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In its first 100 years, Sosland Publishing established itself as the food industry’s most trusted source for news and insights. But we’re just getting started. To keep pace with this rapidly evolving industry, we need trailblazers that can bring fresh perspectives to our team of talented journalists, content creators, designers, media experts and sales professionals. If this sounds like you, we’d love to meet you!

Current Opportunities

We do not have any open positions at this time.

The Managing Editor will work in collaboration with the Editor of Food Business News (FBN) to execute editorial strategy, coordinate the day-to-day editorial operations to meet deadlines with accuracy, and support the development and growth of FBN editorial team members. This role will contribute compelling content for online, print and custom projects. The Managing Editor will also have coverage responsibility at industry events and trade shows, requiring some travel.  


• Research and identify news and industry topics to develop timely and appropriate content for daily website news and each print issue

• Review and edit daily content

• Generate ideas for feature stories based on industry events, trends and coverage relevance

• Work with editorial staff to maintain quality and timely flow of content for the website and print magazine

• Assist with editorial staff management, to include overall staff development and advancement (in collaboration with Editor)

• Set and maintain schedules and deadlines for editorial assignments and custom projects

• Work in collaboration with designer to organize the weekly publication

• Travel to trade shows/conferences and other industry events for the purpose of generating copy, networking and establishing credibility with industry leaders

• Assist in special projects or analysis requests from the editorial staff

• Manage invoices for contributing editors/freelancers

The Ideal Candidate:

• Excellent researching, interviewing, writing and editing skills

• Demonstrated experience mentoring editorial staff

• Self-starter, takes initiative

• Team player with strong work ethic and curiosity to learn new tasks

• Seeks new opportunities to contribute and embraces change with a positive attitude

• Creativity (ability to generate new ideas and engage an audience)

• Proficient in Adobe and Microsoft Suites (InDesign and Word)

• Experience with multimedia tools (video, webinars)

• Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks

• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels in the organization


• Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field

• 7+ years journalism experience

• Knowledge of B2B food industry a plus

• Willingness and ability to travel (5-8 times per year)

This position supports the accounting department and reports to the Director of Accounting and HR. Responsibilities include the verification of pre-billing reports, invoicing, cash application, collections, customer service and reporting.


• Reconcile pre-billing reports

• Prepare invoices and monthly statements with supporting documents for mail or electronic distribution

• Utilize customer portals as necessary to ensure timely distribution of invoices

• Apply cash receipts to customer accounts and reconcile to the daily deposit 

• Make collection calls and send collection emails for past due accounts 

• Document collection efforts and account updates in the CRM

• Collaborate with the sales department to effectively resolve customer disputes, identify potential bad debt write-offs and escalate uncollectible accounts to collection agency partners

• Communicate all billing and collection issues to supervisor as they arise

• Generate aged receivables, weekly revenue booking reports and other ad-hoc reports

• Submit publication filings to the U.S. Copyright Office

• May assist with weekly expense reports and backup AP duties

The Ideal Candidate:

• Proficient in MS Office products, including Excel

• Accurate data entry and documentation skills

• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels in the organization

• Ability to meet deadlines, multi-task efficiently, self-starter

• Detail oriented with high level of ethics, integrity, and commitment to GAAP procedures

• Focus on internal and external customer service

• Team player with strong work ethic and curiosity to learn new tasks

• Strong problem solving and resolution skills

• Seeks new opportunities to contribute and embraces change with a positive attitude


• College degree or equivalent work experience; preferably in accounting, finance, business or related field

• 2+ years of B2B accounts receivable, collections and cash application experience

• Knowledge of accounts receivable concepts and procedures

• Previous experience using accounting software and applications

• Intermediate Excel skills

• Ability to lift up to 20 pounds

Relocation not offered; position location is in our Kansas City office with a hybrid work schedule


Sosland Publishing encourages a positive work-life balance for its team members. Our Paid Time Off (PTO) program quickly ramps up to four weeks of PTO after just four years of service. In addition, our employees receive 13 days of PTO for holidays.

Our healthcare program offers medical, dental and vision coverage at competitive rates as well as company contributions to health savings plans.

We offer eligible employees assistance with income protection through employer-paid short- and long-term disability plans.

Sosland Publishing offers employer-paid life insurance to all full-time employees, their spouse and dependent(s). In addition, employees can opt into our voluntary life and AD&D plan to add supplemental coverage and security to their families.

Employees can save for retirement through our Roth 401(k) and Traditional 401(k) retirement plans. Rollovers from other plans are also accepted. Sosland Publishing provides eligible employees with company match and discretionary profit-sharing contributions. Financial planning resources are offered to all employees at no charge.

We provide team members with free access to an employee assistance program, which offers legal assistance, mental health counseling, career development training and more.

Sosland Publishing is an enthusiastic supporter of the arts and cultural communities in Kansas City and will reimburse up to $500 in eligible ticket purchases for cultural events presented by 501(c)(3) organizations.