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Desert Publications Inc. Editorial Assistant
Editorial Assistant - Desert Publications, Inc.
Desert Publications Inc. —publisher of Palm Springs Life, GuestLife New Mexico, Monterey Bay, and El Paso; Pebble Beach: The Magazine; and a growing portfolio of luxury lifestyle and destination magazines and websites seeks an editorial assistant to assist the editorial staff throughout the various stages of the editorial process, from conception to publication. The ideal candidate is organized and can focus on details (and doesn’t mind doing administrative work) while also being creative — having a flair for and interest in writing.
Duties: Administrative
  • Compile mailing lists of contributors (writers and photographers) per issue for mailing
  • Prepare contracts for writers and photographers under the direction of editors and art
  • Update Excel documents to assist in record-keeping
  • Assist in opening and sorting mail
  • Back up editorial files into DVDs
  • Conduct story research for magazine articles and book projects
  • Proofread magazine, book, advertorial, and marketing copy as an additional eye in our in-
    house editorial proofing rounds
  • Write for the Guide, Palm Springs Life, and our custom publications
  • Assist in fact-checking of articles and advertorials
  • Input editorial changes into InDesign documents
  • Assist in setting up photo shoots
  • Draft fashion credits from stylists notes
• Upload content into our CMS Social Media
• Contribute to and maintain a social media calendar spreadsheet that encompasses our social media channels
Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, or communications is required. Prior experience working on a high school or college-level publication is helpful, as is knowledge of Microsoft Excel and HootSuite. Send cover letter, resume, and work samples to

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