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Assistant Editor - Utah Business Magazine Erie

Deseret News Publishing Company

Deseret News Publishing Company Erie PA United States

2 months ago

Our company is committed to being trusted voices of light and truth reaching hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

Utah Business is the leading publication for executives and entrepreneurs in Utah. Our print and digital publications reach millions of readers and feature award-winning, investigative journalism on the business and tech industries at the forefront of Utah's economy...

Utah Business is looking for an assistant editor who can assist our editorial team in writing, assigning, and editing stories for our print and digital publications. UB editors are active members of the business community and are expected to meet and engage with executives, entrepreneurs, contributors and investors on a regular basis-as well as keep a pulse on developing business stories.

The assistant editor will be a part of Utah Business' editorial team and be responsible for actively pursuing stories, engaging with the community, and being the face of Utah Business at events when necessary. We are looking for someone who can self-motivate, be creative, and go above and beyond to make this position even more amazing than we think it can be!

Job requirements

Write 3-5 stories per month

Edit upwards of 20 stories per month

Pitch and assign writing projects to freelance writers

Manage social media

Host virtual webinars, roundtables, and other speaking events

Attend business events, network with influential business leaders, and keep a pulse on the business community in Utah


2-4 years experience in magazine writing and editing, or journalism
Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, English, Communications or related field
Familiarity with basic business concepts or experience writing on a business beat preferred

Our team
You will join an energetic group of colleagues who aspire to the best processes for development that fit our team. Our team members don't take themselves too seriously, but we are serious about working together as digital innovators.

Our culture
Culture is a very important part of Utah Business. We look for people who exhibit and exemplify our Cultural Beliefs:
• Think Audience - I understand and engage our audiences.
• Build Trust - I share my best, respect my colleagues and expect others to do the same.
• Be One - I collaborate to build a unified, world-class team.
• Align Daily - I align my efforts daily with our Key Results.
• Own It - I continually ask, "What else can I do to achieve our results?" and refuse to blame others.
• Go Big - I inform and influence the world in a way no one else does.
Our company
Founded in 1986, Utah Business provides award-winning, in-depth journalism on the tech and entrepreneurial businesses at the forefront of the Beehive state's thriving economy. Our magazine, website and newsletters reach top executives across the state, and our live and in-person events provide deep-dive access into the people and industries shaping our future.
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