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Assistant Managing Editor

Cox Automotive
Irvine, CA 92606
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*Primary Location: *195 Technology Dr, Irvine, CA, USA
*Division: *Cox Automotive
*Job Level: *Individual Contributor
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *202101600
Are you a hyper-organized stickler for details and schedules? Do you have experience in an editorial environment? Do you want to work at a fantastic company with some great people? If so, the team that creates car content for Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book would like to meet you.

The Assistant Managing Editor reports to the Managing Editor and helps coordinate editorial, media and production to ensure the timely publishing of content in meeting the goals and commitments of the editorial team. Assists in maintaining editorial calendar to document opportunities/commitments and drive workflow and production. Helps develop policies and procedures to improve the editorial process, and to ensure the finished product hits deadlines and meets established quality standards and guidelines.


*Primary Duties & Key Responsibilities*




* Assist Managing Editor in planning and managing editorial content and production

* Assist in setting schedules and deadlines for new projects

* Monitor and report on production and performance metrics

* Write or edit content when needed

* Develop best practices to optimize the editing process

* Help manage implementation, revision, and distribution of style sheet, style guide, and editorial process documentation.

* Participate in weekly status meetings to provide feedback

* Coordinate with editors to maintain editorial flow and ensure deadlines are met

* Support editors in marshaling additional resources to execute plans where needed

* Assist in evaluating final product to ensure it meets standards and requirements

* Resolve issues as they arise


Qualifications:

* Bachelors Degree in communications, journalism or similar field

* 5 years of experience managing editorial workflows

* Detail-oriented and deadline-driven

* Excellent communicator

* Familiarity with all aspects of editorial production, including ideation, creation, editing, publishing, workflow and measurement

* Builds productive internal/external working relationships

* Familiar with content management systems, analytics and other publishing-related tools

* Editorial background a must, automotive experience a plus





Who We Are
*About Cox Automotive*
Theres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.

*About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, [visit our benefits page](http://jobs.coxenterprises.com/life-at-cox/benefits/).
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.
Posted: 2021-04-23 Expires: 2021-07-15
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