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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.
Required Skill/ability 5: Familiarity with the academic culture and the processes and policies of an educational institution.
Posting Position Title: Managing Editor, OPAC
Required Skill/ability 3: Experience creating and executing content strategy, as well as implementing content on all platforms, from web to email to social media.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Editor of Your Yale
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated experience and high-level skill set in writing and editing. Demonstrated organizational talent: planning, directing, and assembling teams, and working wisely in a fast-paced environment.
Required Skill/ability 4: Familiarity with an audience-centered approach to content and the data analytics such an approach requires.
Required Skill/ability 2: Exceptional judgment, reliability, and discretion. Ability to thrive in a role that requires the establishment of cheerful consensus among many, and across offices. Demonstrated ability building productive relationships through interaction with faculty and staff.
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.
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.
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