Associate Editor – ‘Landscape Management’ at North Coast Media

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Regularly confers with editor-in-chief and other staff members to formulate publication strategies, plan production, and discuss topics for self-generated articles and other projects.
  • Assists in coordinating the editorial workflow, quality control, and shipping processes for assigned publications, supplements, and other special projects.
  • Is cognizant of reader and advertiser needs and works in partnership with sales staff to meet both sets of needs without compromising editorial integrity.
  • Conducts research; copyedits manuscripts as needed; proofreads prepared galleys of text and figures; writes columns, articles, product and literature sections, news, and miscellaneous copy as appropriate; participates in monthly quality checks prior to shipping;
  • Develops, maintains, and utilizes knowledge of industry and trends, competitive environment, and editorial vision.
  • Establishes and maintains positive professional relationships with authors, industry experts, and other internal and external contacts.
  • Participates in reader and industry research, keeping abreast and ahead of anticipated market needs and changes, and works with editorial staff to adjust strategy of publication(s) accordingly.
  • May attend industry conferences, trade shows, and other events, representing the publication and the Company as required.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Four-year degree in Journalism, English, Communications or other relevant field or commensurate experience.
  • Demonstrated competency in use of editing and proofreading skills to resolve stylistic, grammatical, and form of written material.
  • Proficiency with desktop publishing word processing software, website content management systems and social media tools.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work in a deadline oriented environment.
  • Industry and trade show experience preferred.

Key Success Attributes:

  • Demonstrates flexibility; can re-define role as needed and adapt to change.
  • Seeks continuous mastery of new technical and business knowledge and encourages the same in others.
  • Interacts professionally and appropriately within a variety of cultures and situations while attending trade shows, conferences, and performing other company-related assignments.
  • Performs research from various sources, identifies essential information, grasps implications, prioritizes, reorganizes, and applies.
  • Demonstrates assertiveness by approaching others and soliciting needed information.
  • Demonstrates the ability to identify and solve problems quickly, decisively, and independently.
  • Shares information, cooperates with others, and is comfortable participating as a part of a team.

To apply, please send resume and clips to Debbie Pipik at

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