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Magazine Editor

We’re hiring a full-time Magazine Editor in Windsor, Colorado. This position leads editorial content for two bimonthly statewide magazines – writing and editing stories about travel, communities, history, people, food and culture of Colorado and Utah.

Job Duties

  • Plan six bimonthly issues for per year for each of two statewide magazines
  • Travel, interview and write department stories (200-400 words) and feature stories and packages (1,000-4,000 words)
  • Receive story pitches and coordinate story development with freelance writers and photographers
  • Edit and revise stories
  • Coordinate with photographers
  • Lead editorial budget planning meetings
  • Other editor duties

Skills& Qualifications

  • 2+ years writing for publications, including pitching stories to editors and working with those editors on revisions.
  • 2+ years editing for publications, including receiving story pitches from other writers and helping develop their work for print.
  • A demonstrated ability to adapt to writing styles and audiences.
  • Publication editorial scheduling and budgeting.
  • Writer coaching and development.
  • History of collaborating with photo editors, designers, circulation directors, advertising sales directors and publishers.
  • Interviewing skills
  • Print journalism
  • Magazine writing
  • Narrative storytelling
  • Associated Press Style
  • Bonus skill: Photography
  • Portfolio of recent writing and editing experience and will have a proven record of producing clean copy that is entertaining and tells a good story.

Pay& Benefits

Please provide desired salary range in your cover letter. We offer company-sponsored retirement, vacation, holidays, paid sick time, maternity leave and continuing education reimbursement.

Please read the following before applying

  • 1. What we don’t do: We don’t write current-event news stories, promotional blogs, travel tips, listicles or how-to articles for web or print. Please do not provide clips for these.
  • 2. What we do: We publish entertaining stories about people, places, history and culture in our states.
  • 3. How we do it: We use lively and descriptive writing with anecdotes, colorful quotations and character development within narrative story structure that includes beginning, middle and end.
  • 4. Our goal: We aim for every story to entertain our readers and help them understand life in their favorite state.

How to apply

  • 1. Email your cover letter, resume, references and clips to careers@flagshippublishing.com.
  • 2. Include five clips (attachments or direct links) of your own published stories ranging from 250 words to 2,500 words. Provide a variety of subject matter that shows ability to write on a range of topics.
  • 3. Include three clips of stories that you edited ranging from 250 words to 2,500 words. Again, provide a variety of subject matter. This time, include the original draft turned in by your writer and your edited version. With each story, please explain number of drafts required to get to the final version.
Subscriptions Specialist

We’re hiring a full-time Subscriptions Specialist in Windsor, Colorado to help provide customer service to our 50,000 magazine subscribers.

Job Duties

  • Open and process incoming subscription mail
  • Answer phone calls, emails and social media messages to provide customer service
  • Enter subscriber data accurately into circulation system
  • Produce and mail subscriber invoices, statements and gift announcements
  • Package and mail product orders
  • Generate and send subscriber renewal notices
  • Complete bank deposits
  • Keep track of inventory
  • Generate internal reports
  • Other duties as assigned, assumed and developed as you grow within our company

Pay & Benefits

Pay is $16-18/hour. We offer company-sponsored retirement, vacation, holidays, paid sick time, maternity leave and continuing education reimbursement.

How to apply

To apply, email cover letter, resume and three references to careers@flagshippublishing.com.

Advertising Account Manager

Flagship Publishing is hiring an Advertising Account Manager in Windsor, Colorado to help with advertising sales for our three statewide magazines: Colorado Life, Nebraska Life and Utah Life.

Job Duties

  • Prospect, pitch and close advertising sales to business and non-profit clients
  • Communicate with prospective and existing clients through phone, mail, email and in person (post-pandemic)
  • Perform conversational-based client needs analysis with your clients
  • Consult with clients on the effectiveness of their marketing campaigns
  • Make and keep notes on client communications, proposals and contracts
  • Generate personal and publication sales reports
  • Contribute ideas and solutions to company sales strategies
  • Engage with team members and management on sales, goals and strategies
  • Other duties as assumed, assigned and developed as you grow in our company

Skills & Qualifications

  • A demonstrated aptitude for and comfort selling
  • Professional organizational habits
  • A penchant for processes
  • Excellent business writing skills
  • Excellent phone sales skills
  • Daily drive to succeed
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • A joy in helping others
  • Experience creating and following detailed, multi-step plans and strategies
  • Microsoft Office: Outlook, Excel, Word, Teams/SharePoint
  • CRM: Magazine Manager, Salesforce, etc.
  • Bachelor’s or associate’s degree in business administration, sales, marketing, integrated communications, journalism or advertisings sales

Pay & Benefits

$40,000-$60,000 per year in a mix of base + commission. We offer company-sponsored retirement, vacation, holidays, paid sick time, maternity leave and continuing education reimbursement.

How to apply

To apply, email cover letter, resume and three referencesto careers@flagshippublishing.com.

Nebraska Life

Writing Or Photography Correspondent

Nebraska Life Magazine is looking for talented Writing & Photography Correspondents to help us cover Nebraska for our bimonthly print magazine subscribers. We write entertaining stories about the people, places, history, culture and communities of our state. Our subscribers are residents of Nebraska who want to know and understand our state better.

Writing applicants should have a portfolio that demonstrates their ability for crisp, clean and concise copy with lively anecdotes and colorful quotations. Photography applicants should have experience shooting feature stories for print publications. Can you do both writing and photography? Even better!

Our Writing & Photography Correspondents are contract positions paid by the word and photo published.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Researching, interviewing and writing
  • Editorial photography, including DSLR or mirrorless
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Associated Press style
  • Magazine writing
  • Newspaper writing
  • Journalism
  • Marketing
  • Travel writing
  • Ability to travel
  • An appreciation for print magazines
  • A willingness to learn and adapt to various writing and photography styles

How to apply

Please subscribe to Nebraska Life and study several issues to get familiar with our style and content. Read our contributor guidelines on this website. To become a correspondent, email cover letter, resume and writing clips or link to photo portfolios to careers@flagshippublishing.com.

Colorado Life

Writing Or Photography Correspondent

Colorado Life Magazine is looking for talented Writing & Photography Correspondents to help us cover Colorado for our bimonthly print magazine subscribers. We write entertaining stories about the people, places, history, culture and communities of our state. Our subscribers are residents of Colorado who want to know and understand our state better.

Writing applicants should have a portfolio that demonstrates their ability for crisp, clean and concise copy with lively anecdotes and colorful quotations. Photography applicants should have experience shooting feature stories for print publications. Can you do both writing and photography? Even better!

Our Writing & Photography Correspondents are contract positions paid by the word and photo published.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Researching, interviewing and writing
  • Editorial photography, including DSLR or mirrorless
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Associated Press style
  • Magazine writing
  • Newspaper writing
  • Journalism
  • Marketing
  • Travel writing
  • Ability to travel
  • An appreciation for print magazines
  • A willingness to learn and adapt to various writing and photography styles

How to apply

Please subscribe to Colorado Life and study several issues to get familiar with our style and content. Read our contributor guidelines on this website. To become a correspondent, email cover letter, resume and writing clips or link to photo portfolios to careers@flagshippublishing.com.

Utah Life

Writing Or Photography Correspondent

Magazine is looking for talented Writing & Photography Correspondents to help us cover Utah for our bimonthly print magazine subscribers. We write entertaining stories about the people, places, history, culture and communities of our state. Our subscribers are residents of Utah who want to know and understand our state better.

Writing applicants should have a portfolio that demonstrates their ability for crisp, clean and concise copy with lively anecdotes and colorful quotations. Photography applicants should have experience shooting feature stories for print publications. Can you do both writing and photography? Even better!

Our Writing & Photography Correspondents are contract positions paid by the word and photo published.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Researching, interviewing and writing
  • Editorial photography, including DSLR or mirrorless
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Associated Press style
  • Magazine writing
  • Newspaper writing
  • Journalism
  • Marketing
  • Travel writing
  • Ability to travel
  • An appreciation for print magazines
  • A willingness to learn and adapt to various writing and photography styles

How to apply

Please subscribe to Utah Life and study several issues to get familiar with our style and content. Read our contributor guidelines on this website. To become a correspondent, email cover letter, resume and writing clips or link to photo portfolios to careers@flagshippublishing.com.