Book Editor - Fodor's Travel
For 80 years, Fodor’s Travel has been a trusted resource offering expert travel advice for every stage of a traveler’s trip. We hire local writers who know their destinations better than anyone else, allowing us to provide the best travel recommendations for all tastes and budget in over 6,500 worldwide destinations. And we deliver our expertise in every format that travelers need, from print guidebooks and eBooks, to Fodors.com and our mobile apps, even across our social media platforms. Together, our products make it possible for every trip to be a trip of a lifetime.
We are currently seeking an editor, who will be responsible for a variety of domestic and international travel destinations, overseeing and directing the quality and scope of Fodor's print publications.
Among Other Tasks, You Will:
- Independently plan, launch, and commission a variety of print and/or digital destination updates.
- Find and hire writers, edit copy, and oversee editorial freelancers.
- Review book passes.
- Follow and be aware of travel industry and destination trends.
- Represent Fodor's at travel industry events.
Other requirements include: strong research and communication skills, an understanding of the requirements of multi-platform content, familiarity with a CMS, and willingness to participate in social media such as Twitter and Instagram.
Our ideal candidate will have at least three years of editorial experience in print publising, ideally including experience with travel guidebooks; be an entrepreneurial problem-solver who understands the importance of keeping projects on budget and on schedule. The ability to recruit excellent writers around the world is essential to success in this position; having good working relationships with writers and tourism officials in major destinations around the world is a plus.
In Addition, They Will Be
- Excellent writers who can also edit and improve the work of others.
- Proficient with grammar and punctuation.
- Equally good at editing and administration.
- Have the ability to multitask efficiently.
- Be able to inspire staff.
- Team-oriented, willing to pitch in whenever and wherever they are needed.
- Passionate about travel.
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