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Editor in Chief 

Category Editorial  

At Home in Arkansas, a home and lifestyle monthly publication and online content provider, is seeking an organized, pro-active individual to serve as Editor in Chief in our Little Rock office.

This position will be responsible for the overall editorial vision and look of the magazine – including copy and design. The Editor in Chief will manage the editorial and art teams and lead the development of content, visual planning and production for each issue including our web and social media presence. The Editor in Chief will develop and communicate the magazine’s editorial standards to the marketplace. This position will be a problem-solver and will work closely with the publisher, sales and the marketing staff to support common goals such as establishing marketing / advertising and PR objectives for magazine.

Must have exceptional editing and writing skills as well as high enthusiasm for the content of the magazine. It is also important that this individual shows initiative in ensuring that all publications/media meet the high standards set by the Publisher.

 Some of the functions of this position include:

  • Creates and maintain the magazines vision, style and voice
  • Upholds the magazine’s editorial integrity
  • Conceptualizes the editorial contents of each issue and orchestrate the editorial / design elements necessary to create each issue in a timely, engaging and visually pleasing manner
  • Manages editorial and art department to meet all deadlines and editorial requirements
  • Manages editorial budget
  • Manages the marketplaces expectations and diffuses any problems that arise
  • Identifies and mentors appropriate new writers and photographers
  • Establishes and cultivates relationships with professionals—designers, architects, showrooms, leading members of the community, etc—to secure new projects, ideas and expert sources
  • Assigns all feature and department stories
  • Edits all stories
  • Proofs all editorial copy at each stage of production; from original manuscript stage through bluelines
  • Creates annual and per-issue editorial calendars in collaboration with publisher
  • Works with Art Director on the planning and design of all covers
  • Meets production deadlines
  • Shares responsibility with publisher for human resources management, including hiring, coaching, performance appraisals and terminations
  • Assists in brainstorming content/design ideas for advertorial work
  • Supervises and mentors creative staff to help each individual achieve his or her best performance


Position Requirements
  • Extensive consumer magazine experience
  • Ability to effectively supervise and mentor others
  • Keen journalistic integrity
  • Budget management
  • Knowledge of design industry
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Advanced writing / editing and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of Quark and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Bachelors degree in journalism or English; Masters degree preferred
  • Minimum of five years magazine experience
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift First  
Tags Editor in Chief, copy and design, editorial, visual planning, production, editing, writing, content, proofreading, marketing & advertising objectives  
Position Editor in Chief  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Req Number EDI-13-00005  
Location At Home in Arkansas  
About the Organization Network Communications, Inc. ( is a leading national publisher of digital and printed resources for individuals seeking to make the right housing, home design or home improvements choices. We constantly strive to provide our clients with the highest number of quality leads at the lowest possible cost. Through our Digital Sherpa division, we provide content and social media marketing services specifically designed for small business success. Our mobile solutions provide our advertisers with instant access to millions of potential customers. Simply put, we publish the most recognized and effective real estate solutions in the world and are industry leaders for reaching anyone seeking to buy, sell, rent or improve a home. Visit for more information about our magazines.

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