Associate Editor

Job description

This is a remote role based in the US

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About the Role:

Convenience Store News is seeking an associate editor with a high level of interest in the convenience store industry, who can create quality, insightful content and aid in its amplification across our print, digital, and event platforms.

As associate editor, you will be part of an award-winning content creation team dedicated to informing, inspiring, and educating the markets we serve through a multiplatform approach. If you have a keen interest in business, an enterprising nature, and razor-sharp attention to detail, the Convenience Store News Associate Editor role is a great way to learn new things, work with interesting people, and advance your career.

Key Responsibilities: The Associate Editor’s top priority is creating high-quality content that resonates and is of value to an audience of retailers, suppliers, and solution providers involved in the convenience store industry. The associate editor is someone who:

  • Can identify, research, source, and write accurate and appropriately positioned articles in a fast-paced environment with daily deadlines.

  • Is skilled at working with digital tools to publish articles with relevant art and multimedia, create newsletters, and amplify content via social media platforms.

  • Is adept at multitasking, able to juggle several projects at once, including but not limited to news writing for, new products coverage, earnings call reports, longer-form articles for the magazine, social media postings, and video production.

  • Can own the category beats of packaged beverages and alcoholic beverages, staying abreast on trends and contributing insightful story ideas for print and online.

  • Develops and nurtures relationships with industry sources from the ecosystem of retailers, suppliers, and solution providers served by Convenience Store News.

  • Is a creative thinker willing to share ideas, risk failure, work hard and smart, and actively participate in editorial staff meetings and discussions of industry trends.

  • Looks forward to attending digital and in-person events (as needed), meeting new people, and discovering new product trends and business opportunities.

  • Can quickly adjust priorities when a big story breaks or major projects require a team effort.

Job requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or English preferred.

  • Relevant experience in B2B publishing is highly desired.

  • Excellent writing, proofreading, and communication skills are a must.

  • Basic image editing and video editing skills are a plus.

  • Experience with, or the ability to quickly learn, Drupal CMS system, Swiftmail e-newsletter creation platform, Hootsuite, Google tools, etc.

  • An enterprising attitude and service orientation to help those in the markets served by Convenience Store News be successful.

  • Occasional travel to proprietary events and industry conferences.

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