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USGA needs an editor: six-figure big boy job!

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Evil ... Thy name is Orville Redenbacher!!, Jun 30, 2008.

  1. Company: United States Golf Association
    Position: Seeking ace Editor with go-to attitude
    Location: Far Hills, New Jersey
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary: More than $100,000 Ad Expires: August 4, 2008
    Job ID: 945089

    Position Summary: Responsible for overseeing all aspects of publishing, editorial, design and production for the department.

    Principal Duties: - Prepares editorial and production schedules and ensures that the flow of material proceeds as scheduled.

    - Oversees writing, rewriting and editing of text and coordination of photography and illustrations and ensures desired level of quality is maintained.

    - Oversees development of ideas and in planning of long-range content of projects.

    - Proofreads, copy-edits.

    - Editing responsibilities to include collaboration with New Media department as well as Media Relations. - Functions as reporter to cover internal activities including championships and other events and writes features.

    - Prepares budget and oversees financial requirements.

    - Supervise vendor in all production areas.

    Working Relationships: - Other Communications Staff including New Media, Media Relations. - Contributing writers - Appropriate USGA staff members concerning information to be published/communicated - USGA Communications Committee

    Knowledge, Education, Skills & Abilities: - Comprehensive knowledge of the game of golf, especially as it relates to USGA activities and mission. - Editorial project management. - Writing, editiing, proofreading & copy editing skills; understanding of photography. - Knowledge of production processes - Proficient computer skills which may include Photoshop, Quark, InCopy, InDesign, DxO Optics Pro and experience in the on-line environment.

    TO APPLY: Please email letter of interest/cover letter and resume to HR@usga.org.

    When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at JournalismJobs.com.
  2. Rockbottom

    Rockbottom Active Member

    Resume SO sent!

  3. What is the cost of living like in this area?
  4. Claws for Concern

    Claws for Concern Active Member

    Wow. I hope someone on the SportsJournalists.com board does get this job. He or she will know where to go for freelance help!
  5. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    Why exactly is this in that great golf mecca ... New Jersey?
  6. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Possibly because the USGA has been headquartered in Far Hills, N.J., since 1972.
  7. Jay Sherman

    Jay Sherman Member

    Why is ESPN in Bristol, CT?
  8. Jersey_Guy

    Jersey_Guy Active Member

    Cost of living will be high.

    Very, very high if you want to live in the immediate (15-20 minutes) Far Hills area.
  9. What are the closest "affordable" areas, do you think? New Brunswick? Pennsylvania?
  10. joe_schmoe

    joe_schmoe Active Member

    Let's see...40K here, low cost of living...over 100K there... high cost of living.

    I don't think the cost of living is gonna hold me back any.
  11. bigbadeagle

    bigbadeagle Member

    Two words - Pine. Valley.
    Perhaps said job could lead to tee time there. Or not.
  12. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    Birdscribe to the white courtesy phone.
    Paging birdscribe.
    Please pick up the white courtesy phone.
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