D Magazine is hiring online associate editor who will focus on lifestyle and home and garden journalism. You’ll work closely with both the online editor and the D Home print team, finding stories across Dallas-Fort Worth that highlight the vibrant worlds of shopping, fashion, style, fitness, wellness, and home design and decor.
In addition to your own reporting and editing, you will help bring print content alive online, and sometimes write short pieces for the D Home magazine. The job includes a monthly newsletter and annual guides around major holidays that help our readers shop local.
The job will be a mix of service journalism and storytelling. You might go from describing your first experience at RH Dallas to a narrative piece about the rebirth of a prominent domestic violence nonprofit whose shelter was damaged during the February freeze. (Both of those have run in the last few weeks.)
You’ll manage a small freelance budget to help shape your section of the website, but the editorial vision will be yours. We ask that applicants live in, or be willing to relocate to, North Texas. The team is working on a hybrid schedule, generally three days in the office and two at home. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required. It is full time with benefits.
Report, edit, and assign stories to keep the Living and Home sections of the website active and up to date
Collaborate with the D Home team to ensure print content is presented effectively online
Manage a stable of freelance contributors
Write and send a monthly newsletter focused on Dallas lifestyle topics
Develop headlines, subheds, image captions, and other display type
Occasional writing for the print magazine.
The Skills We’re Looking For:
At least three years of experience reporting and/or line editing for a print or online publication (can be time spent freelancing)
Comfortable managing and editing freelancers while balancing your own reporting and writing
Eager to work in a collaborative environment
Terrific with language, a strong voice
Expertise with both narrative and service journalism
Familiarity with SEO best practices
Must have a passion for, and preferably knowledge of, Dallas shopping, fashion, design, and wellness topics
How to Apply:
Send a résumé, cover letter, and no more than five clips to [email protected]. Please type “Online Associate Editor Application” into the subject line.
We have been Dallas’ city magazine since 1974. Today we live both on and off the page as an online, print, custom content, and events company. We explore, test, invest, and launch continually, responding through multiple platforms to the evolving needs of a fast-growing city. We believe that excellence is irresistible — and trust is irreplaceable. By serving our readers and viewers first, we can connect them to the highest caliber of advertisers and marketing partners, with channels and audiences to meet every need.
The D brand represents authority, style, and boldness. We are not shy in our opinions because we are fervently in love with our city. In everything we do, we want to demonstrate, highlight, and encourage the best in our city.
We know our audiences. We serve them. We are joined with them in a common enterprise of constant enhancement and growth. Nothing could be more fun and rewarding.
And as D‘s Brand Manager, you could have a hand in it all.
You will be responsible for promoting all editorial products under the D Magazine Partners umbrella (D Magazine! D CEO! D Home! D Weddings!). You will create custom promotional plans for all consumer products and projects while overseeing and executing D Magazine’s social media strategy and day-to-day posting, engagement, analytics, and upkeep. You will also manage all strategic partnerships with events and organizations throughout the city and work closely with local businesses and customers to ensure a superior brand experience.
The role requires a strategic thinker who always keeps the brand top of mind, as well as a skilled project manager who works cross-departmentally and ensures brand tasks, projects, and products are launched flawlessly.
You’ll know you’re the right person for this job if:
You are a strategic thinker who can step outside of the box and create innovative campaigns or products to engage and grow our community
You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and can easily work across departments to accomplish company goals
You are extremely organized and detail-oriented (a proud Type A) with a proven track record of leading projects and meeting deadlines
You love juggling and multitasking (who wants to be bored?)
You are willing to roll up your sleeves to get the work done
You can lead meetings and presentations with confidence and can delegate projects efficiently
You thrive in a fast-paced, high-demand work environment
You are a quick learner who can jump into any project and see it through to completion
You have in-depth knowledge of multiple social media platforms and expertise in driving social media campaigns
You are comfortable writing marketing copy for social media posts along with website and email promotion
You have prior experience in Hubspot or a similar email database
You have prior project management experience
You’re a team player who can work both collaboratively and independently
Day-to-day tasks include:
Owning the messaging and growth of the brand identity and mission
Directing the execution of the D Magazine social media strategy, day-to-day posting, and analytics reporting for all four D Magazine Partners publications
Developing and implementing digital, email, social, and marketing plans for all consumer-based events and programs with the ultimate goal of growing market share and consumer contacts
Managing all D-branded materials including logo distribution, handling cases of brand misuse, and overseeing the creation and updating of branded materials
Designing and managing automation and workflow processes in Hubspot for email marketing and lead generation campaigns
Managing all media sponsorship relationships with paid and trade clients, while representing the brand at all media sponsored events
3+ years of experience in brand marketing or account representative role
Extensive knowledge of social media platforms and proven record of growing online audiences
All candidates must live in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination.
Do you have a strong sense of ownership and thrive on setting and exceeding expectations of those around you? Is your passion solving problems and creating processes that not only deliver results, but help others work smarter, not harder? Then we have a job for you!
As D Magazine’s Data & Research Project Manager, you will be the liaison for your department and work closely with editorial, audience development, and sales teams to help coordinate and manage our D Magazine Partner’s annual Professional Best and Awards programs. As the leader of this small team, you will oversee the launch of each program from nominations/voting processes to aggregating results for panel review, fact-checking each nominee, and providing the most accurate and validated data to all stakeholders.
You’ll know you’re the right person for this job if:
You’re extremely organized and detail-organized
You are process-oriented and inefficiencies drive you crazy
You thrive in a very meticulous and deadline-oriented environment
You’re able to juggle multiple tasks and timelines while completing those tasks in a timely manner
You have excellent prioritization and delegation skills
You have excellent interpersonal skills and can manage the “politics” that come with working cross-departmentally
You are an analytical thinker, thoughtful in considering all viewpoints, yet decisive and steadfast when coming to a decision.
You are able to manage a small team to ensure deadlines are met and expectations are clear, and met, if not exceeded
You have a player/coach mentality along with a strong sense of ownership and responsibility to those that depend on you and your team
You are comfortable working with big data and are proficient in Excel, if not advanced (VLOOKUP and PIVOT TABLES a must)
Prior experience in Hubspot is a plus
Prior experience in WordPress is a plus
Outstanding customer service and interpersonal skills
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
Manage the hiring of fact-checkers and review work completed by freelancers for accuracy
Oversee the tallying of nomination/voting results to ultimately compile the preliminary Best winners or Awards winners list
Oversee data entry specialist and editorial research coordinator, organizing data, reviewing for accuracy, and ensuring deadlines are met
Review marketing collateral and production pages and request updates based on market needs and brand standards
Update process documents with the most up-to-date practices and Best lists
Lead panel (or assist Executive Editor by facilitating) meetings with panel members and all necessary internal team members in an efficient and timely manner
Executing emails, postcards, and other avenues to solicit nominations/votes, plus maintaining a steady, if not increasing YOY quota for nominations/votes. This includes coming up with alternative avenues to solicit nominations/votes if not meeting the quota
Preparing the final Best list for publishing in according with Production standards
Drives timeline and ensures the team is meeting all due dates
Works as a liaison to all internal teams
Pay is commensurate with experience. All candidates must live in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination.