Style Editor

Publications Bonita Springs, Florida


Description

                                                                                      Style Editor

Gulfshore Life
seeks a Style Editor to join the team as we continue to elevate and evolve our iconic brand.

 Who We Are: Established in 1970, Gulfshore Life is a luxury lifestyle publication that covers the people, places and culture of Southwest Florida (Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties). We produce 12 issues a year, in addition to several special edition publications.

Before applying, please take a look at some of our recent issues to get a feel for our brand: https://www.gulfshorelife.com/issues-archive/

 

Your Role: As Style Editor, you’ll have a key role in producing the annual HOME publication; Gordon Drive, our ultraluxury annual; and the monthly home and fashion sections and related features.

You love fashion, architecture and interior design; have a sharp eye for modern design; and can identify trends and think strategically to develop stories that inspire readers. You’ll scout homes; meet with designers; frequent local shops; and pitch, write and/or edit everything from short write-ups to market pages to longform narratives. The ideal candidate is a strong writer and obsessive about reporting. You stalk your favorite designers and brands on social media and are constantly scouring design and fashion publications and sites.

Above all, you’re a team player, eager to collaborate with others, and able to work across platforms and departments to produce the best content for our readers. Experience at a luxury publication/brand is preferred.

 What You’ll Do

  • Pitch and produce (assign, edit, write) stories to run in print and online
  • Build and maintain home + fashion brand relationships; forge strong relationships between GL and architects, designers, builders and other home professionals, as well as local fashion designers and boutiques
  • Keep tabs on design trends; tour homes in search of exclusive features; develop new, creative ways to cover fashion and design
  • Stay on top of the local home, shopping and beauty beats
  • Collaborate with the art team to source photography and produce strong visuals for your stories
  • Help develop lineups
  • Fact-check and proof layouts
  • Assist with other publications and sections as needed
  • Represent the brand at events
  • Assist with hiring and managing interns

 

Desired Skills & Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience: 5+ years of post-grad experience in journalism, preferably in the home design or fashion space
  • Deep, relevant experience as a journalist, editor and editorial manager
  • Excellent writing, reporting and editing skills
  • Command of AP Style; strong copyediting and fact-checking skills
  • Strong editorial eye for style and forward-thinking design
  • Ability to balance daily deadlines with longer-lead stories
  • Organized and deadline-driven
  • Passionate about home decor, interior design, fashion and beauty

 

If this sounds like you, please send your cover letter, resume, salary requirements and clips or link to portfolio to [email protected] with the subject “GL Style Editor.” This is a full-time position based in our office in Bonita Springs, Florida. Southwest Florida is often praised as being one of the healthiest and happiest places in the world with miles of white-sand beaches and a dynamic community.

 

Gulfshore Life embraces inclusivity and values our diverse community. We are committed to building a team based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

Please be aware of fraudulent recruiters offering opportunities at Gulfshore Life. Note that any correspondence with a member of the Gulfshore Life recruiting team will come from a @gulfshorelife.com address. If you are in conversations about a job opportunity and wish to confirm its validity, please reach out directly to [email protected]

Send resumes to: [email protected]

 

Southwest Florida is often praised as being one of the healthiest and happiest places in the world with miles of white-sand beaches and a dynamic community. Broadcast Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are a drug-free and smoke-free environment.