Make-up Artist Magazine
Make-up Artist Magazine

Make-up Artist Magazine

Make-up Artist Magazine

Career Opportunities

Beauty Editor

Are you an experienced editor with a passion for beauty and style? Keep reading.

Make-Up Artist--an internationally circulated trade magazine for professional make-up artists--is looking for a skilled Portland Metro-based beauty editor for its editorial department. In addition to writing and editing copy for our bimonthly magazine and websites, this person will also work on the International Make-Up Artist Trade Show (IMATS) which the magazine produces in Los Angeles; New York; Vancouver, B.C.; London; Toronto; and Sydney.

Solid organizational skills are a must, as is the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Candidates must have professional editorial experience--just because your mom likes your blog doesn't mean you're a writer. Candidates should also be Web and tech-savvy and able to juggle multiple priorities while meeting tight deadlines.

Responsibilities include:

  • Writing front-of-book news and features
  • Pitching, writing and editing celebrity beauty and fashion stories
  • Representing Make-Up Artist at industry events
  • Working with Managing Editor to edit stories
  • Conceptualizing, producing and packaging compelling photo stories
  • Working with Online Editor to edit and post content on our websites
  • Nurturing and maintaining high-level contacts in the beauty industry


  • Bachelor of Arts in English or journalism
  • Superb command of grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Tech know-how
  • Experience in the beauty/cosmetics industry
  • Ability to handle constant deadline pressure and adapt to changes quickly

The ideal candidate:

  • Has worked for a major cosmetic brand or brands
  • Is familiar with AP Style
  • Has strong industry contacts
  • Works well with a team and enjoys professional networking
  • Loves to travel

A few things we'd like you to know about us:

  • We've been publishing since 1996.
  • We have readers in more than 70 countries.
  • We work really, really hard all of the time.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits. For consideration, candidates MUST email a resume, a cover letter, four to six clips of published editorial work and three professional references. First-round interviewees will be asked to take an editing test. For more information, check out our website at Absolutely no phone calls, please. Email your resume to