Editor of Wyoming Wildlife

Cheyenne, WY

Organization: Wyoming Game and Fish

Location: Cheyenne, WY

Type of opportunity: Wyoming Wildlife Magazine Editor


  • Oversee the monthly publication of Wyoming Wildlife, the publication of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.
  • Provide editorial direction for articles and other content in Wyoming Wildlife.
  • Strategize with communications team and department on the future direction of the magazine.
  • Serve existing subscribers and find new customers.
  • Generate story ideas and responds to pitches.
  • Secure freelance writers and manage their contracts.
  • Obtain intra-agency content and submissions, maintaining liaison with department personnel in the field.
  • Edit articles submitted for publication.
  • Understand and comply with media law and industry ethical guidelines.
  • Coordinate with other divisions of Game and Fish to meet agency priorities.
  • Manage contracts, requests for proposals and relationships with vendors.
  • Develop an annual budget and track revenues and expenditures.
  • Research and write articles for Wyoming Wildlife magazine.
  • Oversee business aspects of Wyoming Wildlife including payment of bills and management of relationships with print and fulfillment vendors.
  • Attend regular section and agency-wide meetings to offer expertise and develop strategy.
  • Network with other professionals in the field of wildlife management and magazine publishing.

Desired qualifications:

Preference will be given to those with multiple years of experience in magazine publishing and those with a bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, English, public relations, natural resources, fish and wildlife management.
Must have a valid driver’s license.

Pay/Salary: $4,128.00 – $5,160.00 Monthly

Link to more information: Job Announcement

How to apply: Apply through the State of Wyoming Human Resources Division

Application deadline: Open until filled.