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Associate Editor
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Babcox Media | Akron, OH
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Job Description

Babcox Media Inc, an Akron, Ohio-based B2B print, digital and video media company with concentration in the automotive aftermarket, powersports, performance, collision, commercial fleet, engine building and tire industries, is seeking a full time Associate Editor for its print and digital properties. In this role, the Associate Editor is an essential part of a fast moving content team. This position is responsible for, but not limited to: day to day writing, editing and proofing editorial content, and playing a key role in its management and delivery; supporting the editorial, art and production process to ensure standards and deadlines are met; support for copy editing and proofreading functions to ensure that their respective publication is factually and grammatically correct, and some project management.

Job Requirements:

  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications or similar;
  • One to 3 years of entry-level professional service, including writing, reporting, copyediting, design and layout (B2B media and/or agency experience a plus).
  • Positive interpersonal skills and professionalism; Strong interviewing skills required;
  • Ability to contribute as a team player as well as work independently;
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written);
  • Excellent attention to editorial detail;
  • Creative problem-solving skills;
  • Solid experience currently working with digital content and social media;
  • Experience in video production a plus;
  • Ability to travel;
  • Ability to meet stringent deadlines;
  • Must be computer proficient: WordPress; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, etc.) for Mac;
  • Automotive interest is highly recommended;
  • Knowledge and experience in B2B media helpful, but not required.

Babcox Media offers competitive salary and benefit packages as well as a creative work environment. Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Babcox Media, Inc., to the attention of Barbara Kimbrew at (see below). No phone calls please.


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About Babcox Media

Quality has always been a hallmark of Babcox Publications. For more than 80 years, our commitment to bringing our readers and advertisers the highest level of quality publications has never wavered and continues to expand each year. Babcox not only delivers nationally recognized, award-winning business-to-business magazines that cover virtually every aspect of the automotive aftermarket, but we also provide real-world solutions for even the most complex marketing communication issues. Home to the industry's most distinguished and respected magazines, Babcox is committed to journalistic integrity, influential reporting and superior design. Each magazine is staffed by experienced, award-winning editors, writers and graphic designers , an extraordinary ensemble of talent unmatched by any other automotive aftermarket publishing company. Every issue of our magazines features targeted, compelling articles, perceptive commentary and insightful analysis that reflect our intimate knowledge of the industry , the kind of focused information our readers expect and use every day. Babcox magazines feature the industry's highest level of circulation quality. Our BPA-audited titles are targeted to the key decision-makers within their specific business segment, and are subject to strict annual audits to verify that they hit the mark.