Editorial

Senior Managing Editor

Do you have the skill of a storyteller, the efficiency of an editor on deadline, and the knowledge of a proven leader? Want to join a close-knit team of creative professionals responsible for producing award-winning digital and print content? D Custom, an award-winning Dallas-based content agency, is hiring a senior managing editor to oversee and contribute to daily editorial operations.

This job is an exciting opportunity that merges brand journalism, content marketing, and editorial planning. The topics covered are as diverse as the job’s duties. Whether it’s pharmaceuticals or the technology enterprise, our content must be creative, accurate, and strategic.

Responsibilities:

  • Write and edit with the tenacity of a true wordsmith.
  • Adapt to the voice, tone, and style of multiple clients.
  • Edit content from assignment to production.
  • Rapidly switch between multiple platforms and client projects.
  • Recruit and develop freelance talent.
  • Collaborate on deadlines with multiple departments.
  • Oversee fact-checking and quality-control measures.
  • Lead our team of managing editors.
  • Cultivate an exceptional pool of freelance talent.
  • Steer the direction of each client’s voice, tone, and style.
  • Implement agency-wide goals into departmental best practices.
  • Enforce accountability measures.
  • Bring innovative marketing ideas and approaches to the table.
  • Implement agency-wide goals into departmental best practices.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and five or more years of relevant editing experience.
  • Experience supervising one or more employees.
  • Excellent client-facing communication skills.
  • Proficient in AP Style and Adobe InCopy/InDesign.
  • Organized and creative with high attention to detail.
  • Proven track record of creating great content.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Please apply by sending a cover letter, resume, and link to writing samples. No phone calls please.

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  • Accepted file types: docx, doc, pdf, rtf, html, txt.
  • Accepted file types: docx, doc, pdf, rtf, html, txt.