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Managing Editor, USA Hockey Magazine

By USA Hockey, 08/26/22, 12:00PM MDT

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Oversee the day-to-day operations of the world's most widely circulated hockey publication

Job Title: Managing Editor, USA Hockey Magazine
Department: Communications
Reports To: Director, Content
Basic Function: Oversee the day-to-day operations of the world's most widely circulated hockey publication and supporting digital platforms.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING:

  • Develop a season-long editorial menu, assign stories, secure photography, write, edit and proofread USA Hockey Magazine. The publication reaches a membership in excess of 600,000 and is published 10 times annually by USA Hockey, the National Governing Body for the sport of hockey in the United States.
  • Coordinate visual content and graphic design with magazine's art director.
  • Work closely with magazine publisher and USA Hockey marketing department to determine sales opportunities and editorial/advertising pagination. 
  • Oversee management of pre-press operations, printing, postage and distribution.
  • Maintain USA Hockey Magazine's various social media platforms, including the production of podcast interviews as well as regular updates on USAHockeyMagazine.com.
  • Monitor fiscal activity within the magazine; work with director of content in management of annual operating budget.
  • Work closely with the director of content in coordination of all aspects of the publication.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, English, public relations, communications or related field.
  • Minimum of three years full-time, professional experience. An emphasis is placed on experience gained while working on publications.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, including knowledge of AP style.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to interact comfortably with USA Hockey national office staff, USA Hockey membership and the general public.
  • Strong base of familiarity with all phases of print and electronic publishing.
  • Knowledge of all areas of ice hockey, including youth, girls, adult, disabled and international is a plus.
  • Willingness to travel, including international travel.
  • High motivation, well-organized, and ability to multi-task.
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premiere, InDesign), content management systems, HTML, and social media applications.

SALARY: $60,000-$65,000. This is a full-time position. Benefits include health/dental/vision insurance, vacation/sick time, and 403B matching after six months.

AVAILABILITY: Position available immediately at USA Hockey's national headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo. This is not a remote position.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply, email a letter of application, current resume, work samples, and a list of three references with contact information in one .pdf file to jobs@usahockey.org with the job title (Managing Editor, USA Hockey Magazine) in the subject line.

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