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EDITOR - Equipment Today

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AC Business Media, a leader in driving brand awareness and preference through partnerships with its clients, is seeking an Editor who is responsible for ensuring the acting as brand editorial lead for both equipment/construction markets.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Act as brand editorial lead for both equipment/construction market.

  • Write articles, product write-ups, blogs and more for both print and online.

  • Assign out and manage contributed content for both print and online.

  • Spearhead monthly production process for both publications, including working with Production Manager, Art Director and more.

  • Manage website by updating content and adding events, webinars and more.

  • Produce high-value content.

  • Manage e-newsletters and social media channels.

  • Monitor Parse.ly data to determine keywords to use within stories as well as digital content for the asphalt and pavement markets.

  • Collaborate with ACBM’s managing editor as well as other editors within the Construction content team to identify and share content.

  • Work with Editorial Advisory Board to receive contributed content, discuss trends and more.

  • Oversee awards programs and work with Content Director and Sales team to continue improving processes, etc.

  • Work with Content Director to identify top industry topics, create annual editorial calendar, update digital media kit and more.

  • Help manage content for ForConstrutionPros.com, including but not limited to contributed content, case studies, posting of news and events and more.

  • Moderate podcast series, video production podcasts and other webinars/seminars.

  • Attend tradeshows/conferences and other industry events.

  • Repurpose content for different forms of media.

 

You’re a great fit for this role if you have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus three years managing a brand, program, or event, or five years of experience writing articles and/or news, as well as advanced editing, plus three years managing a brand, program, or event

  • Passionate, articulate, positive, and highly motivated to win

  • Demonstrated track record of consistently meeting and/or exceeding goals

  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong professional relationships

  • Experience making decisions that impact the organization’s operations, revenue and reputation

  • Excellent critical thinking/analytical skills and ability

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to adjust communication style appropriately to meet the needs of the audience

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Ability to analyze data, draw appropriate conclusions and recommend solutions

  • Ability to succeed in a transformative business through self-motivation and vision

  • Ability to be client-focused and quality-driven

  • Ability to exhibit integrity in work product and in interactions with clients, ACBM personnel and other stakeholders

  • Ability to identify, develop and manage talent successfully

  • Ability to hold one’s self accountable for actions, successes, and failures

  • Ability to be flexible in the work environment and willing and able to adapt to changing organizational needs

  • Ability to operate in an open, honest and forthright manner in order to build and maintain relationships with a diverse population

  • Ability to manage multiple projects through successful completion within set timelines

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Ability to effectively work both independently and cooperatively as part of a team

  • Ability to successful manage a team and promote change within an organization

  • Ability to be flexible in the work environment and willingness and ability to adapt to changing organizational needs

  • Ability to travel overnight at least 25% of time

  • Demonstrated computer and software skills required; proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and databases

Besides a competitive salary, AC Business Media offers and generously contributes to health, dental, vision, life, long-term and short-term disability. We offer a 401(k), generous paid time off, a dynamic team environment and the ability to work in our historic office in Ft. Atkinson WI (located between Milwaukee and Madison WI) or remotely.