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Assistant editor

  • Join a growing B2B publication serving the Pennsylvania business community
  • Develop your editorial research skills
  • Become part of the production of three well-respected publications

We are seeking an organized, energetic candidate to communicate with businesses, grow our industry lists, write stories and copy edit for our three publications. The best fit for this entry-level, part-time assistant editor position will be able to juggle multiple responsibilities, while also looking for innovative ways to grow the publications.


Pennsylvania Business Central, a Sample Media publication, has served Central Pennsylvania as the #1 platform for B2B news for over 25 years. Five years ago, PBC branched out into covering the growing shale gas industry with a new monthly industry publication, Marcellus Business Central. Just this past year, we further expanded with the creation of Women in Business , a bi-monthly targeted business publication that is rapidly growing.


We are a dedicated team committed to keeping our readers tapped into the Pennsylvania business world, while keeping them well-informed about the future of our energy industry. In order to meet these standards, we stay constantly informed about a wide-array of industries, making this position a fantastic opportunity to learn for anyone who is willing.


Good phone skills are a must as consistent contact with businesses in our readership will be an integral part of the position. The assistant editor will also coordinate social media posts with the editor. A full job description will be provided during the interview.


The assistant editor position is a good fit for anyone looking to gain experience in database management, customer relations, lead generation, journalism, editing and editorial research. 


Preferred competencies:

  • BA in communications, English or journalism.
  • Previous experience in an editorial or marketing position.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organization and time-management skills.
  • Social media management
  • Ability to meet deadlines.

If you think you are the ideal candidate for this part-time position, please submit your resume and cover letter to editor@pabusinesscentral.com. In your cover letter, please briefly explain how your skills and experience align with the position.


For more information, visit www.samplemediagroup.com


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