Mindful and mindful.org
Mindful, North America’s leading mindfulness publication, is seeking an Editor to help shape the relevance and brand value of our print and digital publications. This person will combine strong print management abilities and planning and story development skills with an ability to help set online strategy. The Editor, who reports to Mindful’s Editor-in-Chief, will be a guiding and motivating force for editorial staff and contributors and possess a deep commitment to helping cultivate and grow diverse talent.
Plan issues, editorial calendars, and yearly production schedule.
Take a lead role with the art director on overall issue design and concept development.
Recruit and engage a diverse group of high-quality freelance authors.
Direct and manage editors and contributing editors in the development of story ideas for both features and departments.
Review content prior to the copy-edit stage and review entire magazine at the proofing stage, and share top-editing duties with contributing editors.
Assist in creation and implementation of the Web strategy; contribute content to the site.
Contribute idea and expertise to other brand platforms.
Represent the brand through public appearance and speaking engagements.
At least 10 years of reporting and editing experience, including online
Demonstrated knowledge and interest in the field or related topic
Commitment to mentoring and diversifying the pool of writers working in mindfulness journalism
Experience in long-form editing and multimedia journalism
An extensive network of freelance writing contacts and experience working with contributors
See link for full posting and directions on how to apply.
Salary commensurate with experience. Mindful is a U.S. company with its main office based in Canada, but the job doesn’t have to be. We have staff remotely-based around the North American continent.
Deadline for Applications: July 6, 2018.