Magazine Editor-Freelance Part Time

Friends of Sound Horses (FOSH) is seeking a contract, freelance magazine editor.  FOSH is a 20+ year national nonprofit organization that supports and promotes gaited horses in all equine pleasures and disciplines.  FOSH offers a robust set of resources for the gaited horse enthusiast whose needs are often not addressed in mainstream media or clubs.  FOSH is known for its work to end soring of Tennessee Walking Horses through publicity, media awareness and grassroots activism.

FOSH publishes a bimonthly online magazine of 24-36 pages.  Editor is responsible for complete production of The Sound Advocate using their own publishing software.

Candidate should be a motivated self-starter and enthusiastic about growing recognition of gaited horses and the FOSH mission.  Applicants should have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to write copy and edit submitted materials
  • Knowledge of social media platforms, such as FaceBook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Knowledge of horses:  welfare, disciplines, breeds, colors
  • Background in public relations, marketing journalism or a related field
  • An entrepreneurial spirit

Responsibilities include:

  • Complete editing, layout and production of bimonthly magazine
  • Follow up with writers and photographers regarding submissions
  • Research to develop ideas for articles
  • Developing social media messages
  • Writing occasional press releases
  • Development of opportunities for reprinting of Sound Advocate articles
  • Interviewing FOSH members, winners of FOSH awards, sound horse advocates and gaited horse enthusiasts

Please submit a cover letter, resume, sample work and fee requirements to tbippen1957@yahoo.com

 

 

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