Contributing Editor Resume Samples

A Contributing Editor works in a magazine, online or newspaper industry, and the job duties vary in its responsibilities. The most common work activities seen on the Contributing Editor Resume are – contributing articles for publication, overseeing projects and specific aspects of the publication; training new staff members; designating staff to various assignments, and taking responsibility for the final content. Other duties assigned to this post include – reviewing articles, solicited and unsolicited, meeting deadlines, editing grammar, attending conferences to develop editing skills; and exchanging ideas with writers and proofreaders.

Regardless of the media type, these editors are expected to possess the following skills and abilities – proven work experience, strong writing and editing, and proofreading skills; an excellent portfolio; hands-on experience with MS Office and relevant software; proven familiarity with SEO and social media best practices; and multitasking skills. To the least, employers prefer to see on the resumes a degree in journalism or a related field.

Contributing Editor Resume example

Contributing Editor Resume

Summary : Motivated executive, innovative entrepreneur and content developer with over 30 years of experience. Demonstrated achievement in strategic aggressive growth and start ups. Detail oriented leader.

Skills : Marketing Strategy, Team Building, Executive Management.

Description :

    1. Wrote reviews and editorials for comics, games, movies, and television.
    2. Generated graphics for articles and merchandise.
    3. Generated content for Fantasy/Sci-Fi Gameworld.
    4. Provided advice and commentary for mailbag segments.
    5. Managed and scheduled other panelists.
    6. Generated additional materials articles, art.
    7. Generated humorous content and contributed reviews and Commentary.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.S Of Science


Contributing Editor Resume

Summary : Effective Contributing Editor capable of leading a team, collaborating, making decisions and staying on task. Proficient in proofreading, editing, layout and design. Knowledgeable in the interactive development process--from inception to go live. Published and authored articles, a newsletter and PR materials.

Skills : MS Office, Adobe, Photoshop, Writing, Communication , Telecommunications.

Description :

    1. Wrote and pitched fashion news contents to different websites and for different media platforms.
    2. Researched mens markets for trends and updated style reports.
    3. Wrote a weekly fashion column and monthly mens fashion piece for features.
    4. Interviewed industry insiders and reviewed media releases.
    5. Conveyed the facts and ideas of today's fashion trends in proper and organized written format.
    6. Researched, fact checked and transcribed interviews for senior editors.
    7. Responsible for credits and shopping section.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
B.S in Mass Communications


Contributing Editor Resume

Summary : A passionate team-player seeking an opportunity where I can become a part of a dynamic and energetic team; utilizing my various skills to contribute to the smooth functioning of a company.

Skills : Project Management, Copy Editing, Microsoft Programs, Proofreading.

Description :

    1. Wrote and researched feature stories on entertainment and pop culture topics.
    2. Pitched and conducted interviews with celebrities.
    3. Worked with Logo Television to promote - including conducting interviews with talent, writing show recaps, developed an advice column with one of the show's stars, and participating as a featured guest during live web chats.
    4. Reached out to media contacts to get the placement of articles and interviews on other entertainment media sites.
    5. Wrote and edited news, product reviews, and feature stories covering the Permanente, McKesson automotive sector for the Middle East edition of the BBC monthly Foundation, Cole Haan, magazine.
    6. Managed editorial and ad content on the website.
    7. Attended trade shows and product launches to keep abreast of new Disc, David Grisman, Joe products and trends in automotive sales and manufacturing.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Mass Communication

Contributing Editor Resume

Objective : Highly qualified and reliable Editor professional looking for part-time or full-time employment. 7 years' administrative coordination experience within Proficiency in legal terminology, Knowledgeable in basic contract law and legal contract review practices, Worked with a variety of cultures around the globe, Excellent administrative skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Adobe, Editing, Writing, Administrative Support, Organizational.

Description :

    1. Adhered to a strict deadline schedule for writers and editors.
    2. Pitched, independently researched, and wrote articles on various topics from parenting to electronics.
    3. Performed interviews for articles in person, on the phone, and via e-mail.
    4. Contributed ideas for layout design, ad sales, and topics at our monthly meetings.
    5. Worked closely with the publisher to maintain the magazine's integrity and relevance within the community.
    6. Planned and executed participation in local events and festivals, including the yearly Strawberry Festival in Fort Mill, SC, so we could interact with readers face to face.
    7. Created digital content for the electronic newsletters, web pages, and other media channels based on client specifications.
    8. Focused on literacy instruction, special education and middle-grades education.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA In Communication

Contributing Editor Resume

Objective : Highly organized individual with a solid reputation for having excellent verbal and written communication skills. Keeps pace with changes in various industries and evolving needs and excellent in decision making.

Skills : Microsoft Office, WordPress, Editing/Reporting, Communication , Customer Service, Leadership, Development Management.

Description :

    1. Contributed two articles/per week.
    2. Edited all articles of other writers before submissions.
    3. Posted articles on the website and Reconstructed website.
    4. Helped with the Atlanta Launch of the magazine.
    5. Analyzed and critiqued Web sites based on content, architecture, navigability, readability, graphic design, and g
    6. Edited proposals for spelling, typographical, and grammatical errors; proper syntax; as well as readability, ease of comprehension, and consistency
    7. Led and mentored junior writing staff.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.S In Mass Communication

Contributing Editor Resume

Headline : Over six years of journalism, executive management, and information technology experience had proven leadership abilities and project management skills with diligently sharpened my skills through hard-work and on the job experience.

Skills : Project Management, Public Relations Officer, Marketing Director,

Description :

    1. Provided writing and editing support and/or lead responses to RFPs, RFQs, TOs, and RFIs; assume Book Boss or Volume Lead responsibilities as assigned.
    2. Developed storyboards, outlines, and other documentation associated with the proposal development process.
    3. Participated in color team reviews and recovery, solution meetings, and other collaborative events to further the proposal development process.
    4. Conceptualized graphics that drive or support written material.
    5. Conducted interviews with key personnel, subcontractors, program managers, and subject matter experts to develop resumes, past performance, management, and technical content.
    6. Helped maintain past performance, writing templates, and the proof points library housed in the proposal group's online portal.
    7. Supported and contributed to the development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to enhance the efficiency and quality of the writing/editing team and overall proposal group.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associates In General Studies

Contributing Editor Resume

Summary : For over eight years, worked in corporate and nonprofit settings as an in-house and freelance content creator/copy-editor who is proficient in SEO copy writing and creative marketing strategy. Directed large scale, multi-platform marketing campaigns and worked with small businesses to expand their reach and grow their client base.

Skills : Search Engine Optimization, Adobe Photoshop, Social Media Analytics Software, Interviewing, Editing.

Description :

    1. Acquired, edited, and managed a pipeline of both timely and timeless digital articles on how we work, compete, and succeed today.
    2. Pitched and contributed digital content experiments both on the platform and off. 
    3. Stayed abreast of emerging technology and new content distribution methods, with an aim to be ahead of the curve on innovative storytelling.
    4. Contributed to newsletters and other editorial projects as assigned.
    5. Assessed analytics and other data to help measure the success of content projects.
    6. Provided editorial and writing support to all contributing staff members at various points in the production and clearance process.
    7. Worked with the content team to ensure all materials produced meet established style guidelines, including brand tone and messaging while conforming to AP style guidelines.
    8. Conducted a white glove review of all documents. 
    9. Proofread content before publication or delivery for substantive issues such as readability, organization, and alignment with development standards and ADA brand guidelines.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
B.S Of Arts In English

Contributing Editor Resume

Summary : To apply for a Contributing Editor position where to utilize interpersonal, teaching and writing skills to work cooperatively in producing quality content for marketing and other public and internal communications.

Skills : Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Flash, Sitecore CMS.

Description :

    1. Edited news stories, newsletters, features, breaking news alerts, and/or other material for content, style, and digital functionality, to ensure that quality standards of assigned news desk are met.
    2. Shaped and coordinated coverage within the Industry Group and others.
    3. Guided and advised staff members in their research, reporting, writing, and editing to strengthen their contributions to assigned news desks.
    4. Maintained subject area knowledge related to the unit's publication(s), including current awareness of issues and developments in the field.
    5. Served as a subject matter expert and resource for others contributing to the same or related publications.
    6. Participated in the production of unit's publication(s); ensured that copy and production deadlines are met.
    7. Verified information related to the unit's scope of coverage through sources or other means.
    8. Responsible for some editorial operations in the absence of the managing editor or assistant managing editor.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    10+ Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Senior
    Education
    Education
    Bachelor Of Arts

    Contributing Editor Resume

    Summary : Looking to obtain a position in the field of Public Relations/Marketing, where I can contribute to the growth of the company's brand recognition and profitability while continuing to grow and advance in my professional career.

    Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Internet Research, Content Strategy, Editing.

    Description :

      1. Regularly updated online content at least five days per week with stories, photos, interactive features.
      2. Ensured online content is unique, engaging, and enhances the reader experience.
      3. Ensured that all students who submit articles, photos, podcasts, video, and social media content receive coaching and feedback prior to publishing so that they can improve and learn.
      4. Reviewed contributors’ notes and make necessary accuracy checking phone calls before publication in coordination with copyediting staff.
      5. Produced four long-form stories per term (or delegate the story to a paid staff member) for use in theTimes and other weekly arts content as needed.
      6. Worked with the adviser to create and maintain documentation including training material and volunteer staff lists.
      7. Organized and conducted three launch campaigns (fall, spring, and winter terms), launch parties, and outreach events.
      8. Planned and held weekly meetings to assign tasks and oversee other magazine activity. 
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      7-10 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Management
      Education
      Education
      B.S Of Arts

      Contributing Editor Resume

      Summary : Award-winning editor, writer, blogger, and media relations professional with more than 15 years experience producing, editing, writing, and designing publications. Covers interactive publishing and online media as contributing editor for Interactive Publishing Alert.

      Skills : Microsoft, Photoshop, Word press, Management.

      Description :

        1. Conducted research as requested by the fellow on a variety of topics.
        2. Assisted with writing and editing content, including research memos and briefs, blog posts, book chapters, and other publications, as needed.
        3. Assisted in logistical support for meetings, including but not limited to preparing distribution materials and assisting during events.
        4. Assisted with the social media presence and marketing strategy for the department, including drafting tweets and brainstorming outreach ideas, as needed.
        5. Attended relevant meetings and take notes to be shared with the department.
        6. Tracked daily news reports that are relevant to the department.
        7. Participated in ongoing planning activities with state chapters, national and regional staff, coalition partners, and key internal committees and task forces.
        8. Drafted, deployed, and/or placed letters to the editor, press releases, op-eds, and talking points in key regions as needed.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        10+ Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Senior
        Education
        Education
        B.S Of Journalism