Associate Managing Editor

Indianapolis Monthly careers
Indianapolis Monthly magazine has a circulation of more than 30,000 that focuses on service, city and regional issues, and lifestyles for an upscale readership.

Job Overview
Indianapolis Monthly seeks a detail-oriented Associate Managing Editor to proofread and fact-check copy for proper spelling, grammar, usage, style, and accuracy. A thorough, meticulous eye is needed to ensure quality and consistency over print and digital channels.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proofread all copy prior to publication to ensure correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, usage, style, layout, and format
  • Adhere to AP Style and maintain internal style guidelines
  • Enter and oversee fact-checking details
  • Track articles and pages through the production routing process and suggest improvements to existing procedures
  • Collaborate with editorial staff on lineups, story ideas, and display copy, and contribute to brainstorming sessions
  • Train and supervise editorial interns
  • Assign and edit special sections content


  • BA in Communications, Journalism or English (or equivalent)
  • Three to five years of professional experience editing content for print and/or online publication
  • Ability to maintain accuracy under tight deadlines and communicate changes clearly
  • Highly focused attention to detail
  • Flexibility to reprioritize tasks according to changing demands
  • Experience using InDesign, InCopy, Excel, Word, and Outlook for Mac

To Apply

Please email Andrea Ratcliff the following materials: a resume and cover letter. This position reports directly to the Editor in Chief. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.