Assistant Editor — Print and Digital Content Management; Production Machining

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Gardner Business Media is seeking one full-time Assistant Editor for its industrial business magazine Production Machining and its associated media platforms, including This entry-level position requires an organized, motivated individual with strong editing skills and knowledge of AP style. Writing, editing and project management experience is a must, and mechanical or technical interest/aptitude is a plus.

This position is located in Cincinnati, Ohio, and offers comprehensive benefits, a friendly, family-oriented work environment and possibility for career growth.

The Assistant Editor responsibilities include:

  • Researching, compiling, and promoting news and technical articles
  • Editing press releases and entering content into our proprietary content management system
  • Manage editorial production deadlines.
  • Collaborate with the editors, sales team and creative department on production of the magazine, newsletters and associated web properties.
  • Edit all content for accuracy, clarity, and AP and Gardner style.
  • Work with creative/design department on layouts—including images, article length, etc.
  • Help manage various social media accounts using Sendible.
  • Perform other editorial duties as needed, including photo and article research, fact checking, proofreading marketing materials, and handling permissions.
  • Attending events on behalf of the magazine (some travel may be required)

Qualifications include:

  • Four-year college degree or university program with at least 1 year of experience in a writing, editing or project management position; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of AP Style with superior copy editing, proofreading, writing and grammar skills.
  • Familiarity with content management systems such as Wordpress.
  • Experience with InDesign and Microsoft Office programs.
  • Familiarity with social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn). Social media management software experience is a plus.
  • Video editing and production experience is a plus.
  • Excellent writing, developmental editing and communication skills.
  • Organization skills with attention to detail.
  • Cooperative, enthusiastic attitude.

Gardner Business Media, based in Cincinnati, Ohio, is a global media company creating magazines and websites that provide deep-dive features and industry news, plus market research and events covering leading-edge manufacturing technologies such as 3D printing and automation. We are family-friendly, with flexible work hours and progressive management that values self-driven work and dedication over micro-management. Alert and ready for the changes reshaping media, we are seeking team members who will be ready to take us to the next level in immersive media experiences.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and relevant samples of work and/or portfolio addressed to Kate Hand, Director of Content and Web at