Senior Food Editor

  • Job Description:
    Location: Birmingham, AL Southern Living celebrates the best of life in the South, both in our content and through publications and programs that enrich the lives of millions of our devoted readers. As the signature Southern brand in the Time Inc. portfolio, Southern Living acts as the go-to resource, both in print and online, for people who love the Southern lifestyle. Created by a team of experts on Southern food, gardens, home design, travel, and style, SouthernLiving.com is the ultimate insiders' guide to life in the South. The job: The Senior Food Editor, will help shape the food & entertaining vision for Southern Living leading the charge at the signature Southern brand within the Time Inc. portfolio. This is a key role for an experienced food editor who is excited by the chance to mobilize a team around big ideas, projects, and packages. You will: • Pitch, package and produce seasonal food and entertaining stories across platforms and pillars for features, section leads and monthly columns and traffic-generating digital campaigns • Own and edit the food section of the magazine • Mentor junior staff in pitching, packaging, reporting and writing • Utilize your network of talented freelancers and tastemakers, finding creative, relevant angles for them to contribute to our brand • Work with our General Manager to monitor workflows, especially from the perspective of junior editors • Meet every deadline, every time - and work with junior staff to do the same • Generate multiple pieces of digital content every month You are: • Experienced magazine editor: You can map out 15 months of seasonal food content at a time. You are inspired by great packaging and come with the knowledge and experience needed to plan and pull off inspired packaging youYou willrself. You have superior editing, writing and reporting skills. • Leader with a vision: You take abstract ideas and transform them into compelling, robust packages. You are part diplomat, part project manager. You can motivate groups of people and bring them together to execute ambitious projects. You get things done. You enjoy teaching and mentoring. In a world where we're working on multiple things at once you help others determine what to prioritize and the most efficient way to stay on track. • Problem solver: When writers and editors come to you with issues, you identify solutions. You're always building and maintaining a network of on-the-ground sources that enable us to produce trustworthy food content through a proven community of insiders. • Ideas person: You are naturally creative and enjoy brainstorming and collaborating. When you look at a story in the headlines, you can envision how to approach it from additional, reader-focused angles. You also think bigger: packages, franchises, newsletters, partnerships and more. • Immersed: You come with a clear perspective and a deep interest in all things Southern Living with a specific interest in food. When we invite you in for an interview, we'll be able to feel your energy, enthusiasm, and interest.
  • Position: Other
  • Area of Focus: Other
  • City: Birmingham
  • Region: Other
  • Duration: Full-time
  • About Our Company: Time Inc. is one of the largest branded media companies in the world. The company reaches more than 130 million people globally each month across multiple platforms, with influential brands like Time, People, Sports Illustrated, InStyle, Real Simple, Travel + Leisure, Food & Wine and Wallpaper. Time Inc. is home to celebrated events and franchises including the Fortune 500, Time 100, People's Most Beautiful, Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year, Essence Festival in New Orleans and the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen.
  • Company: Time Inc.
  • Contact Address: 1271 Avenues Of America
  • Contact Email:swathisri.korada@timeinc.com
  • Contact Name: Swathi
  • How to Apply: Please click on the link below to apply: https://timeinc.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Careers/job/Alabama--Birmingham/Senior-Food-Editor_JR0000783/apply?source=SPD
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