Senior Food Editor/Recipe Developer

We are currently looking for a full-time Senior Food Editor/Recipe Developer, or a combination thereof, to work within our highly talented creative team in producing content for client and in-house projects including magazines and websites.

The editor/developer will work in a modern, well-equipped test kitchen, photo studio and office. This position requires a positive attitude and a desire to create recipes with a variety of editorial goals such as, healthy, quick-cook, or pin-worthy for today’s busy and diverse cook. This is a high-energy, creative environment with experienced professionals with the desire to produce award-winning work. We offer an attractive compensation package including full-benefits and opportunities for advancement within the company.

*Please submit your cover letter, resume, portfolio, or other supporting materials such as writing and recipe writing samples, etc.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism, Food Sciences, Culinary Arts or related field (or equivalent experience)
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working as an editor on a consumer magazine and/or food developer
  • Must be competent in working in Microsoft Word and Adobe InDesign
  • Examples of published work including writing and recipe writing samples.
  • Solid knowledge of English grammar
  • Familiarity with standard style guides, such as the Chicago Manual
  • Broad culinary knowledge
  • Physical capability to meet the demands of the position such as being able to walk, stand for long periods, remove items from cupboards, carry groceries, clean kitchen, drive, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Strong attention to detail in recipe testing, reading, writing, and editing
  • Highly motivated with ability to work in a deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to multitask
  • Positive attitude
  • Desire to work on a collaborative team with high standards
  • In addition to text, work includes researching and developing recipes, charts, captions and other devices
  • Following company/client style
  • Understand edit marks

Job Location: West Des Moines, Iowa
Position/Type: Full-Time/professional
Benefits: Medical/401K/LTD/Life Ins./PTO
Compensation: Highly Competitive, Dependent on Experience

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