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Editorial Project Manager

Sosland Publishing in Kansas City, MO, USA

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

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Editorial Project Manager

Sosland Publishing is seeking an Editorial Project Manager to contribute to and oversee the workflow of special and custom editorial projects. Duties include creating a content aggregation system to be shared across all Sosland publications, identifying compelling content ideas through the analysis of digital traffic and trends, developing opportunities for sponsored editorial webinars, establishing best practices for sharing content across various social media platforms and, most immediately, managing the production of all editorial content for the International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE).

Sosland Publishing is the official media provider for IBIE, a triennial show that draws more than 20,000 attendees and exhibitors from around the world. This nine-month project will begin in January 2019 and conclude shortly after the four-day show in September. Work includes the planning and management of all pre-show materials, onsite execution of all daily print and digital publications and any related post-show projects.

IBIE duties include:

· Support the Baking & Snack Editor and Publisher by successfully managing IBIE projects

· Delegate assignments for all IBIE products

· Set and maintain schedules and deadlines for editorial assignments and custom projects

· Create original IBIE editorial content for Sosland’s existing print and digital products

· Edit all IBIE content for quality, accuracy and style

· Work with IBIE show planners for editorial coverage and related custom projects

· Work directly with design staff on presentation of all pre-show and onsite publications

· Work with Baking & Snack editorial staff to coordinate cross-platform content

· Work with Sosland publishing staff on IBIE custom projects

· Travel as needed

Editorial Project Manager duties include:

· Identify trends and story ideas to drive audience engagement

· Create print and digital content to be used across platforms and publications

· Edit content for accuracy, quality and style

· Provide coverage for editorial staff during periods of high demand

· Act as liaison between Editorial and operational departments such as Circulation, Promotions, Wed Development and Design

· Develop best practices for cross-department functions and company-wide editorial initiatives

· Participate in the collection of content and data related to sponsored webinars

· Monitor editorial opportunities and deficiencies as they relate to content sharing and contributor assignments

Qualifications include:

· BS or BA in journalism or related field

· 3-5 years editorial experience (B2B editorial experience preferred)

· Experience navigating trade shows with an understanding of tactical logistics

· Experience creating print and digital content

· Ability to maximize digital and social media platforms

· Strong organizational and task management skills

· Decisive and creative problem-solving skills

· Ability to motivate, inspire and engage staff at all levels of the organization to meet deadlines

· Knowledge of food or baking industry a plus

Sosland Publishing

About Sosland Publishing:

Since 1922, food industry professionals have relied on Sosland publications for timely information, news and commentary. Our broad selection of print and digital offerings provide rich editorial content and interactive tools to support leaders in their efforts to strengthen the industry through innovative business decisions.

Company website:

Company address: 4801 Main Street Kansas City, MO 64112

Posted date: 18 days ago

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