Reporting to the Editorial Director, the Editor of Barnard Magazine, as an important member of the College's news team, will be responsible for the full production of four (4) print and online issues of the magazine per academic year, and will oversee content strategy of the magazine on social media and other alumnae and Barnard official channels. The magazine is intended to raise the College's public profile and build alumnae involvement. As such, the Editor is responsible for helping bring Barnard's strategic messages and positioning to alumnae, faculty, and other members of the Barnard community, as well as to those outside the community, through the quality and vigor of its editorial material. The magazine also keeps important constituencies updated on major events and news relating to the College.
As a member of the Communications team, the Editor will also be called on for writing, editing, copyediting, and proofreading, as needed, of digital and other content produced by the department.
Department: Communications - Magazine
Required Qualification Summary:
Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred in creative writing, journalism, English, or related field.
Minimum 7 to 10 years of editorial experience, preferably in magazine, book, or custom publishing; an eye for photography, layout, and design is desirable.
Fluency in standard content, productivity and design applications, including Microsoft Office, InDesign, InCopy, and Adobe PhotoShop.
Proficiency in CMS/web publishing (preferably Drupal).
Willingness to work outside standard business hours, when required.
Experience working with higher education institutions preferred
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