1. Manage/lead a team of writers based in the Yale Office of Public Affairs & Communications. 2. Work closely with a team of fellow editors, media relations officers, videographer-photographers and visual artists, plus production personnel, to ensure that all stories publish on time and with visual appeal. 3. Ensure all work follows editorial policies and meets the highest standards. 4. Identify work produced by other writers and content generators within Yale that merits amplification through OPAC's media channels. 5. Keep careful track of the status, flow and availability of content, in coordination with other members of the editorial team. 6. Write original stories for publication in Yale-owned media, sometimes on short notice. 7. Manage and mentor writers, set individual goals and development plans. 8. Perform related duties & responsibilities as assigned/requested.
Preferred Education: Direct supervisory experience. Familiarity with digital content management and distribution systems. Professional experience at a college/university or other organization with a teaching and research mission.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Direct supervisory experience. Familiarity with digital content management and distribution systems. Professional experience at a college/university or other organization with a teaching and research mission.
Required Skill/ability 5: Demonstrated ability to identify the stories within information.
Posting Position Title: Managing Editor, OPAC
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated ability to thrive in a deadline-intense environment.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Managing Editor, Office of Public Affairs
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated ability to write clear, compelling, accessible prose about complex subjects.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated ability to help other writers deliver first-rate stories.
Bachelor's degree. Seven years of professional editorial experience, including significant work in daily news or other fast-paced, deadline-rich editorial environments, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 60038BR
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.