The Assistant Editor reports directly to the Editor in Chief and assists with the day-to-day operations of the bi-monthly digital magazine and website. The Assistant Editor also performs various administrative duties for the CEO and the Editor in Chief. This is a remote, work-at-home position.
Developing story ideas & writing multiple articles for each issue of the digital magazine, as well as the website
Assisting Editor in Chief in production of the digital publications
Copyediting and proofreading content
Procuring photos for articles
Corresponding with freelance writers and copyeditors
Uploading articles to website content management system
Working with social media coordinator to keep current on social platforms
Maintain database of editorial contacts
Assisting Editor in Chief with headline writing
Assisting Editor in Chief with administrative duties for editorial board
Assisting CEO with administrative duties for the Association
Some travel, when assigned
Assisting in the proofing/editing of Association communications
This is a solid entry level position with opportunities for growth. It requires a degree in journalism, communications, English or any liberal arts degree which demonstrate ability to research and write. Strong attention to detail, proofreading, grammar, accuracy, and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Must have proficiency with Microsoft and Adobe. Must have work or internship experience reflecting ability to self-motivate and prioritize.
Send cover letter, resume, and writing sample. Interest in growing craft spirits movement, a plus.
The American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA) is a 501(c)(6) professional trade group created to elevate and advocate for the community of craft spirits producers. Its vision is "The greatest spirits are universally recognized as coming from our member producers, and they are enjoyed responsibly everywhere in the world." As the craft spirits movement flourishes throughout the country, ACSA encourages all craft spirits manufacturers to become a member of this nascent organization. Craft is cool! The growth of craft distilling supports small business jobs, agriculture, and tourism throughout the states. Soon, ACSA will have as members distilled spirits producers in each of the 50 states.