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Senior Editor - New Mexico Magazine

The Senior Editor - New Mexico Magazine supports the New Mexico Tourism Department by writing for the magazine and the website, managing sections in the magazine and the corresponding categories online, developing feature stories and packages, developing and editing writers, managing assignments and deadlines, and fact checking and proofreading finished copy. The incumbent in this position will cultivate relationships on behalf of New Mexico Magazine and represent New Mexico Magazine at events.  This position shares responsibility for the production of the True Adventure Guide, and NMTD partner co-op content. This role will support social media efforts, areas of digital growth, and the development of sponsored content.

This position closes June 15, 2021.

  • Why does the job exist?

    The Senior Editor supports NMTD by writing for the magazine and the web site, managing sections in the magazine and the corresponding categories online, developing feature stories and packages, developing and editing writers, managing assignments and deadlines, and fact checking and proofreading finished copy. The incumbent in this position will cultivate relationships on behalf of New Mexico Magazine and represent New Mexico Magazine at events.  This position shares responsibility for the production of the True Adventure Guide, and NMTD partner co-op content. This role will support social media efforts, areas of digital growth, and the development of sponsored content.

    How does it get done?

    Responsible for working with writers, authors, editors and CEO of New Mexico Magazine to develop stories and content that will attract readers and visitors to the State of New Mexico.  New Mexico Magazine is a travel/leisure magazine and the content created should focus on how to travel and enjoy New Mexico.

    Who are the customers?

    The readers of New Mexico Magazine, prospective New Mexico visitors and the NMTD.

    Ideal Candidate

    A degree in Journalism or English preferred.
    Experience in Newspaper/Magazine/Online publishing preferred.
    Experience in travel writing preferred.
    Experience in Chicago Style preferred.
    Knowledge and experience with Content Management Systems.
    Knowledge and experience with InDesign and/or InCopy.

    Minimum Qualification

    Bachelor's degree in any field and two (2) years of experience in print media publishing to include writing and/or editing.