Associate Editor

Posted On: August 10, 2020

Journalism Job

Media Organization: State 23 Media

Company Description

Maine Home+Design is Maine’s definitive design authority.

With an overall circulation in excess of 30,000, MH+D is represented on more than 750 independent and chain newsstands within Maine, and in select locations in Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts.

The magazine is connected to those who live and breathe architecture, art, and good living. Its pages are filled with architectural masterpieces, design inspiration, compelling works of art, profiles of talented designers and craftspeople, and the latest design trends and industry news.

With original writing and photography that gets at every story’s fresh angle, each issue brims with thoughtfully crafted articles capturing the interiors, exteriors, and heart of Maine homes that range in style from traditional to modern—and everything in between.

Job Description

State 23 Media seeks a full-time associate editor at Maine magazine and Maine Home+Design. The ideal candidate will have two to three years of editorial, an interest in art, design, and culture, and a curiosity about the state of Maine. This person will oversee the magazines’ front-of-the-book departments and work with the rest of the editorial team to produce the magazines and their digital counterparts. Some of the front-of-the-book departments the associate editor would work on would include interviews with interesting Mainers, a monthly design news roundup, product sourcing, and travel guides. The candidate should be detail-oriented, deadline-driven, and a confident writer and proofreader.

Essential Duties:
-Work closely with the editorial team and freelancers to collaborate and produce the monthly magazines and associated content.
-Manage the front-of-the-book departments, including researching and selecting ideas, vetting pitches, editing assigned stories, and writing others.
-Contribute to the magazines’ general coverage as needed, including researching, fact-checking, and writing stories.
-Assist with production of print magazines and websites.

Helpful Qualifications
-At least a bachelor’s degree in English or journalism or equivalent experience.
-Understanding of journalism ethics and values.
-Familiarity with the Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS).
-Some experience at a magazine or other similar publication.
-Knowledge about Maine and its people, places, and culture.
-Knowledge about design, architecture, and art history.

To Apply

You must have two to three years of professional experience with a journalism degree. Send a cover letter, resume and two published writing samples to Danielle Devine (