We want your skills on our team.
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
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.
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
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
Benefits: Medical/HSA/401K/LTD/AD&D/Life Ins./Dental/PTO/Vision
Compensation: Highly Competitive