The Senior Editor will have the managing editorial responsibility for content published on the Stigler Center's blog and her/his primary objective is to ensure that all written material is reviewed and approved to publication in accordance with the guidelines of the Stigler Center. Assist and attend all major Stigler Center events including creating and endorsing the online promotional content across all social media channel.
Managing editorial responsibility for content published on the blog, under the guidance of the Faculty Director
Supervise content of Writer/Editor
Coordinate on all publications and timing with Director
Prepare recurring editorial plan of all content. Tweak it during the months according to current events, news
Coordinate with the editorial board on the topics to promote, the relevant Stigler-related academic papers, stories, and interviews for the blog
Brainstorm and produce engaging, best in class posts and drive engagement
Work across all social media channels
Work closely with the blog Writer/Editor, assign writing tasks, guidance, and editing of posts
Coordinate with the ProMarket Writer/Editor in managing the social media accounts for the center
Encourage academics to write for the blog and assist them if needed in preparing their posts
Make sure there are at least 3 posts per week and have own posts ready to be published in case of any last-minute need
Work with the Stigler Centerâ™s Research Professionals to improve the graphics of the blog
Make sure all Stigler events, talks, working papers, and conferences are promoted and covered
Enhance and manage PR and Media relationships
Coordinate themes and promote the content of Capitalisnâ™t, the podcast of the Stigler Center
Assist with the writing and editing of content related to Stigler Centerâ™s activities (e.g., Annual Reports, Project Proposals, marketing material for events and conferences, etc.)
Education, Experience or Certifications
Bachelor's degree required, preferably in economics or political science.
A minimum four years of experience in economic journalism and editing required.
Experience in research, proofreading and fact-checking under tight deadlines required.
Experience in providing commentary, with an emphasis on political economy and business issues required.
Experience in Social Media practices required.
Digital publishing experience required.
Content based social strategist experience required.
Experience with international working environment preferred.
Experience in multiple media â“ not just print, but also audio, video, and interactive preferred.
Portfolio demonstrating experience with a variety of writing styles and mediums, including profiles, interviews, web copy, emails, fact sheets, PowerPoint presentations, etc. required.
Experience and demonstrated success in conducting high-level interviews with limited preparation time, and in a friendly, professional manner required.
Experience with elite interviews â“ top academics and policymakers â“ preferred.
Experience in research and reporting across the globe preferred.
Technical Knowledge or Skills:
Solid knowledge of website analytics tollsand experience in setting up and optimizing Google AdWords campaigns required.
Ability to write clear, accurate, engaging headlines with SEO best practices required.
Excellent communication skills required.
Collaborative and flexible required.
English as a native language required.
Knowledge of one or more foreign languages preferred.
Ability to multi-task, work independently, and produce a high volume of work under tight deadlines required.
Ability to work effectively and collaborate in a team environment, both from a creative and executional standpoint required.
Knowledge of MS Office including Word and PowerPoint required.
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