NACS: The Association for Convenience and Fuel Retailing
June 28, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
NACS, the association representing the convenience and fuels retailing industry, seeks a deadline-driven Content Project Manager to manage our expanding content across our multiple print and digital platforms.
The Content Project Manager primarily manages the administrative operations of the award-winning monthly NACS Magazine, overseeing its production schedule and editorial calendar in addition to its digital assets. Project management of the association’s 8-10 event directories and publications is also an area of focus. In addition, the Content Project Manager plays a key role managing production of the NACS Daily e-newsletter.
The Content Project Manager is part of a growing content team that develops and executes an org-wide content strategy by working closely with marketing, education, public relations and government relations departments. This position reports to the Editor in Chief, NACS Media Group.
This is an excellent opportunity for a personable, eagle-eyed editor who enjoys the behind-the-scenes work of creating timely, relevant content. In the past year, our team has produced content on topics such as the recovery efforts after Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria; the #MeToo movement; and Generation Z.
NACS offers a competitive salary and benefits package, casual dress environment and friendly co-workers. Our culture encourages open communication, professional development and collaboration with other teams.
Serve as managing editor for NACS Magazine, working collaboratively with Media team and design agency to control schedules and enforce deadlines for magazine’s media platforms (print and digital) with freelance authors and staff.
Serve as main point of contact for outside design agency: post proofs, share feedback on design concepts.
Manage production and schedule for NACSMagazine.com and NACS Magazine App.
Manage and work with internal teams to develop 8-10 event directories each year and an annual State of the Industry Report and annual Compensation Report.
Manage production schedule for annual NACS Show Daily newspaper.
Work with internal content owners to ensure editorial voice, tone and standards are met on convenience.org, while also adhering to deadlines and style.
Assist Media team with brainstorming magazine issue content and topics.
Assist Media and design teams to help select artwork, concepts and photography/illustrations that support the editorial content and layout.
Proofreading as needed; approve pages with printer.
Quality control/review for NACSMagazine.com.
Contribute to content on NACS social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter as needed.
Contribute to and update content on Convenience.org as necessary.
Track editorial expenses and send and collect contracts to freelance writers.
Create and/or refine foundational elements for NACS Media: building and maintaining editorial procedures and guidelines for staff and freelancers; serving as internal copyright rules specialist, developing and maintaining list of subject matter experts for content outreach.
Stellar abilities in planning and coordinating people and operations
Exceptional ability in proofreading and attention to detail
Demonstrated and personal interest in and familiarity with all major social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn
Working knowledge of CMS platforms (Drupal and Kentico experience a plus)
Outstanding communication and people skills; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively
Reliable and efficient
Internal Number: content manager
About NACS: The Association for Convenience and Fuel Retailing
NACS advances the role of convenience stores as positive economic, social and philanthropic contributors to the communities they serve. The U.S. convenience store industry, with more than 154,000 stores nationwide selling fuel, food and merchandise, serves 160 million customers daily—half of the U.S. population—and has sales that are 10.8% of total U.S. retail and foodservice sales. NACS has 2,100 retailer and 1,750 supplier members from more than 50 countries.
NACS is the industry's voice in the federal government — to the executive, legislative and judicial branches. Its issues are as varied as the industry it represents, from motor fuels to credit card fees to labor to taxes.
NACS develops a host of targeted events, designed facilitate interaction between suppliers and retailers, increase industry awareness with regards to legislative developments in the industry, and encourage an exchange of ideas about new products and best practices.
NACS produces a variety of products to help retailers grow their businesses, from research and marketing to human resources support to category management. NACS also has several industry-specific reports and programs that define the industry's performance.