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The Content Writer and Editor has primary oversight and serves as editor of the Georgetown Law Alumni magazine. In this role, s/he oversees editorial direction for each issue of the magazine, ensuring that it aligns with Law Center priorities a n d messages. The incumbent is respon sib le for planning, writing, assigning, and e ditin g content, working closely with designers on visual identity of the magazin e. The editor also tracks alumni news and significant achievements of faculty, alumni, and s t udents. W orking closely with Deputy Director of Communications on ed itorial content and interacting with a variety of Law Center constituents, including the senior administrators, faculty, alumni and students, the Content Writer and Editor has additional duties that include but are not limited to:
Oversees the research, writing, and production of the Georgetown Law's Alumni Magazine, working closely with the Dean's office, Alumni Affairs, and Development to guide editorial content for the magazine.
Manages the editorial process by convening monthly editorial board meetings to determine content development and timelines.
Works closely with the design team on visual assets to ensure brand consistency.
Content Creation and Reporting
Manages projects with internal constituencies, hiring freelance writers, as needed, and provides editorial oversight for all content produced to ensure consistent messaging in Law Center materials.
Reports on campus activities and news for web content, including events and Law Center news.
Oversees freelancers on select writing projects for web content.
Editorial Design and Campus Liaison
Serves as Department editor on materials produced for the Law Center.
Serves as Law Center liaison on editorial content with main campus colleagues.
Provides stories for cross promotion and quarterly updates for President's Report.
Requirements and Qualifications
At least 7 years professional writing and editing experience; background or degree in journalism preferred
Law degree or understanding of complex legal topics
Strong leadership skills, excellent editorial judgment and ability to operate in a dynamic, collaborative news environment
Creative thinker willing to push envelop on content ideas and strategies for distribution
Strong interest in working collaboratively across the Law Center
Experience with digital reporting tools beneficial
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