Power Automedia (www.powerautomedia.com) a leading digital media company in the automotive industry, has an opening for a Managing Editor to maintain daily operations for the editorial department. This position is based in Temecula (Murrieta), California, and will report to the Director of Operations while collaborating with the Director of Content & Strategy.
About the Company.
Power Automedia (PAM) is a different kind of company. We believe in creating the best automotive content, to fuel the magic of the automobile. We believe in helping people achieve their dreams by building something special. We champion the automotive digital media revolution by producing innovative websites and immersive automotive videos.
About the Job.
The Managing Editor will focus his/her efforts on workplace efficiency and making sure trains are running on time within the department. The Managing Editor will collaborate regularly with the Director of Operations and the Director of Content & Strategy to achieve these goals. The Managing Editor will help the department’s trains run on time and provide the team with the resources, check-ins, and know-how for success.
This is an opportunity to work in the automotive industry and be a Managing Editor for one of the industry’s leading companies. It’s also an opportunity to help us improve and refine our digital magazines and build a superior online automotive publishing platform. We also have a blast, love our jobs, and like to work hard (and play as well). You should too. As a Managing Editor, you need to be comfortable holding your team accountable to meet deadlines and quality requirements. We’re looking for someone passionate and optimistic about doing great things, yet grounded and experienced enough to push through challenges.
Freelance cultivation and onboarding
Working with editors to ensure story deadlines are met
Training editorial staff
Travel planning for event coverage
Assisting with Director of Operations on department procedures and workflow efficiency
Managing magazine about us and project vehicle updates
Reviewing expense reports
Some staff attendance oversight
Review deadline and production goals through weekly performance reports
Skills & Experience.
Expert Level Skill & Experience (3 Years) in:
Managing/working with teams of 5+
Journalism, English, or related background
Medium-Level Skill & Experience (1-3 Years) in:
Some working knowledge of:
Willing to commute or relocate to Temecula, CA
Motor oil dripping from veins
You are fast-paced, have lots of energy, and are truly willing to put in hard work.
Comfortable holding others to deadlines
Managing Editor is measured on the continual improvement of staff’s production outcomes and deadline efficiency. Success criteria include:
Editorial deadlines are being met
A strong freelance roster with high caliber individuals that editors utilize
A staff that has the know-how, training, and working knowledge to execute their job successfully
Trains are running on time
Leadership and people skills required to motivate and inspire creative people
Experience and Education Required
Bachelor’s degree a plus
3+ years of managing teams in a creative or high pace setting
Competitive salary, a Macbook Pro, paid time off, fun work environment, flexible hours, health/dental insurance.