QDMA Seeks Managing Editor
The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Managing Editor, a staff position in the Communications Department. This is a full-time, salaried position based at the QDMA National Office near Athens, Georgia.
Education & Experience
Bachelors degree in journalism or a related communications field and two or more years of paid experience in writing, editing, or other communications.
Duties & Responsibilities
QDMAs Managing Editor will assist the Editor in producing all of QDMAs communications, including Quality Whitetails magazine and other publications, the QDMA Web site, e-mail newsletters, social media, and press communications. Duties will include:
-Editorial planning and research
-Writing articles and blogs and creating other multi-media content
-Managing freelance article and photo contributions
-Photography and videography
-Press release writing
-Excellent writing and editing skills
-Excellent research, fact-checking and reporting skills
-Extensive deer hunting experience
-Knowledge of the QDM philosophy
Preferred Knowledge & Skills
-Proficiency with desktop publishing software such as QuarkXpress or InDesign
-Proficiency in digital photography (video and still)
-Experience with Photoshop
-Strong social media experience (Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, etc.)
-Awareness of and strong personal support for QDMAs mission
-Solid understanding/appreciation of hunting and wildlife conservation
-Flexible, adaptable and able to work in a team environment
-Strong attention to detail and able to multi-task effectively
QDMA National Headquarters near Athens, Georgia.
Salary & Benefits:
QDMA offers competitive vacation, health care, and retirement benefits. Salary commensurate with skills and qualifications.
November 15, 2011, or until filled.
Send cover letter, resume and references to:
Lindsay Thomas Jr., Director of Communications
P.O. Box 160
Bogart, GA 30622
The QDMA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on age, gender, race, or religion.
The man who really counts in the world is the doer, not the mere critic. ~Roosevelt