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FEATURES EDITOR AND DEPUTY FEATURES EDITOR

Job Department: 
Magazine and Online Editorial Team

Help develop the in-depth stories that anchor the magazine. We're looking for a team of editors to put together stories that explore a more complex representation of Asian America that is missing from most media. They can be serious, they can be funny, but most of all they are enlightening and well-crafted for both print and web. We prefer that our editors be landlocked to the San Francisco Bay Area (though consideration is extended to those living elsewhere). Blog columnists and staff writers, however, may work remotely.

General Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • MANDATORY attendance at editorial meetings, every other week for 2 hours. Can attend virtually if not based in the Bay Area

  • Help determine overall editorial direction of the magazine, and themes for each issue

  • Brainstorm story ideas that fit within those themes

  • Recruit freelance writers and work closely with them to meet deadlines

  • Edit stories from 300 to 3,000 words

  • Fact-check copy

  • Work with art department to request or suggest art for stories you are editing

  • Proofread

Knowledge and Skills: 
  • Proven editing and professional journalism experience

  • Able to snarl at bad copy and rewrite the lead five times -- each one better than the last

  • Basic copy editing skills (Knowledge of AP Style a plus)

  • Loves to spell check

  • Plans life around deadlines

  • Can wear multiple hats and pick up the slack

  • Post-identity politicked

  • Down for the cause but not obsessed by it

  • Not easily offended or dissuaded by hard-asses

  • Loves culture, your momma and self (not in that order)

How to Apply: 

Those interested in any of the editorial/magazine positions should send the following materials:

  • a letter of interest
  • resume
  • three writing samples

Send your application to Michele Carlson, Managing Editor, at michele[dot]carlson[at]hyphenmagazine[dot]com with the subject "Editorial Team Position."