Editorial Writer Job Description Sample
Editorial Content Writer
Plano 7 (31067), United States of America, Plano, Texas
At Capital One, we're building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.
Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.
Editorial Content Writer
Editorial Content Writer
Our Auto Content Team is hiring a writer to support our editorial content marketing efforts. You'll pitch, research and write strong creative pieces that help strengthen the perception of our brand and educate our customers about all angles of the car-buying process. While a journalism background is desired, the ideal candidate is a strategic thinker, creative problem solver and has experience with marketing concepts. A working knowledge of various aspects of the automotive or financial realm is as important as a strong desire to continuously learn. You'll have the opportunity to help build our content efforts from the ground up. We're looking for the right mix of content writing, marketing know-how and creativity.
Be a journalist at heart—this means you have experience pitching story ideas, as well as researching, writing and editing. Come with your own sources, or have the ability to find sources for your stories.
Be comfortable writing long-form content—working from a brief to conceptualize and execute strategically sound, creative ideas.
Have experience creating work that persuasively communicates marketing objectives to the end customer.
Understand how to speak brand and marketing. We want someone who sees the bigger picture and helps others see it too.
Be able to brainstorm with the Auto Content Team to generate original ideas and creative concepts.
Be self-organized and able to manage multiple deadlines on numerous, concurrent projects.
Have strong presentation skills—you will be expected to articulate and sell your work.
Consistently deliver quality work on time.
Portfolio demonstrates industry and conceptual diversity, examples should be from a variety of channels and represent different types of writing, ranging from awareness marketing to socially-oriented and educational editorial content. Work should show evidence of "thinking outside the box" while achieving business goals.
Additional skills that will help you succeed:
You have a positive attitude and work well in an Editor and Writer partnership.
You have experience contributing to a strategic process.
You are just as comfortable writing a clever headline as you are with a longer article.
A clear understanding of tone and the ability to quickly adapt your writing style.
An understanding of the importance of creative strategy, how to use it to create powerful work, and the ability to clearly present it to others for buy-in.
The ability to handle multiple projects at once and meet aggressive deadlines.
Writing portfolio should be submitted with resume. Diversity of work is key. We are interested in seeing produced content, editorial clips as well as some marketing/advertising work.
Experience writing about personal finance and the auto industry.
An eye toward and experience with short-format video.
Innate understanding of SEO concepts and best practices
Experience with using data analytics and metrics to inform editorial strategy
Bachelor's degree or military experience
At least 5 years of writing experience
At least 3 years of experience writing long-form content for the web
- 3 years of experience in a marketing or advertising setting
- 2 years of experience writing educational or automotive content
At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.
Assistant/Associate Director For News And Editorial Services
? Oversees the Institute's media relations effort, serving as primary liaison with local, regional, and national media. ? Develops, pitches, and places stories with appropriate media. ? Serves as the Institute's alternate spokesperson. ? Serves as editor of the Institute Report, identifying story and photo ideas, managing writers and photographers, and supervising the layout of the publication. ? Manages the news functions of the Institute's website and news-related social media channels. ? Supports requests for content from the Publications, Marketing, and Online Communications divisions of the office. ? Serves as editor of Institute publications. ? Oversees the Institute's multimedia productions.
? A bachelor's degree and prior work experience in a communications or public relations field or equivalent experience. ? Experience producing written, graphical, and multimedia products to support the goals of a complex organization. ? The ability to interact with Institute leaders and a broad range of stakeholders across post to develop communications goals and projects; to efficiently and effectively organize the work of subordinates; and to manage multiple projects within specified timelines. ? Must demonstrate mastery of journalistic writing and editing.
? Experience in crisis communications; ? Experience acting as spokesperson of a complex organization; ? Experience serving as a media liaison, including developing relationships, responding to queries, and seeking opportunities to position faculty members as expert sources for media.
This is a uniformed A/P Faculty position.
Senior Writer, Editorial - Categories
Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team
NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.
Marketing, Marketing & Communications
Nike, Inc.'s storytellers, Marketing and Communication sets the brand tone. A creative force of specialists tell Nike's stories of innovation and sport through advertising, brand strategy, digital engagement and product presentation. Using channels ranging from retail stores to social media, Marketing & Communication teams connect the science and art of Nike innovations to the hearts and minds of athletes around the world.
The Nike, Inc. Communications team develops, establishes and strengthens authentic connections with diverse audiences through the lens of innovation and sport. The team creates premium and innovative brand stories, builds and enhances corporate reputation and brand equity, and engages audiences such as consumers, media, athletes, investors, non-governmental organizations and Nike's own employees. The team focuses on information, inspiration and connection to accelerate the growth of Nike, Inc. Communications employees ignite conversations, envision the possibilities, and influence and deliver new levels of creative and strategic thinking to advance the brand around the world.
Global Brand Writing is searching for exceptional Senior Writers to join Nike's newest creative team, Editorial. As a storytelling lead in a cross-functional squad (design, strategy, brand marketing), the Senior Writer will have the rare opportunity to learn, dimensionalize, and evolve the Nike brand voice for one of four categories [Global Football (soccer); NikeWomen; Nike Sportswear; Training] through authentic, engaging storytelling. Reporting into the Writing Director of your category, you will be responsible for game-changing, conceptual, and nimble creativity.
The ideal candidate is, first and foremost, a strategic wordsmith, who instinctively knows how to collaborate with design to weave together holistic stories. S/he is well-versed in brand writing, and knows how to interpret, re-think, and/or bring to life any brief. The Senior Writer will have a sixth sense for storytelling, and a proven multidisciplinary outlook on creative writing (from IG stories to billboards to CTAs to wildpostings). The right person for this role will have an innate connection to culture (and a side project or two to prove it). And it goes without saying: a love for the craft of writing and a belief in the power of sport are musts.
Evangelize writing, storytelling, and the Editorial team through exceptional creative ideas, collaborative skills, and strategic thinking
Learn, wield, and dimensionalize the Nike brand voice for your category
Collaborate nimbly with squad partners in design, strategy, and operations to win as a team
Incorporate ongoing learnings (e.g. analytics, performance metrics) into your creative process and future output
Assist/support third-party creative partners with the Nike brand voice
Uphold your category's guidelines, best practices, and resources
Continually help shape, evolve, and improve processes and partnerships
Live the category – attend the games, read the blogs, champion the sport
Minimum 5 years of experience writing for industry-leading brands or publications
Multidisciplinary writer with experience working across multiple channels and story formats
Portfolio that demonstrates exceptional written and conceptual thinking
Experience working on sport, tech, or fashion brands
Ability to pair creative writing with data/analytics/best practices and produce results
Proven fluency in culture and new platforms
Experience working for sports-related brands or publications
Startup, launch, or other "ground-floor" experience
Passion projects / creative endeavors outside work (e.g. a band / magazine / shop)
Experience liaising with creative agencies
Experience working in or with key North American markets (e.g. NYC, LA) and global markets (e.g. Europe, Asia, Latin America)
B.A. in English, Creative Writing, Journalism, or a related field
NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.
NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.
Job ID 00436949
IT Editorial Strategist
Skyword is seeking an experienced content editor and strategist to serve in a key role that's part of a content marketing machine - managing content production for the IT division of our client's B2B tech portfolio. The Editorial Strategist will partner with key client stakeholders to learn the ins and outs of the business and develop content plans that align with business objectives. You will work directly with a select group of writers to produce content and ensure it's of the highest quality. Strong candidates have no problem asking questions and diving into data to develop innovative content strategies that achieve content goals. We want someone who isn't afraid to think creatively!
By joining Skyword, you will have the opportunity to be an integral part of a fast-growing organization with opportunity for advancement.
Spearhead the development and delivery of content marketing plans for the IT division to support always-on publishing needs, campaigns and product launches.
Schedule and lead briefings with client business leads to inform regular content plan development.
Lead ideation, topic pitching and assignment creation in collaboration with freelance writers.
Provide strategy, insights and ideas to fuel enhanced content production (webinars, videos, infographics, etc.)
Schedule and manage assignments using the Skyword360 platform.
Manage and serve as a resource for freelance writers as they work through the content creation process.
Review content to ensure adherence to content standards and brand POV. Provide direct, substantive feedback to writers when revisions are required.
Conduct keyword research, market research and competitive analysis as needed in development of content plans.
Ensure SEO best practices are integral to content planning and content execution by writers.
Support Skyword's Community Management team in the recruitment of new writers as needed.
Contribute to regular status calls with client stakeholders to report on content production progress.
Provide clients with ongoing strategic recommendations and advice.
Ensure delivery of monthly program goals.
Strong content writing/editing background. B2B Tech experience required.
Ability to grasp new topics quickly and communicate professionally with technology experts.
Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to manage time and prioritize work autonomously.
Ability to analyze performance in the development of actionable plans and recommendations.
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced team environment.
Self-starter approach to work, with an eagerness to take responsibility and consistently exceed objectives.
Positive attitude, professional demeanor and adaptable to a changing environment.
Direct client communication and freelancer management.
Ability to grasp new technology platforms quickly.
Comfort discussing SEO and Google Analytics best practices.
Ability to think strategically and identify and resolve problems, while maintaining a strong customer focus.
Ability to come up with creative solutions to challenges.
Position is based in Boston; 10-15% travel to New Jersey
Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, Marketing or equivalent
3-5 years of B2B technology digital publishing or digital marketing
2-3 years of client management
Experience utilizing keyword research and SEO tools
Experience working in Excel and PowerPoint
Compensation and Benefits
Competitive market-based salary. Medical, dental, life, progressive parental leave, and disability insurance plans; equity; 401(k) plans with employer matching contribution; three weeks paid vacation; 11 paid holidays; 10 sick days; 2 half day volunteer days; and an open, friendly work environment.
Founded in 2010, Skyword empowers today's top brands to create unique content experiences that deliver customer value and drive business success. With its SaaS+ model, Skyword offers: a SaaS-based enterprise-level content marketing platform, industry-leading services, and a global community of storytellers. Today's leading brands have created and published more than one million original stories as articles, videos, images, infographics, podcasts, and animations on Skyword360. These stories have earned Skyword customers more than two billion visits organically, and Skyword has paid its freelance creatives more than $30 million on behalf of its customers. Skyword is a privately held company headquartered in Boston, MA. The company's technology center is located in Pittsburgh, PA. Current investors include Rho Acceleration, Cox Media Group, Allen & Company, Progress Ventures, and American Public Media Group.
Skyword is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.
Editorial Service Mgr
Manages the editing of manuscripts and other material written by physicians and other health care professionals for publication in the peer-reviewed, indexed, medical literature and performs editing of this material. Develops and teaches an educational program for Cleveland Clinic physicians and residents. Conducts and tracks day-to-day operations so that Editorial Services are provided in an orderly, efficient manner. Assigns work and supervises other editors. Writes papers as needed. Edits, writes, rewrites, copy-edits and proofs articles as needed. Hires, trains, and evaluates medical editors.
Manages the editing and edit research papers and other manuscripts authored by physicians and other health care professionals for publication in the peer-reviewed, indexed, medical literature.
Consults on how to strengthen a manuscript to increase the probability of its acceptance by a journal or a publisher.
Edits copy for adherence to conventional rules of grammar, punctuation, and spelling, including medical terms.
Utilizes substantive editing for clarity, organization, and internal consistency, including text, illustrations, tables, statistical presentations, and photographs.
Involves critical assessment of every component of the document.
Modifies each component until it is compatible with every other component.
Reviews the organization of the text, the logic of the arguments, and the communicative effectiveness of the entire document, as well as knowledge of scientific format and copy editing.
Under special circumstances, writes new documents from reference materials.
Develops and teaches seminars on how to prepare papers for the scientific literature, an educational program for Cleveland Clinic professional staff and residents.
Teaches medical writing and scientific publishing to a variety of audiences, including Cleveland Clinic support staff.
Creates and maintains a database of manuscripts processed and courses taught.
Writes papers based on transcribed audiotapes.
Stays current in the knowledge and skills of medical writing and editing. Advises Department Head regarding policies (e.g., House style and usage) and procedures (e.g., use of personnel, forms, software, vendors, equipment, etc.) to improve and expand Editorial Services.
Manages the editing and/or writing of special projects such as grant applications, brochures, abstracts, book reviews and newsletters for professional or lay audiences.
Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field.
- None required.
Complexity of Work:
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment.
Excellent writer and medical editor; thorough, fast, sensitive to subtleties of meaning.
Expertise in a variety of types of editing (such as original studies, case reports, editorials, reviews, abstracts, patient aids, journal proceedings/supplements, newsletters) for lay and professional audiences.
Grasp of inner workings of both the medical journal and book publishing business and lay journalism.
Aggressive in keeping abreast of author and publisher needs with initiative in recommending and implementing improvements.
Strong interpersonal skills in communicating with others, especially authors, via telephone, letter, and in person.
Detailed knowledge of medical terminology and nomenclature, standard usage, and publisher requirements, such as the Uniform Requirements of Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals.
Understanding of basic organization of tables
A leader and organizer of people and multiple
Ability to supervise editorial/production personnel on long- and short-term projects in a deadline-driven setting
Knowledge of basic layout, design, printing, word processing.
Knowledge of desktop publishing helpful.
Ability to manage freelance and staff editors and writers, designers, production people.
Familiarity with medical libraries and indexing, and in performing online searches.
Minimum three years experience as an editor of physician-authored papers published in peer-reviewed medical journals.
Additional experience may offset the degree requirement.
Requires extensive standing and walking to various locations on campus.
Requires dexterity sufficient to operate a personal computer (PC) in the course of work.
Personal Protective Equipment:
- Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic's Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.
Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
Editorial Assistant, The New Yorker
The New Yorker is a multi-platform media enterprise, spanning print, digital, audio, video, and live events. Founded in 1925, The New Yorker is considered by many to be the most influential magazine in the world, renowned for its in-depth reporting, political and cultural commentary, fiction, poetry, humor, and cartoons. In addition to the weekly print magazine, The New Yorker has become a daily digital destination for news and cultural coverage by its staff writers and other contributors. In print and online, The New Yorker stands apart for its commitment to truth and accuracy, for the quality of its prose, and its insistence on exciting and moving every reader.
The New Yorker is seeking an Editorial Assistant to support its editorial team. This is an entry-level position that encompasses a combination of administrative and creative responsibilities, both aiding and participating in the editorial process.
Handling administrative duties (scheduling, travel, expenses, etc.)
Conducting research for various editorial departments for upcoming stories
Meeting with editors to brainstorm content
Assisting with compiling and organizing materials for pitch meetings and run-throughs
Miscellaneous editorial tasks, which may include: writing display copy, editing standing magazine material such as The Mail and Contributors pages, and writing social copy.
- BA in English, Journalism or relevant Liberal Arts degree
- 2+ years of editorial experience, ideally at a digital media company
The ideal candidate will have at least two years of editorial or reporting experience. The person should be highly organized and attentive to detail, opinionated about ideas, politics, and cultural matters, and an enthusiastic reader of The New Yorker, familiar with the magazine's distinctive approach to storytelling.
What happens next?
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply below and we will review your application as soon as possible. Please note that due to the high level of applications we receive, it is not always possible for us to respond to each applicant in person. Should your profile fit this open position we will contact you within approximately 4 weeks. You can update your resume or upload a cover letter at any time by accessing your candidate profile.
Condé Nast is an equal opportunity workplace.
Duties and responsibilities may be adjusted based on years of experience.
Salary is also commensurate with experience.
Business Insider Editorial Fellow, Youtube And Influencers
Business Insider is hiring a media fellow to cover YouTube as it relates to creators and influencers, and how online platforms are changing entertainment and media.
The Insider Fellowship Program is for early career journalists who want to spend six months learning from a newsroom full of passionate, dedicated journalists. Fellows are assigned to teams and become experts in digital storytelling. They produce real work that is distributed to our audience of millions, and by the end of six months are prepared for the next phase of their journalism careers. For more information on the Insider Fellowship Program, see here.
Fellows spend their time doing meaningful work: researching, writing, pitching, and producing features — even breaking news if the timing is right.
This fellow will cover YouTube and its surrounding businesses with a mixture of industry analysis, people-driven features, trend spotting, and also any wild/fun stories that catch their eye. They will focus on YouTube's role as a media and entertainment business platform.
All our editorial fellows should have:
Experience reporting and writing (school publications are great)
A passion for digital storytelling and voracious reading habits
Familiarity with digital and social media
Ability to work quickly and collaboratively with a fast-paced team
Light HTML and/or Photoshop experience
Proofreading and copyediting skills
In addition, for the media team, we're looking for someone with:
An interest in YouTube and other social media platforms where creators and influencers live: their power players, balance sheets, growth areas, brand safety issues, relationships with top creators, subscription efforts, and so on
Familiarity with the top YouTube creators and how they are evolving and making money
Interest in exploring other platforms' sometimes-rocky relationship with creators and how those creators are using the platforms
Ability to surface and write original articles on these businesses and platforms in order to provide a perspective on the industry that readers aren't getting elsewhere
This is an hourly paid fellowship based out of our New York office. Fellows are encouraged to work 40 hours a week, and fellowships run for six months. Start date for this position will be in June.
Created for the digital generation, Business Insider is the largest business news site in the U.S. and one of the fastest-growing news brands in the world. We embrace the themes of positive change and innovation and use fast, fun, and informative storytelling to cover the business, tech, and finance news stories you need to know to work, play and live better.
APPLY HERE with a resume and cover letter telling us why you want to be our media fellow. Please include links to relevant clips if you have them.
Senior Designer, Editorial
Refinery29 is the leading media and entertainment company focused on women with a global audience footprint of 249 million across all platforms. Through a variety of lifestyle stories, original video programming, social, shareable content, and live experiences, Refinery29 provides its audience with the inspiration and tools to discover and pursue a more independent, stylish, and informed life. Please visit www.refinery29.com, www.refinery29.com/en-ca, www.refinery29.uk and www.refinery29.de for more information and to browse content.
What Makes an R29er?
You have a deep commitment and passion for the mission of R29 to motivate and inspire women through their own unique power, identity, and infinite potential. You have a deep knowledge and/or interest in women's storytelling and reporting, as well as its distinct power to inform and drive conversation & change. You ignite possibility and solutions in even the most challenging moments, and you have an innate desire to strive for excellence and progress, through your daily work and your attitude.
Check out our creative team's work here: http://www.creative.r29.com/
What you'll do:
Function as primary designer on assigned projects managing the design from Kickoff meetings through conception, execution and delivery.
Collaborate with Art Director and execute excellent designs that translate the attitude and value of the R29 brand across all lines of business. Demonstrating ability to take direction and constructive criticism.
Collaborate with other designers and mentor entry level designers and interns.
Work enthusiastically, respectfully and collaboratively within the creative department as well as other departments within the company.
Generate multiple design explorations and iterate designs to the satisfaction of lead. As well as work autonomously.
Attend project kick-offs brainstorms and conceptualize relevant content that reflects Refinery29's mission of being the catalyst for women to see, feel and claim their power.
Translate creative strategy into a visual language that supports Refinery29's mission and values. Possesses a commitment to nurture and embody inspiration and a desire to push the boundaries in design and maintain brand consistency throughout all projects.
Present creative work with a strong ability to communicate your creative process, thoughts, ideas and connection to the brief.
Work on various types of projects, including: editorial content, branded content, branding projects, and experiential.
Stay current with contemporary design and technology trends.
Create reusable assets and templates to facilitate and reduce production times.
Work with the design and photo team to create and evolve style guides that set the stage for R29.
Manage and prioritize work effectively, and proactively escalate conflicts with workloads. Ensure that internal deadlines, timetables and approval procedures are adhered to for assigned project phases.
Manage process of sourcing and working with outside artists and illustrators.
What you have:
Excellent Design skills, with a strong balance of identity, typography, layout, and illustration design skills.
Experience working at a branding agency, with solid identity and branding design work.
Excellent leadership skills.
Strong aesthetic skills with an eye for colors, fonts and layouts.
Print production understanding.
Ability to mentor junior team members
Passion for current design trends, illustration and be able to work with outsourced artists
Be immersed and knowledgeable in design culture, current and past.
Open, positive and collaborative communication style
Ability to handle multiple projects at the same time
Deep knowledge of and familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud Products (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc., InDesign) (Keynote and Powerpoint familiarity is a plus).
Strong desire to develop creatively and push the R29 visual brand forward
Ability to illustrate is ideal
For consideration, you must submit your resume and link to your online portfolio. Applications submitted without a portfolio will not be considered.
Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.
Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.
John Hancock Insurance division (a Division of Manulife) has an exciting opportunity for a passionate, results-oriented and creative editorial director to join its Marketing team. This is an opportunity to thrive in a dynamic environment where innovative and award-winning programs like John Hancock Vitality are helping people live longer, healthier lives and protecting their financial future.
Oversee and inspire a team of copywriters who are responsible for delivering compelling and impactful content that engages customers/financial advisors and helps drive sales. This hands-on role will be responsible for the ideation, management, execution and evaluation of content across mediums and distribution channels.
Overall Individual Responsibilities:
Researching, writing, and editing:
Directing initiatives and individuals
Individual Responsibilities include:
Manage and grow a results-driven team of copywriters/content marketers, including providing guidance and editorial feedback
Collaborate with channel champions, design and digital marketing on content marketing strategy and execution to increase audience and drive user engagement and acquisition that align with business goals and KPIs
Work with digital marketing team to help drive SEO, email, and social strategies
Oversee development of creative strategies based on marketing program, core messages and target audience
Create persona-based content for various stages of the funnel for both B2C and B2B communications and across a mix of mediums (print, digital, social, video)
Leverage analytics and research insight and data to develop or bolster written work
Edit and proofread copy for accuracy and brand tone
Bachelor's Degree is required
10+ years of insurance writing experience preferred
Creative storyteller who can demonstrate their skills as an excellent writer and editor for B2B and B2C
Deep understanding of best practices for writing across channels (web, social, video, print)
Excellent management, organizational and prioritization skills, including the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Resourceful researcher with strong information gathering, analytical and strategic planning skills
Willing to roll up his/her sleeves to make things happen and motivate teams.
Ability to interact successfully with all levels of the organization
Ability to positively influence colleagues and the direction of work
Influencing the direction and execution of external-facing communications
Hiring and firing of freelance and full-time staff, as needed
If you are ready to unleash your potential it's time to start your career with Manulife/John Hancock.
Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2017, we had about 35,000 employees, 73,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving more than 26 million customers. As of September 30, 2018, we had over $1.1 trillion (US$863 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $27.6 billion in payments to our customers.
Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States where we have served customers for more than 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.
Manulife is committed to supporting a culture of diversity and accessibility across the organization. It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request an accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.
HarperCollins Children's Books, one of the leading publishers of children's and teen books, is currently seeking an Editorial Assistant to provide support to an executive editor working on picture books, middle-grade and young adult fiction, and select nonfiction and graphic novels. This position also provides assistance to two executive editors as needed. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment, is excited about children's and teen books, and is conscientious, extremely organized, and reliable.
Provides administrative and editorial support.
Writes copy, including title sheets, flap copy, selling copy, and catalog copy.
Monitors and coordinates with Production the publishing schedule and acts as liaison to other internal departments (i.e. Publicity, Marketing, Managing Editorial, etc.).
Drafts correspondence, memos, and other related items.
Conducts sales research, creates P&Ls, drafts contract requests and check requests.
Reads behind managers and provides detailed feedback on select titles.
Maintains and updates author files and records and maintains communication with authors and agents.
Reads and evaluates manuscript submissions and drafts rejection letters.
Attends meetings with design, editorial production, and the editorial team.
Miscellaneous administrative duties including expense reports and booking travel as needed.
College-level degree or equivalent work experience
Prior internship experience preferred
Proven ability to set priorities under pressure and multi-task
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Strong writing skills
Must have an understanding and awareness of general marketplace, industry and readings
Interest in children's and YA books is essential
HarperCollins Publishers is a company full of people who are passionate about books. When you apply for a position, we want to know why you want to work here, and why you are interested in the job. That's why cover letters are strongly preferred.
HarperCollins Publishers is an equal opportunity employer.
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