CAREERS WITH SOSLAND PUBLISHING

Since 1922, food industry professionals have relied on Sosland Publishing for timely information, news and commentary. Our broad selection of print and digital offerings provides rich editorial content and interactive tools to support leaders in their efforts to strengthen the industry through innovative business decisions.

 

We’re always on the lookout for new talent. Our employees are:

 

-Creative.

-Passionate.

-Resourceful.

-Responsible.

-Committed to excellence.

-Driven.

 

Take your experience to the next level and join the Sosland Publishing Company team.

FEATURED POSITIONS

Digital Associate Editor – Supermarket Perimeter:

 

Supermarket Perimeter is seeking a creative and dynamic digital associate editor.  This position will drive the development of the magazine’s online and social media presence.  Responsibilities include creating informative online content, sourcing graphics for the website, constructing compelling headlines and producing newsletters.  This role will also utilize social media platforms to create brand awareness and online engagement with the publication’s B2B audience.

 

Responsibilities and Duties:

• Establish, develop and maintain sources to provide relevant and interesting insights

• Create impactful editorial content for the website, social media and newsletters

• Identify and report daily news stories, press releases, innovations and trends

• Source or create graphics, video and audio content for the website or newsletters

• Provide copy editing review for monthly print publication and e-newsletters

• Monitor digital benchmarks and offer strategic ideas to improve online activity

• Assist with content development of print publication

• Attend trade shows and conferences to network with industry experts and build subject matter knowledge

 

The Ideal Candidate:

• Strong understanding of the digital and social media landscape and how to leverage those resources to build readership and online engagement

• Strategically focused and results driven self-starter

• Excellent organizational and time-management skills

• Creative problem-solving skills

• Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced, deadline centric environment

• High level of accuracy and attention to detail

• Insatiable curiosity to research and learn about the supermarket fresh industry

 

Education and Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English or Communications

• 1 to 3 years multimedia experience

• B2B publishing experience preferred

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Design Services Manager

 

Position Overview:

This position directs the creative design and production of all Sosland Publishing print magazines, ensuring style and quality standards for each publication.

 

Responsibilities:

• Manage a team of 5 designers; provide encouragement, guidance and evaluation

• Establish goals and coordinate deadlines for creative and production assignments

• Maintain print schedules and folios with third party print vendors

• Oversee custom print projects

• Review layout and design elements

• Ensure accuracy in ladder placement

 

The Ideal Candidate:

• Highly Proficient in Adobe/Design and MS Office products

• Ability to supervise and inspire others

• Negotiate competitive contract rates with printers to successfully manage paper and printing budgets

• Implement continuous improvement through process and technology review

• Collaborate with editorial, sales, promotions, directories and ad tracking departments

• Strong knowledge of print production including layout, color theory, typography and composition

• Create display and classified advertisements as needed

• Attention to detail and highly organized

• Ability to troubleshoot design software and templates

• Excellent time management and planning skills

 

Qualifications:

• College degree in graphic design or related field

• 7+ years of print design experience; preferably in magazine production

• 3+ years of supervising experience

 

Relocation not offered; position location in our Kansas City office

 

 

Sosland Publishing Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All employment decisions are made in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, handicap, military or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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