Managing Editor

Sedalia Democrat   Sedalia, MO   Full-time     Publishing
Posted on June 20, 2024

The Sedalia Democrat and Warrensburg Star-Journal are award winning newspapers in west central Missouri. We are approximately 70 miles from the Kansas City Metro area.

We are seeking a talented Managing Editor to oversee our editorial team and ensure the timely delivery of high-quality content. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in technical and creative writing, possess exceptional editing skills, and be proficient in various writing styles.

**Duties:**

- Manage and lead the editorial team in creating engaging and informative content

- Edit, proofread, fact-check, and ensure all content meets quality standards

- Develop and implement editorial guidelines to maintain consistency in style and tone

- Conduct research to support content creation and ensure accuracy

- Collaborate with writers, designers, and other team members to produce compelling content

- Oversee the publication schedule and meet deadlines consistently

**Experience:**

- Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or related field

- Proven experience as an editor or managing editor in a publishing environment

- Proficiency in Word processing software and familiarity with AP Style

- Strong communication skills to effectively convey feedback and ideas

- Ability to multitask, prioritize assignments, and work efficiently under pressure

**Skills:**

- Technical writing

- Style adherence

- Effective communication

- Editing proficiency

- Research abilities

- Creative writing skills

- Word processing expertise

- Proofreading accuracy

- Fact-checking capabilities

This is a full-time position with opportunities for professional growth. If you meet the qualifications above and are passionate about producing high-quality content, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Equal Opportunity Employer