LRP Publications

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Staff Writer

Staff Writer

ID 
2017-1199
Job Location 
US-PA-Horsham
Relocation? 
No
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Education Required 
Bachelor Degree

More information about this job

Overview

Human Resource Executive® has been recognized for over 30 years as the premier publication focused on strategic issues in Human Resources.  Written primarily for vice presidents and directors of human resources, the magazine provides these key decision-makers with news, profiles of HR visionaries and success stories of human resource innovators. Stories cover all areas of human resource management, including HR technology, talent management, benefits and healthcare, training and development, relocation, retirement planning, and employment law.  We are currently looking for a Staff Writer to develop polished, well-written stories for the publication and web site.

Responsibilities

As a Staff Writer, you will interview industry professionals to write weekly news pieces for the magazine’s website and feature stories for the monthly print issue.  In addition, you will be responsible for:

  • Generating story ideas for both the magazine and electronic products
  • Editing and proofreading news pieces and articles
  • Managing the workflow for advertorial articles
  • Building a network of sources
  • Moderating webinars on occasion
  • Traveling to cover conferences and events
  • Overseeing selected projects

Position Requirements

  • 4-year college degree
  • 2 years of writing experience for a newspaper, print magazine, or website
  • Proven ability to interview sources by phone and face-to-face
  • Experience working in a deadline-driven environment
  • Proven ability to write clearly and concisely
  • Ability to provide writing samples
  • Ability to travel 4-5 times per year to attend conferences and events

Desired Qualifications:

  • B2B writing experience
  • Familiarity with human resources field
  • Journalism or communications degree
  • Understanding of technology issues
  • Familiarity with Adobe InDesign and WordPress

LRP is committed to providing a challenging and cooperative work environment where each employee is treated as a valued resource. In addition to a stable and supportive work environment, we provide:

  • Comprehensive insurance coverage
  • 401(k) retirement savings account with employer match
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • Business casual attire

 

As an EO/AA employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran, or disability status.

 

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