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XXL MAGAZINE SEEKS DEPUTY MANAGING EDITOR

XXL MAGAZINE SEEKS DEPUTY MANAGING EDITOR

Xxl XXL, the country’s leading hip-hop music magazine, seeks an experienced, dedicated and energetic Deputy Managing Editor with strong organizational skills. Candidates must have at least 2 years of magazine staff experience, have a strong knowledge of magazine editorial systems, be adaptable to a high-energy fast-paced work environment, and possess a strong ability to prioritize efficiently. Knowledge of and interest in hip-hop music and culture are a plus.

Some job responsibilities include:
Liaising between magazine and contributors
Creating and updating issue maps
Managing freelance invoices and contracts
Issuing all edit contracts
Trafficking select proofs during production
Managing the closing of select editorial sections
Fact checking select editorial sections
Reviewing blue lines and making corrections along with Managing Editor
Acting as managing editor of select one-time publications
Working with respective Art Director to finalize documents in layout

About XXL
The editorial mantra of XXL magazine is "hip-hop on a higher level." Steered by journalist, author and television producer Elliott Wilson, XXL has become the #1 selling hip-hop magazine in the world and the #1 selling music magazine on America’s newsstands. For eight years, XXL has documented hip-hop culture better than any publication on the planet. We have unlimited access to today’s most successful artists, like Jay-Z, Eminem, 50 Cent, OutKast, Dr. Dre, The Game and Kanye West. We are the pulse of the rap industry. We cover all the important issues pertaining to the culture—the unsolved murders of Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac; Eminem’s controversial "racist" tapes; Jay-Z’s ascension to the presidency of Def Jam Records. XXL magazine is published by Harris Publications.   

Please email cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:
juleyka@harris-pub.com

No faxes or phone calls please.

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