1. As a strategic partner and while advancing the mission and objectives, conduct The Yale Review's business and management operations. 2. As a strategic partner with the Executive Editor, strategize about and identify editorial mission and scope of TYROnline. 3. Identify, solicit and commission pieces for The Yale Review and for TYROnline that will help shape the journal's new identity and establish TYR's online identity. 4. Identify new writers who will help create the identity and become TYROnline's stable of writers. 5. Help conceive of features/rubrics that will become core aspects of TYROnline's identity. 6. Strategically propose new ideas and events to assist the growth and the larger exposure of The Yale Review; also responsible for oversight and management of special events. 7. With the goal of improving audience engagement and attracting new subscribers, design and manage the digital and social media strategies for The Yale Review's digital publication, website, social media channels and podcast; responsible for proactive and reactive audience engagement strategies including continuous review and reporting of analytics and metadata. 8. Manage the TYROnline website, including posting pieces to the CMS and assigning and conceiving innovative digital features. 9. Posting to and providing reports on all social platforms, e-newsletters, and other audience engagement platforms (forums, comments, etc.), with a strategic focus on growing and nurturing core audiences online and in print. 10. Responsible for project budget management including building and monitoring and validating appropriate expenses for processing hiring. 11. Create and revise proofs for print journal. 12. Primary liaison for communication with authors, agents, designers, webmasters, publishers, journalists. 13. Manage student interns and graduate workers and other specialized services by offsite typesetters, printer, designers, and the publisher. 14. Hire and supervise part-time staff and consultants including ongoing training and mentorship; also responsible for managing the team and overseeing daily production and meeting of deadlines. 15. Maintain accurate and well organized record-keeping practices. 16. Other duties as assigned.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to represent The Yale Review well in working collegially with peers and colleagues within and outside Yale University.
Posting Position Title: Project Administrator, Yale Review
Required Skill/ability 3: Familiarity with contemporary literary writing and cultural journalism.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Deputy Editor/Digital Director
Required Skill/ability 1: Excellent editorial acumen and judgement. Demonstrated strong editing skills including structural revision, line editing and proofreading. Advanced proficiency with Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point, Adobe and Drupal.
Required Skill/ability 4: Highly organized with demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently under deadline pressures. Excellent attention to detail. Ability to work successfully in a fast-paced and changing environment. Some travel required.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated experience with digital publishing and innovative thinking about literary publications. Proficiency working with analytics and metadata.
Four years of related experience in the same job family, including experience with digital publications and familiarity with contemporary literary writing and with editing. A Bachelor's degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education; high-level digital skills are required.
Internal Number: 61714BR
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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.