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Senior Food Editor & Recipe Developer

Grey Dog Media West Des Moines ,IA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Senior Food Editor & Recipe Developer

Under the overarching direction of the Editorial and Creative Director and the daily direction of the Test Kitchen Director works with Project Leads and other staff to successfully develop and produce recipes, text and other materials for Grey Dog Media projects.

RECIPES: Recipe Development & Oversight: Oversees recipe development and recipe writing for the magazine and/or product extensions, as assigned.

• Researches and pitches recipes and food stories

• Develops and tests recipes according to established method

• Writes recipes using correct style

• Verifies facts, dates and statistics using approved reference sources

• Read copy and proof to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation and syntax

• Delivers recipes to Test Kitchen Manager and Project Leads for review and approval

TEXT: Writes text (this may include food story outlines for Editorial Outlines or to be published text such as stories, underlines, blurbs, etc.) assigned by the Test Kitchen Director. This includes:

• Research and outline story, sidebars, recipe concepts, etc.

• Research food and lifestyle trends of interest to the assigned project’s audience and maintain files, resources, etc.

• Write stories, sidebars and other content

• Recast/rewrite and make copy edit changes to improve readability, as directed

• Verify facts, dates and statistics using approved reference sources

• Read copy and proof to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation and syntax

• Submit all text to Test Kitchen Director and/or Project Leads/CE/PR or other designee according to schedule

PHOTOGRAPHY: Assists with photography as assigned. This may include planning, propping, managing the kitchen/food shoots, advising the proper way to photograph food, etc.

• Prepares for photography days and works with the Test Kitchen Director, Project Leads, other staff in sharing responsibility for photo Shoots

• In conjunction with other staff maintains a clean and safe kitchen and studio work environment

 

Job Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism or related field and minimum 2 years
editorial experience

• A background in food editing

• Broad cooking experience is helpful

• Solid knowledge of English grammar

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

• Strong organizational and time-management skills
• Strong attention to detail

• Highly motivated with ability to work in a deadline-driven environment

• Ability to multitask

• Positive attitude

• Desire to work on a collaborative team with high standards

• In addition to text, work includes recipes, charts, captions and other devices

• Follow established style guides

• Ability to purchase and carry groceries

•Ability to clean and maintain test kitchen and/or oversee staff assigned to these tasks

 

Job Location: West Des Moines, Iowa

Position/Type: Full-Time/professional

Benefits: Medical/HSA/401K/LTD/AD&D/Life Ins./Dental/PTO/Vision

Compensation: Highly Competitive

Company Description
Grey Dog is a fast-paced, yet relaxed publishing house located in West Des Moines, Iowa, producing world-class custom media created to transform products, services or businesses into powerhouse brands. We offer a full benefits package, competitive salaries and great opportunities for advancement within the company.

Grey Dog Media

Why Work Here?

We are a fast moving, rapidly growing company with very rich benefits

Grey Dog is a fast-paced, yet relaxed publishing house located in West Des Moines, Iowa, producing world-class custom media created to transform products, services or businesses into powerhouse brands. We offer a full benefits package, competitive salaries, and great opportunities for advancement within the company.

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590 Market Street
West Des Moines, IA
USA

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