Managing Editor

Grey Dog seeks a full-time Managing Editor to manage the production of our print and/or digital publications, under the direction of senior editorial staff.


Hy-Vee Balance Magazine, a monthly magazine that covers a variety of health and fitness related topics, and features celebrities and athletes such as Harrison Barnes, Mark Wahlberg, Laurie Hernandez and more.

Hy-Vee Mega Ad, a publication featuring nutrition tips, fun recipes, and grocery deals. 

Life:Beautiful, a women’s Christian lifestyle magazine, covers a variety of helpful topics with a Biblical perspective including craft projects, devotions, finance, health, home improvement, organization, travel, while featuring advice columnists such as Joyce Meyer and Dave Ramsey.


  • Bachelor's Degree in English, Journalism or related field
  • Minimum three (3) years' editorial experience in publishing
  • Able to write, edit, and/or produce assigned articles
  • Expert understanding of English grammar 
  • Able to maintain a consistent writing style and proofread articles for grammar, voice/tone and substance in adherence with standard style guides (AP and Chicago)
  • Experience researching and sourcing editorial content; skilled at using reference resources
  • Solid understanding of trends, timely, relevant stories and viral content
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational and time management skills; able to meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to work collaboratively while maintaining high standards
  • Maintains a positive attitude, even while working under pressure
  • Knowledge of cuisine, crafting, health and fitness related topics preferred

Job Location: West Des Moines, Iowa
Position/Type: Full-Time/Professional
Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision/LTD/Life Ins./PTO
Compensation: 50K-75K depending on skill and experience

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