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Lead Copy Editor and Circulation Manager – Western Livestock Journal

Greenwood Village, CO • Full-Time • Associate's Degree Required

Western Livestock Journal is seeking a motivated individual to lead our talented team as we build upon our 100-year-old legacy and expand into new markets. This position is aimed to build our presence in all phases of print and digital marketing. The individual would report to and work closely with the president of WLJ on all marketing material including the website, social media feeds, printed advertising and industry outreach opportunities like convention trade shows, seminars and speaking engagements. This is a fast-paced, rewarding and relevant position for the right individual.


  • Minimum associates degree

  • Proficient in AP Style

  • Journalism, public relations or communications experience a plus

  • Ability to positively interact with staff, advertisers and subscribers

  • Adept at giving direction while maintaining a positive work culture

  • Skilled in effective communication and problem solving

  • Effective leadership experience preferred, but not required

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Google Suite and Adobe packages

  • Excellent working knowledge of grammar and linguistics


  • Copy edit and fact check all articles, advertisements and digital content

  • Oversee circulation management, renewals, mailings, and prospective readers

  • Maintain a relationship with USPS and ensure newspaper meets all mailing requirements

  • Work with our printer on the weekly WLJ and special magazine projects

  • Assist production team with ad coordination, run sheets, and proofing

  • Perform other duties as needed

Interested parties should reach out to Western Livestock Journal President Logan Ipsen at (916) 947-2392. Resumes can be sent to

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