SENIOR WRITER

Sep 01 2017
HONOLULU Magazine |Honolulu|Full Time
Job Description

HONOLULU Magazine (www.HonoluluMagazine.com) is seeking an experienced Senior Writer to be the lead writer for the HONOLULU brand. This position will write major features and shorter pieces for the state's best-selling monthly magazine; pitch and write stories that delve into the strengths and challenges and make a difference in our diverse community; and provide relevant and useful information to our readers, in print and online. The Senior Writer will play an important role on a team that tells stories in compelling and innovative ways.

 

 
The Senior Writer will report to the HONOLULU Magazine Editor with the following job duties:
  • collaborate with the editor and editorial staff to plan story ideas
  • write articles of varying length and topics for HONOLULU, in print, digital, online and social media
  • maintain a social media presence as a member of the HONOLULU team and post social media content when needed
  • contribute content a needed including special sections, custom publications, digital and social media content, and videos
  • assist with research, editing and fact checking including copy editing and proofing for all platforms to meet our editorial standards for quality and accuracy
  • ensure that work is completed within the assigned editorial deadlines
  • do speaking engagements and media appearances in support of articles and to promote the HONOLULU Magazine brand as needed
  • other duties as needed
 
Requirements
  • bachelor's degree in journalism, english or equivalent professional work experience
  • minimum 5 years of professional reporting and writing experience
  • minimum 5 years of professional work experience in various storytelling techniques, including long and short stories, social meeting, compiling data for infographics, and writing online stories
  • a deep knowledge of Hawai'i, its history, current events, social issues and developing trends
To apply via our online staffing system (preferred method), click on the APPLY button on this posting and upload a resume, cover letter, and a minimum of 3 writing samples. Go to http://bit.ly/hnseniorwri​terjob