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Executive Editor
American Girl
Middleton, WI
Date Posted
American Girl, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mattel, headquartered in Middleton, Wisconsin, has an opening within our Content Development Department for an Executive Editor. We employ creative and energetic individuals who DARE to be innovative, and THRIVE in a friendly and fast-paced environment. American Girl is committed to developing employees and supporting their career goals, helping them GROW with a host of meaningful experiences and learning opportunities.

Mattel has been named "100 Best Companies to Work For" six years in a row. By promoting a culture of BALANCE that emphasizes working passionately and taking time to play often, we are proud of how our employees LEAD by example in all that they do!

This individual will lead the creative development of contemporary characters for girls ages 3-12; to translate those characters into content, including books (fiction and nonfiction), digital content, events, and experiences; and to assist with the development of entertainment properties such as movies, television shows, and theater productions.

The Executive Editor will lead and motivate; formulate, direct, and approve concepts; approve final manuscripts; review and discuss projects under development; problem-solve content development issues; lead brainstorming of future ideas for development; and also develop and edit her/his own titles.

• Bachelor’s degree in related field such as English or Journalism
• Minimum of 7 years’ content development experience
• Previous supervisory experience
• Excellent fiction editing skills
• Multimedia content development for children

Strong candidates will have:
• Experience with entertainment properties
• Experience in character/series creation
• Experience in content strategy development

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