University Communications and Marketing (UCM) has an opening for an Executive Editor/Editorial Director on the Content team. UCM has overall responsibility for marketing and brand management, media relations, and editorial services producing various web and print publications and communications for the university. The office optimizes the coordination of strategies and programs for these areas.
Working with the staff, the executive editor/editorial director ensures that the story of Tufts University--the work of our faculty, the ideas of our students, the impact of our alumni--is told in a digital-first, responsible, compelling, forward-looking, and nimble manner. Further, the executive editor/editorial director has a key role in connecting the development of these stories with the broader goals of the university, advancement, enrollment marketing, and general impact
10 years overseeing digital-first content production, with a high-volume portfolio of superb work, including on-deadline content development across multiple channels and/or experience guiding a team from a print-focused to a primarily digital approach.
Sharp writing, editing, and time-management skills and keen attention to detail; impeccable ability to manage multiple projects
Demonstration of impeccable journalistic judgment and context-sensitive decision-making
Sophisticated understanding of content optimization for social, mobile, SEO, email, multimedia, etc.
Experience increasing the skill level of professionals with diverse levels of expertise in digital content production
Deeply skilled in establishing fruitful collaborations with colleagues (at all levels of an organization) that enrich the professional experience and greatly improve the end product
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Communications and Marketing
Organization: Univ Rel - Comms & Marketing
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Oct 28, 2019, 1:38:45 PM
Internal Number: 19001929
About Tufts University
Tufts is a leader in American higher education, distinctive for its success as a moderately sized university that excels at research and providing students with a personal experience. Our unique combination of research and liberal arts attracts students, faculty and staff who thrive in our environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement.