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Senior Writer

We are seeking a talented Senior Writer to research and write for Hy-Vee Seasons magazine, digital and web-based content as assigned by the Managing and Executive Editors. The ideal candidate is creative and has a knack for storytelling. They have a strong understanding of English grammar to markup proofs for change and can maintain deadlines and achieve client expectations.

Seasons Magazine is a cuisine & lifestyle monthly publication, featuring recipes developed by our very own test kitchen staff. Additionally, it features craft projects, Hy-Vee initiatives, and lifestyle content.

Please include your resume and portfolio

About Us

Grey Dog Media is a growing, national-award-winning creator and publisher of custom and consumer media. Our products include magazines, catalogs, books, websites, videos, commercials, and collateral. Grey Dog Media offers a friendly, professional workplace with remarkable opportunities for creative-skills development and career advancement.

Responsibilities:

  • Pitch and create story content for future issues

  • Work collaboratively with Art Directors and Managing/Executive Editors throughout the development process to produce the highest quality content

  • Research, outline, write, and edit content and ensure company and client style is followed

  • Work on content including text, recipes, charts, captions, and other devices

  • Participates in proofreads and marks proofs for changes

  • Work on organizational documents

  • Participate in the production of photography and other tasks to contribute to the production of content as assigned

Requirements:

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

Minimum: 3 years’ experience

  • Background in marketing and/or food a plus

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Solid knowledge of English grammar with excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and organize

  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude and thrive in a fast-paced work environment

  • Skilled in using reference resources

  • Must have knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Microsoft Office

  • Familiarity with standard style guides, such as the Chicago Manual

Job Location: West Des Moines, Iowa

Position/Type: Full-Time/professional

Benefits: Medical/HSA/401K/LTD/AD&D/Life Ins./Dental/PTO/Vision

Compensation: Highly Competitive