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Magazine Staff Writer

Flagship Publishing Fort Collins ,CO
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

*** Apply with cover letter, resume, story clips and three story pitches to careers@flagshippublishing.com by 12 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020. ***

Flagship Publishing is hiring a full-time Magazine Staff Writer in Windsor, Colorado, to help with the creation of three bimonthly statewide magazines: Colorado Life, Utah Life and Nebraska Life. Ideal candidates will have a portfolio of recent magazine or newspaper writing experience and will have a proven record of producing clean, entertaining copy in a fast-paced environment.

Flagship Publishing produces keepsake print magazines for loyal and passionate subscribers who live in our states. We don't write current-event news stories, blogs, tips, listicles or how-to articles. Instead, we publish entertaining and meaningful stories about people, communities, travel, history, food and nature in our states. We use lively, descriptive writing with anecdotes and colorful characters in a "narrative storytelling" style of journalism. We aim for every story to entertain our readers and help them understand life in their favorite state.

Applicants should supply a portfolio that shows a breadth of knowledge and an innate curiosity for the world around them. Include at least three well-developed story pitches in the categories of travel, personality profile and history for one or all of our states in your application.

Qualifications & Skills

  • 2+ years writing for publications, including pitching stories to editors and working with those editors on revisions
  • A demonstrated ability to adapt to writing styles and audiences
  • Interviewing skills
  • Print journalism
  • Magazine writing
  • Narrative storytelling
  • Associated Press Style
  • Bonus skill: Photography

Job Duties

  • Research and pitch story ideas for three states
  • Travel, interview and write department stories (200-400 words) and feature stories and packages (1,000-4,000 words)
  • Assist with proofing and copy editing
  • Other duties as assigned, assumed and developed

Benefits

The full-time position provides company-sponsored retirement, vacation, holidays, paid sick time, maternity leave and continuing education. There is opportunity for advancement – in pay and responsibilities – at our growing company, including promotion to assistant editor or editor positions for those who excel.

Company Description
We publish subscriber print magazines that explore the life and culture of our states – Colorado, Nebraska and Utah. We work hard, we help each other and we love our readers and advertisers who support us in our creative pursuits.

Flagship Publishing

Why Work Here?

We hire curious, creative, helpful and hardworking people who dream of making amazing magazines!

We publish subscriber print magazines that explore the life and culture of our states – Nebraska, Colorado and Utah. We work hard, we help each other and we love our readers and advertisers who support us in our creative pursuits.

Address

1180 W Ash St
Fort Collins, CO
USA

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