Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP) (www.meredith.com) has been committed to service journalism for 115 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms — including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile and video — to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.
Meredith's National Media Group reaches nearly 175 million unduplicated American consumers every month, including 80 percent of U.S. millennial women. Meredith is a leader in creating content across media platforms and life stages in key consumer interest areas, such as celebrity, food, lifestyle, home, parenting, beauty and fashion. Meredith also features robust brand licensing activities, including more than 3,000 SKUs of branded products at 4,000 Walmart stores across the U.S., and The Foundry, the company's state-of-the-art creative lab and content studio. Meredith's Local Media Group includes 17 television stations reaching more than 11 percent of U.S. households.
Departures is seeking a senior-level editor who is expert at print and digital storytelling about fashion, luxury, and lifestyle. The Style Director will work closely with the Fashion Director to create content about all relevant markets (luxury apparel and accessories, watch, jewelry) for Departures and Centurion magazines and Departures.com. The ideal candidate will have a wide-ranging understanding of style subjects and players, be resourceful and solutions-oriented, and have excellent taste and judgement. Familiarity with both men’s and women’s markets is a plus. Fashion industry contacts is a must. The role allows a creative thinker wide leeway to contribute across all subject areas and platforms.
Departures and Centurion are luxury lifestyle publications published collectively 11 times per year exclusively for American Express Platinum and Centurion Cardmembers. Departures.com and Departures social channels contain daily-updated content about travel, fashion, design, culture and more.
Be on constant lookout for fashion news and know how to translate them into Departures stories.
Interface heavily with the fashion industry and attend some shows and trade fairs.
Assign and write stories, line-edit, write display, and close print pages.
Conceive digital content franchises and help digital editors with execution.
Help manage and nurture junior team members.
6+ years covering the fashion and luxury market for a leading media brand.
The ability to work collaboratively and efficiently within a small team.