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Senior Editors are employed by publishing capacities and are responsible for overseeing other editors. Examples of Senior Editor duties include collaborating with publishers, making editorial decisions, choosing editorial content for various publications, creating editorial calendars, creating schedules for the various stages of editorial processes, and determining the look and feel of the publication. Resume samples in the field make display of skills like leadership, self-motivation, creativity, decision-making, editorial expertise, networking, and computer competences. Most Senior Editor resumes make display of a Master’s Degree in an editorial field.

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1

Associate Senior Editor

Handling heavy workload and daily deadlines, directed quality and accuracy of content and images for print, web and mobile stories and columns created by a talented team of reporters and columnists

  • Proofread and edited news, business, local and feature sections; designed layout and signed off on completed pages
  • Created headlines, subheads and photo captions
  • Quarterbacked for Editor; selected cover and lead headlines
  • Covered the music scene; interviewed local and international curators of Jazz and Salsa
  • Authored and published series entitled Jazz 101
Candidate Info
52
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Communications
Technology & Language Proficiency
2

Senior Editor, Remodeling Magazine

  • Wrote features and articles for monthly trade magazine. Assigned and edited freelance features. Edited three monthly columns and conceptualized art work. Proposed story ideas and assisted with editorial planning. Wrote speeches and scripts for award presentations.
  • Won a Jesse H. Neal Merit Award (for Best Department) for "Ocean View, " an article published in Remodeling magazine.
  • Wrote articles for three bi-monthly and quarterly trade magazines.
  • Kept magazines on schedule and on budget. Produced editorial schedules. Monitored editorial and production processes from story planning to page release. Provided final editorial approval.
  • Edited and fact-checked manuscripts for monthly trade magazine.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
English
3

Senior Editor/director of Publishing

Ran morning coverage on NFL.com, updating home page, working with edit staff and writers to prepare original content

  • Launched @nfl on Twitter, built it to 2.5 million followers
  • Brought NFL.com from licensed model to in-house production, hiring edit staff and molding content strategy in place today
  • Worked with NFL sponsors to integrate their campaigns into NFL.com content and social media platforms
  • Cultivated and maintained close relationships with analysts such as Phil Simms, Troy Aikman and Boomer Esiason
  • Ran NFL Publishing business, including development of book and magazine projects from conception through distribution
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BS
Journalism
4

Senior Editor

  • Created editorial themes and articles employing cutting edge digital media and design strategies.
  • Researched and conducted interviews with local business owners, notable figures and artists.
  • Wrote articles, proofread, and managed a team of contributing writers. Each issue consisted of 11 to 15 full-length articles.
  • Acquired and maintained both private and corporate sponsorships
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
5

Senior Editor

  • Built and managed Fortune Venture, a section devoted to entrepreneurship
  • Ran a contributor network focused on "how to" articles
  • Helped produce Fortune's annual 40 Under 40 list
  • Moderated several live events (i.e. - Northside, Women in Fashion at Sotheby's)
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Journalism & Mass Communication
6

Senior Editor

  • Managed and edited all internal- and external-facing communications, including print, online, in-store, and marketing collateral, for the world's largest breast cancer organization.
  • Served as clearing house and final editor on Komen communications including press releases, speeches, white papers, mission communications, blogs, presentations, proposals, collateral, newsletters, advertising content and graphics, digital and social media content, direct marketing appeals, partnership content and Affiliate communications.
  • Ensured consistent, accurate, effective messaging and branding of Komen communications and outreach across the organization.
  • Worked cross-departmentally and with outside agencies to provide strategic and tactical editorial counsel for all Komen initiatives, both domestic and international.
  • Provided editorial consulting and coaching. Developed and presented Editing training module to Komen staff.
  • Gatekeeper of the brand across all mediums, through naming evolution: Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation to Susan G. Komen for the Cure to Susan G. Komen. Edited all advertising and brand materials. Wrote and enforced brand guidelines for Komen and for external partnerships.
  • FY15 and FY16 Annual Reports: Project Manager responsible for project from theme to layout and design to approvals and publication.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Secondary Education - French / English
MA
French Linguistics
7

Managing Editor / Senior Editor

  • Promoted to Managing Editor in 2013
  • Developed a Top 1,000 U.S. website based on traffic
  • Assisted in establishing and maintaining the voice of the website
  • Wrote, edited and posted copy in Dreamweaver and WordPress
  • Created concise and compelling plugs to promote content
  • Coordinated the development of content alongside publicists
  • Supervised a staff of writers and distributed assignments
  • Collaborated with graphic designer on images and design layout
  • Managed social media accounts with over 18,000 followers
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BA
English
8

Senior Editor-videographer

  • Sole editor responsible for cutting this Emmy nominated feature length documentary for American Masters on PBS. The episode kicked off their 30th anniversary and highlighted the life and career of late director [company name].
  • Collaborated with award-winning writer Elaine May and veteran film-producer Julian Schlossberg to create a uniquely personal narrative for the piece, as told through a one of a kind interview with [company name].
  • Sole videographer in charge of filming all present-day interviews with talent ranging from Meryl Streep to Steven Spielberg.
  • Coordinated the search and procurement of all assets for the show, including film clips, archival footage, images, and music.
  • Acted as a consultant throughout the online process to ensure the highest possible quality for delivery.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BFA
Film And Video Production
9

Senior Editor/multimedia Specialist

Created and edited projects for MPT and PBS programming.

  • Reviewed segment scripts, and critiqued rough/fine cut edits
  • Wrote show scripts, line produced shows, and posted final cut
  • Reviewed scripts and approved final cut of all video
  • Edited promos for network shows and specials.
  • Closed Captioned shows for MPT and PBS.
  • Edited original programming for PBS AND MPT.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Communications
10

Senior Editor

  • Rewrote and copy edited foreign exchange news items derived from news feeds for brokerage firm's website.
  • Performed quality-control check of marketing department's promotional materials.
  • Wrote content for sections of company's website.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
English Literature

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