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Editorial Director

Job Location: Nashville, TN


Gibson Guitar, the world's leading musical instrument manufacturer, seeks an experienced and visionary Editorial Director to lead and grow the global Editorial Department.


  • Areas Include: Manage and grow a global editorial staff including editors, copywriters and freelance writers worldwide and in 12 languages.
  • Develop and maintain marketing direction and voice for Gibson's family of brands. This includes managing all outgoing content from Gibson.
  • Work efficiently within the Corporate Marketing Team that includes Creative Services, Outreach, Entertainment Relations, Web, Video and Photography.
  • Participate in product development and large marketing campaigns.
  • Represent the department at the executive level.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Candidate must have extensive knowledge of Gibson instruments, and a strong background in publishing, marketing or the MI industry
  • Candidate must have experience successfully managing and working with a diverse team of independent people.
  • Candidate must be computer savvy.
  • Adept at creating powerful, intelligent marketing content.
  • Highly organized and a strong and creative idea generator.
  • Ability to stay focused in a fast-paced, results-driven environment and to work consistently and efficiently with a busy staff under tight deadlines.

Education and Work Experience:

  • This is NOT an entry level position. The right candidate must have at least 10 years of writing and editing experience with a major publication, website, marketing or advertising agency. Experience in writing/editing content specifically for the web or digital medias a must.
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Published clips and recommendations from previous employers.
  • Daily publication or online experience preferred.

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