It’s not often we come across a job ad fitting both the skills of journalists and the interests of IT workers, but we’re presenting you with one of those rare gems below. What’s more fascinating is that this ad is for a position within our own parent company, International Data Group (IDG). Here are more details on this exciting opportunity:
Associate Editor — Star Wars Insider (GMG)
Location: Oakland, Calif.
Star Wars Insider is a unit of IDG Entertainment, the leading publisher of magazines and online sites. Star Wars Insider is seeking candidates for the position of Associate Editor.
First and foremost, all candidates must have extensive knowledge of Star Wars, including films, collectibles, books and comics (to include Expanded Universe events), and interactive games.
Job duties will include, but are not limited to, ensuring delivery of accurate, consistent and creative editorial copy throughout the publication, writing feature stories, covering product releases from licensed companies, proofreading articles, participating in strategic editorial meetings, and attending related events.
Candidates must have a minimum of two years’ editorial experience in journalism and publishing, and have had their work published. Excellent analytical, organizational, writing, editing and verbal communication skills are a must.
Please send samples/ URLs and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please. Please indicate Star Wars Insider Associate Editor in the subject line when applying to this position.