or Communications.
    • 3+ years working in publishing environment
    • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills.
    • Needs to be a self starter who collaborates effectively with others.
    • Must have strong knowledge of golf/golf history.

    This position offers competitive salary and full benefits package, including health, dental, vision, disability, life and 401(k). If interested. please e-mail your resume and salary requirements to Custom Media publisher Mike Hagmann at mhagmann@golfweek.com.

    About Golfweek
    Founded in 1975, Golfweek is the most authentic, authoritative and independent voice in golf. Serving enthusiasts who are truly passionate about the game of golf, the Golfweek brand includes Golfweek magazine, Golfweek.com, Golfweek OnDemand, Golfweek Mobile, Golfweek Custom Media, The Golf Wire, The Apparel Wire, The Tour Van and TurfNet.com. Golfweek is part of Turnstile Media Group, which specializes in developing diverse media platforms that engage and strengthen the communities they serve. Founded in 1990 and headquartered in Orlando, Fla., Turnstile Media Group is also the parent of Professional Artist, Community Media Holdings, The Seminole Voice, The Winter Park/Maitland Observer and Turnstile Connect.
  2. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    Paging 2underpar ...
  3. Pencil Dick

    Pencil Dick Member

    Had the exact same thought, HH.
  4. trifectarich

    trifectarich Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the responses, but no more letters and résumés, please. If the new hire isn't in the 6-inch-high stack of paper that's been amassed in the last few days, I'll have no choice but to start drinking heavily.
  5. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    Good problem to have.
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