• Writer/Editor (part-time)

    Job Locations US-CA-San Ramon
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    AMF Media Group
  • AMF Media Group Overview

     AMF Media Group is searching for a part-time Writer/Editor to join our Content Department. AMF prides itself on telling a good story and engaging readers with our work, whether we’re creating a custom media property, writing a sponsored content piece, or supporting a PR effort.

    Role Summary


    • Create well-written and inspiring copy to support communications and PR initiatives. Media channels include magazines, editorials, press releases, blogs and internal communications features.
    • Successfully collaborate on a multitude of projects with creative and cross-functional staff including account managers, graphic designers, videographers and media specialists.
    • Learn and adhere to client brand guidelines, steward the brand narrative and write in the brand voice.
    • Consistently create clean, compelling copy free of spelling, grammatical and formatting errors.
    • Provide proofreading support for the agency as a whole.
    • Work within schedule parameters and be focused on completing all projects on time.
    • Manage projects through multiple rounds of approvals and edits.
    • Work independently to anticipate problems before they arise; find solutions, follow-up on own initiative.
    • Must be familiar with content collateral production, layout and design, programming and printing.
    • Help see the editorial element of projects throughout entire production cycle, including kick-off meetings, creative reviews and multiple rounds of revisions.



    • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, English, Communications or related field
    • 10+ years of experience in journalism or corporate communication background preferred
    • Superb command of English language and grammar
    • Comfortable working on multiple projects in a fast-paced, timeline driven environment
    • Excellent editing and proofreading skills
    • Passion for storytelling and content development, as well as a flexible approach to work and team


    What is AMF’s Culture like?


    “It’s a very fast-paced culture. We have an energetic and supportive environment that encourages and rewards participation at all levels.”


    Why do clients choose AMF over the competition?


    “They choose us for 3 reasons:

    • We are a very agile firm. We are responsive and nimble, and have the ability to be flexible to provide the best solution for our client’s business.
    • We are a one-stop shop. Our firm can provide all services that our clients need.
    • Our talent. We have ‘big time’ talent, ‘big time’ thinkers all who are committed to transformative change for our clients.”What are a few of the most important intangibles this candidate needs to have, in order to be successful in this position?


    “They need individual accountability. We are a supportive organization, but we’re not a hand-holding organization. We want an individual who has ambition and drive, is detail-oriented, and has very proficient organizational skills. Lastly, the ability to be pliable. Every day is a different day here at AMF.”


    Our interview process normally consists of:

    •  A phone interview with one of our Rockstar Recruiters
    • 1-2 rounds of on-site interviews with the Hiring Team
    • Offers usually go out within 24-48 hours of your interviews


    Additional Information

    AMF Media Group is a fast growing full service marketing agency that needs talented professionals to help it continue its rapid expansion. Engaging today's consumers and businesses through the evolving communication platforms requires new tools and thinking.  At AMF our staff has more than 100 years of journalism, marketing, branding and multimedia experience. We are a dynamic and nimble marketing communications firm created for the 21st Century. We deliver meaningful consumer connections, actionable brand insights and real business results, all faster than a traditional firm and with the track record of success to prove it.



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