Senior Editor - Spaces MagazineThe Kansas City Star
The Senior Editor is responsible for the vision and direction of the content of Spaces KC magazine. The editor works with the magazine content team (Associate Editors) to identify trends to feature in both the magazine and on the website. The Senior Editor is responsible for the art direction and design of the magazine.
Spaces KC magazine is an upscale, lifestyle magazine that publishes 10 times annually. Spaces magazine features highlight the latest trends in fashion, beauty, fine dining and home decorating.
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Visionary for the magazine and the Spaces brand. Takes ownership of the editorial direction & visual content for all products associated with the brand (ie email newsletters, branded content opportunities, Sunday Spaces).
Member of a magazine content team that will collaborate on ideas, direction and content for all of the magazine publications (Ink, Spaces KC & KC Weddings).
Work with the magazine content team to determine the content for each publication.
Work with Advertising Photographer to schedule photo shoots. Provide or assign with art direction.
Develop a pool of freelance writers who have an expertise on regular magazine features.
Responsible for the layout and art direction.
Responsible for getting files sent to the printer.
Meeting deadlines set by the magazine content team to ensure enough time for writing, editing, design and printing/production.