Editor Position Open at AAA

Contact: Peter Crescenti, editor-in-chief of Car & Travel magazine at pcrescenti@aaany.com

Job Title: Editor
Job Duration: Full Time
Company or Publication Name: AAA New York

About Your Company: AAA New York employs over 600 and is the local AAA affiliate in this area. A not-for-profit organization of automobile owners, it serves nearly 1.5 million members in 22 counties in New York State, including the five counties in New York City, Dutchess, Nassau, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester, Oneida, Herkimer, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego and Schoharie.

Job Requirements or Qualifications: Under the supervision of the Director of Public Information, write, research, assign and edit automotive, traffic safety and transportation stories, essays and other contributions to the Club’s monthly Car and Travel magazine. Rewrite, make changes for clarity, request changes from freelance writers, fact-check and format documents for use in publishing software. Proofread content of the Club’s magazine. Research story ideas using online and print sources and promotional materials. Help plan annual editorial calendar. Evaluate freelance story suggestions.

Bachelors’s degree equivalency required with 3 to 5 years of relevant experience including writing, editing, proofreading and making editorial assignments. Requires familiarity with Microsoft Word, and Internet searching. Detailed knowledge of grammar and of proofreading marks. Knowledge of magazine production processes and journalism standards.

Required Skills: Copy editing, Editing (text, not copy editing), Research, Writing

Salary: Under $50,000
Benefits: 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Category: B2B Publishing, Magazine Publishing, Other Publishing, member organization
Job Location: Garden City, NY USA