For any writers or editors looking for work, here's a job ad that was forwarded to me by my friend Deborah Ager, Online Marketing and Ecommerce Strategist at Clickwisdom, who used to work at InvestorPlace Media (formerly known as Phillips Investment Resources).
InvestorPlace Media, LLC is looking for an energetic, flexible, hard working Managing Editor in our Newsletter Publishing Group. We have a 30+year history of growth and success and offer great benefits, convenient location and a stable work environment with great opportunity for advancement.
This is a great opportunity to work on our company's most successful franchise -- a highly visible position with great potential for those interested in a career in the financial services industry.
Ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years experience working on deadline with excellent writing and interpersonal skills. Candidate will be responsible for managing the editorial quality of our award-winning investment newsletters and websites, and will have a great opportunity to contribute to an industry leader in the fast-paced would of investment publishing. In addition to editing reports and marketing materials, the Managing Editor will perform research, and and must have excellent analytical and problem solving skills. There is ongoing interaction with senior investment advisors, financial, marketing and print production staff as well as freelance writers and outside vendors. The Managing Editor must also represent the company at occasional investment conferences as well as through subscriber correspondence.
Knowledge of InDesign helpful but not a requirement. Good interpersonal skills; effective and persuasive communicator. Excellent writing and editing skills. Experience with Dreamweaver and HTML is extremely helpful.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Human Resources at: email@example.com. Reference job code: ME.SM.GR in cover letter.
With questions, contact InvestorPlace Media directly. (They've also listed openings for Editor and Editorial Assistant.) If you're looking to hire a writer or editor, let us know. We're glad to post the job ad.
-- Leslie O'Flahavan