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Editor

Position Summary

Pace, North America’s leading independent brand storytelling agency, is seeking an experienced Editor to join our team in Dallas, TX. The Editor assists in the creation of assets as an editor and/or writer. This role reports to the Associate Creative Director.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Write and edit all content types for print, digital and social channels
  • Line edit (first pass) of copy and assets before forwarding to top editor; R1 and R2
  • Craft unique, emotionally-driven, audience-centric stories
  • Participate in brainstorms and ideation sessions
  • Advocate for and participate in the creative process
  • Collaborate with Art peers
  • Collaborate and share ideas and best practices with Editor peers across the organization
  • Manage and mentor Associate Editors and Interns, ensuring that their work is on brand and on strategy
  • Continually evolve an understanding of SEO best practices
  • Engage on a regular basis with workflow tool
  • Contribute to editorial planning and content idea development
  • Assist in the creation of creative team slides in PowerPoint as a part of larger presentation decks
  • Understand brand guidelines for assigned work
  • Generate, assign and edit magazine features of varying lengths, formats and styles (profiles, trends, service packages, etc.)
  • Maintain relationships with our stable of freelance writers and cultivate relationships with new writers
  • Demonstrate the ability to diagnose flaws in story structure, tone and exposition, and address them with writers without compromising their voice and style
  • Write compelling feature-style headlines
  • Generate ideas and write copy for shorter, front-of-the-book magazine departments on topics ranging from food and cocktails to hotels and shops

Job Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism or a related field

Experience: 3-5 years of experience as an editor in a fast-paced environment (working at a content/media agency and working in a digital environment are highly preferred).

Skills:

  • Exceptional writing/edit skills and a high attention to detail
  • Ability to curate, create and publish content from start to finish
  • Strong storytelling skills
  • Ability to conduct interviews and report the story arc
  • Organized self-starter and independent worker
  • Proficient with CMS systems

 

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This job is in our Dallas office