Editorial Writer Job Description Sample
Editorial Writer And Producer
Editorial Writer and Producer | Acorns
Acorns is looking for a versatile writer and producer with experience covering money-related topics—preferably in interesting, interactive and inventive ways—to write and produce for its editorial and educational content arm, Grow. Our mission is to help people become more financially literate so they can be financially successful. That means writing about money-related topics in a way that's relatable, compelling and fun to read.
You'll work with our Editor-in-Chief and Executive Editor to pitch and write about money topics for the web, newsletter and social channels, and help us create exclusive content available only to Acorns users. You'll be joining a group of seasoned journalists and writers who've written for outlets like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Money, CNBC, Mic and others. You'll also build and publish all content in the CMS.
Within one month, you'll...
Pitch, report and write money-related articles with a unique take for our audience.
Research and write longer articles with key search terms in mind.
Research and write short, engaging money tips and facts for Acorns app users.
Write copy for videos, graphics and social media.
Produce content in our custom CMS.
Shepard relevant content through compliance.
Within three months, you'll...
Help manage the editorial calendar for the web and app.
Pitch, report and write topical editorial features for the newsletter and web channel.
Become the primary liaison with compliance.
Work with our developers to optimize the CMS and streamline production.
Collaborate with the team to develop new ideas, tools and features to deepen audience engagement.
What you've got:
2+ years of editorial writing experience
Excellent research, reporting and writing skills
Basic CMS experience
Detail-oriented approach and strong organizational skills
Ability to produce clean content under deadline
Ability to uncover new stories—and new angles on old topics
A desire to present money advice in a way that's not boring or patronizing (or been done 100 times before)
Bonus points if you have…
Experience writing popular content for a millennial audience.
Previous experience in a newsroom or startup environment.
A genuine desire to help improve people's lives by helping them improve their relationship with money.
What we offer:
Competitive salary and stock options
A comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of you and your family
Unlimited paid time off
Corporate gym access
Daily breakfast, weekly team lunches, and an endless supply of snacks
Numerous career possibilities that allow you to grow with Acorns
Talented and motivated team members who care deeply about one another, our mission and our customers.
The rare opportunity to create a new world. We inspire one another every day to do meaningful work that solves big societal challenges.
About Acorns Grow Inc.:
Acorns is the leading micro investing app in the U.S. It's easy-to-use, mobile-first technology makes it simple for anyone to set aside and invest life's spare money. Acorns allows customers to automatically invest in a low-cost, diversified portfolio of exchange-traded funds offered by some of the world's top asset managers (including Vanguard and Blackrock). Customers grow their wealth in one of five portfolios constructed with help from world-renowned Nobel Laureate economist Dr. Harry Markowitz. Acorns smart portfolio algorithms automatically work in the background of life, helping users build wealth naturally, pennies at a time. From Acorns mighty oaks do grow. You can access Acorns simply and easily via the app for iPhone, Android or desktop. Visit Acorns.com for more.
With benevolence and courage, we look after the financial best interests of the up-and-coming; beginning with the empowering step of micro-investing.
Lead with heart
Make bold decisions
Always build trust
Never stop growing
Advance our society
Junior Editorial Page Writer
The WSJ Opinion section is seeking a Junior Editorial Page Writer to join its team. You'll work closely with the editorial writing and editing staff, specifically working on "Review & Outlook" editorials.
You will conduct thorough and in-depth research on and detailed fact-checking across every topic we cover. Your work will serve as an additional buttress behind the strong, well-reported editorials we publish. You will also be expected to contribute editorials and features from time to time.
You should be skilled in both independent research and reporting, obsessed with details and skilled with sources. You'll develop sources and expertise in a variety of subject areas; have the opportunity to contribute profiles and features for the Opinion section under your own byline; and take on other tasks as needed for the print and digital editions of the Opinion section in the Journal.
Throughout the week, you'll also work to conceptualize, compile and write a weekly newsletter; this new offering will be an insightful, intelligent guide to the best commentary and analysis from the week. It will be both a look back on the top analysis of the week as well as a source for exclusive insights from the Opinion section.
You should be able to write well, framing opinions and arguments on every topic in a confident, concise and authoritative manner. You'll be responsible for working independently throughout the week to ultimately deliver a "markup" newsletter to the Editor every Saturday, to be distributed to readers on Sunday mornings.
Dow Jones , Making Careers Newsworthy
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets .
Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com . Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.
Business Area: EDITORIAL
Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world's largest news gathering operations globally.
It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America's largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron's, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).
If you require assistance in completing the online application, please contact the Talent Management team for Application Help at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com
Editorial Producer At CBS This Morning
Editorial Producer at CBS This Morning
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS News
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: New York, NY
CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 130 million people a week during the 2012/2013 season. The Network has the #1 drama/scripted program, NCIS; #1 sitcom, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.
Seeking a smart, creative, and enthusiastic Editorial Producer with strong story development and booking skills. This Editorial Producer pitches new stories, follows leads, gathers elements (both traditional news gathering and social media mining), books guests for live or tape segments, conducts pre-interviews, and facilitates logistics on a wide variety of stories including breaking news, feature stories, politics, foreign relations, consumer, business, and medical news.
Candidates must have strong editorial skills and an extensive rolodex, as well as highly developed relationship-building skills. The ideal candidate is able to take initiative by making calls and can demonstrate proof of performance on past news stories. This position requires high energy and persistence, as well as an understanding of TV newsgathering and transmission technology. The ability to effectively communicate with affiliates and their newsroom managers, network broadcast managers, and producers in other regions is essential. Candidates must be flexible with travel requirements and changing schedules as the position will, at times, require going to remote locations on short notice where breaking news is unfolding.
5+ years producing experience in a professional newsroom is preferred.
Must have solid news judgment and experience chasing breaking news.
Mastery of the broadcast newsgathering process is preferred, basic knowledge is required.
Field experience is strongly preferred.
Strong research skills including working with public and private records databases, such as Lexis Nexis, is required.
Must be an excellent writer with well-developed oral communication skills, especially when working on sensitive stories.
Must be able to juggle and prioritize multiple stories with different deadlines: short, medium, and long-term.
Must have the ability to manage ongoing relationships with external contributors, news outlets and other stakeholders.
Must be a team player with a positive attitude.
Experience supporting newsgathering teams in the field using solid news judgment and leadership skills is a plus.
Thrives in high-pressure and time-critical situations.
Degree in broadcast journalism or related field is preferred.
Passion for news, journalism, and storytelling is required.
Must be willing and able to work occasional overnight and/or weekend shifts
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Editorial Director, U.S. Content Team
Janus Henderson Global Investors is a leading independent global asset manager, dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for clients through a broad range of actively managed funds.
We provide our institutional, retail and high net-worth individuals with access to skilled investment professionals representing a broad range of asset classes including, equities, fixed income, multi asset and alternatives.
We are a team of independent thinkers who work tirelessly to help our clients achieve their goals – and we do it by fostering an energetic and collaborative culture that ensures our people love the place they work.
Headquartered in London, Janus Henderson is a truly global asset manager with a diverse geographic footprint, managing assets from 27 offices globally and employing more than 2,000 staff.
Overview of the Role
This is a new role and is key to implementing the Janus Henderson newsroom approach to content delivery. The approach means being acutely aware of the interests, concerns and appetite of our different audience/client segments, delivering content in the most appropriate format, making it easy to consume and available in as timely a manner as possible. Reporting to the Global Head of Content (based in London), the U.S Editorial Director role will help shape and implement content strategy, both in the U.S but also globally, acting as the coordinator for the content team in Denver.
The role will involve being an active contributor to the Janus Henderson content agenda with clients and investors being the target audience. While the existing content writers will tend to focus on pieces from their allotted investment teams, the Editorial Director will lead on articles and videos that give a corporate voice to key investment and industry themes and demonstrate the part Janus Henderson plays in offering solutions.
The role will also involve ensuring a consistent and appropriate editorial voice for Janus Henderson in the U.S, suited to the various target audiences. This will mean maintaining editorial oversight of material produced by the team from the ideation through to publication stages and providing editorial direction as required.
It will also mean working closely with the many stakeholders in the content production process to ensure output and strategy are firmly aligned with the requirements of the business. The role will also mean maintaining oversight of the copy requirements for Janus Henderson's U.S quarterly and monthly reporting process.
Duties and Responsibilities
Support the Global Head of Content with the implementation of strategy and idea origination to support the execution of Knowledge. Shared
Act as coordinator for the U.S Content Team – as a player manager, responsibilities include supporting the wider team and taking the lead on higher level industry themes and topics that transcend portfolio specifics i.e active management, disruption, retirement needs
Bring a good grasp of journalism and a newsroom mentality coupled with a strong understanding of the role of content in the asset management sales approach. Use this background to oversee the content agenda for the team coming up with new value–add initiatives and ideas to support the sales and marketing process
Providing editorial direction to the team at an ideation through to publication level
Overseeing copy delivery for monthly and quarterly reporting requirements. The process is managed elsewhere but the role involves helping coordinate copy delivery within the Content Team and the use of contractors.
Act as the point person to filter marketing/sales requirements and prioritize requests
Help ensure visibility of content being worked on to allow its use to be maximized globally. Adhere to sign off and distribution/saving processes to ensure content is compliant and widely accessible.
Maintain an understanding of competitor positioning and look to draw out and maximise Janus Henderson's strengths.
Assumes additional duties as assigned
- Supervise contractors supporting the U.S content team
Technical Skills and Qualifications
Educated to degree level, with economics or similar relevant degree preferable.
Excellent knowledge of investment writing.
Experience of developing, implementing and managing the delivery of investment communications for a broad range of client types.
A dynamic individual able to convert enthusiasm into deliverables.
A good creative thinker. Able to challenge dogma and think outside of normal processes.
A team player willing to get involved in all aspects of the business.
Strong planning and implementation skills.
A desire to deliver excellence, with a clear focus on deadlines.
A self-starter with excellent communication skills and attention to detail
Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed by:
Annual Performance Appraisal
Completion of all assigned Compliance training
Working Environment/Physical Activities
- Typical office environment with PC, telephone, copier, fax machine, etc.
- PC usage up to 80% of the time
Janus Henderson Investors (including its subsidiaries) will not maintain existing or sponsor new industry registrations or licenses where not supported by an employee's job functions (as determined by Janus Henderson Investors at its sole discretion).
All applicants must be willing to comply with the provisions of Janus Henderson Investors' Investment Advisory Code of Ethics related to personal securities activities and other disclosure and certification requirements, including past political contributions and political activities. Applicants' past political contributions or activity may impact applicants' eligibility for this position. Janus Henderson Investors is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. All applications are subject to background checks.
Assistant Director, Editorial Services
The Assistant Director of Editorial Services is responsible for the creation and publication of content for UCF Advancement/Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving through social media accounts, email campaigns, websites, event scripts and other UCF Advancement communication.
Identifies, researches, interviews and writes stories and alumni spotlights relevant to the alumni community.
Writes and posts original content for UCF Alumni Today WordPress blog site and Alumni Exposure site.
Drafts speeches and program talking points and assists in all facets of communications.
Drafts strategically significant correspondence and other materials to support leadership and board initiatives.
Serves as the primary resource and authority for Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving on best writing practices to provide consistency across the department.
Reviews and edits communications materials developed by staff members.
Creates and edits mass email communications content.
Serves as chief in-house writer and editor for all web and print feature stories, while providing content for marketing materials, and developing an editorial style guide for Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving.
Builds continuity and assists in maintaining UCF Advancement standards across all communications including websites and email.
Collaborates with campus-wide communications specialists.
Helps develop social media content and advertising campaigns for Facebook and Twitter.
Serves as an editorial point of contact for team award submissions and recognition opportunities.
Reports monthly on website editorial activity.
Monitors internal and external media and briefs leadership on significant news items.
Critical features of this job are described above. Nothing in this position description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All positions assist in recruiting, training and retaining foundation employees.
Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and four years of appropriate experience.
Additional Minimum Requirements Preferences
Should be able to work on many projects simultaneously and be detail oriented.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are necessary.
Requires self-direction, tact, diplomacy and a clear, courteous and professional manner when dealing with the public.
The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.
FTE 1.0-Full-Time Requisition Number 403217 Job Open Date 08/10/2018 Job Close Date Open until filled Yes Division President College/Area Not Applicable Department UCF Foundation Annual Salary Negotiable Type of Appointment Regular If Visiting A&P, please specify timeframe Job Category A&P Work Schedule
Monday-Friday; 8am-5pm with some events and weekends.
Senior Manager, Editorial Content (Carillon Tower Advisers) - Req. 1801850
Under limited supervision and by leading collaboration with creative teams, the lead writer uses knowledge and skills gained through education and experience to create marketing communications and product information across all mediums using a full range of copy tones, styles and voices. Develops concepts and content for high-profile, large-scale projects and initiatives in the context of the creative brief, job specifications and the corporate style guide. Contributes to quality control by managing client feedback and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, client information needs and product and marketing specifications. Leads writing projects. Resolves routine questions and problems with minimal need to refer them to a higher level. Routine collaboration with internal team members is required to obtain, clarify or provide facts and information. With minimal instruction/involvement from account executives, creative directors, managers and other team members, makes independent decisions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Edits and develops content across a broad range of topics from the complex to the more promotional for our various audiences including: Institutional Investors, Financial Advisors, Registered Investment Advisors, investors, Retirement Solutions, Carillon Tower Executive Management, and internal employee communications.
Writes and edits e-mail content sent to key audiences for targeted marketing campaigns.
Writes and edits copy for special marketing projects, including proprietary research initiatives.
Conceptualizes and strategizes content themes, and creates and edits content for our investment and product positioning pieces, affiliate support, brochures, reports, flyers, inserts, website pages, Twitter, and multi-media etc.
Evolves the firm's brand voice and initiates and develops brand voice for individual clients.
Serves as writing team lead, offering additional direction on individual projects and guidance on overall brand voice, and sharing firm and department information with the writing team.
Serves as a primary writing resource for all team members on scope of projects and strategic alignment with firm goals
Offers improvements and drives innovation.
Responsible for generating concepts/ideas and highly targeted copy for multiple accounts and serving as "client expert" for ongoing relationships.
Maintains a high level of familiarity with market and product management activity to ensure content integrity.
Establishes and tracks standards for efficiency and output quality.
Provides thought leadership on marketing/advertising industry trends.
Researches subject matter using the intranet, Internet, interviews with subject matter experts (SMEs), financial publications and other sources.
Collaborates with product managers, graphic designers, interactive designers and audio/visual professionals to create, revise and format content for various media.
In collaboration with a creative team, develops and creates original concepts, writes, proofreads and edits marketing and product information materials.
Serves as a valued partner to clients, collaborating with them to shape their long-term strategy.
Presents copy, layout, web design and audio/visual material for client approval.
May monitor, review, evaluate, and lead the work of other writers during projects.
May coach and mentor junior level writers and assist with training.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Advanced principles of English language usage and grammar, sufficient to write and edit high quality accurate copy.
Advanced marketing communication principles.
How disciplines complement each other to elevate the work
Writing for both print and online mediums.
MS Office suite as well as broad computer and web literacy across devices.
The capabilities of design programs and digital platforms and software.
Advanced design principles.
Familiarity with a variety of print techniques and format options.
The financial services industry and understanding of compliance and regulations.
The broad capabilities of the Adobe Creative Suite tools and ability to informally direct design using knowledge of various design tools.
Fundamental investment concepts and practices and procedures used in the securities industry.
Financial markets and products.
Department goals and the role creative and creative teams play in meeting them.
Presentation and pitch techniques.
Composing copy quickly, accurately and creatively that enhances end user comprehension of products and marketing strategies.
Expressing ideas clearly and logically.
Writing in both concise, economical style and longer, more content-heavy formats.
Writing for both print and web mediums.
Identifying strengths and opportunities in a creative brief, helping the team evolve the work beyond its initial idea.
Conducting topical research using the Internet and other resources, and incorporating results in writing assignments.
Thinking analytically, effectively interpreting and incorporating feedback (from creative directors, account managers and clients) and aligning creative decisions with a client's communication objectives.
Using a variety of ideation methods and brainstorming techniques
Apply exceptional storytelling to a full range of copy elements (headlines, ad and collateral copy, direct marketing, online [from banners to full websites],etc.) in a wide range of styles
Develop concepts autonomously and provide direction to other writers.
Provide formal creative leadership on conceptual projects.
Listen well and ask good questions.
Contribute to firm strategy.
Identify opportunities for improvement, problem solve and resolve process issues on behalf of writing team and creative group overall.
Provide leadership on scope, direction and execution from high profile projects and campaigns.
Determine priorities in a self-directed work environment so both creative and administrative responsibilities are met.
Think visually and creatively to successfully collaborate with graphic artists, web designers, and audio/visual professionals.
Collaborate with art directors, creative directors and account managers to help craft strong visual communications and infographics.
Coach writing team to constantly deliver more sophisticated, creative solutions that align with brand strategy and client objectives.
Lead brainstorming sessions based on established best practices
Discern the appropriateness of different design tools available to designers/art directors
Work independently as well as within a team.
Offer guidance on the development of the creative brief and project scope.
Presenting and advocating for creative ideas and strategy in front of large groups and senior leaders across the firm
Build relationships and collaborate with senior leaders.
Build strong collaborative relationships with peers.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent, preferably in advertising, communications, creative writing, English/literature, marketing or journalism with a minimum of eight (8+) years of professional writing experience.
Financial Services industry experience, preferred
- Any equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training approved by Human Resources.
- Series 7 preferred, but not required.
The Points Guy is the leading site devoted to helping its 6.5 monthly million readers around the world maximize their travel and stay up to date on travel news. TPG is growing by leaps and bounds and is seeking new team members to join its existing staff of accomplished writers, editors, videographers, experiential marketers, social experts, analysts, and strategists.
As Editorial Director for The Points Guy, you will manage the travel and points & miles teams, assigning, writing and editing columns, features and news covering credit cards, hotels, loyalty programs and travel. We need someone who can identify timely topics and develop stories with original, on-brand angles--quickly (often same-day). The position also requires strong social media savvy to promote articles, strong writer contacts, excellent judgment and an ability to package and deliver editorial via text, photo and video. Some travel required. You'll report directly to the SVP of Content. Must be based in New York.
About the Role:
Identify original travel and points & miles-related stories and work on them with a team of writers and editors through to publication
Co-own the travel and points & miles edit calendars along with the section heads
Manage a team of writers, freelance writers, editors and photographers
Fact check when necessary
Work with social team on content development and promotional strategies
Liaise with PR agencies and press contacts as needed
Attend editorial meetings and industry events
Converse with team over Slack 24/7
Measure and report traffic and own audience targets
5+ years experience as a full-time writer and/or editor
Expert knowledge of travel/points/frequent-flyer programs/credit cards
Experience developing and executing on an editorial calendar for a major publishing brand
Superb attention to detail, even under deadline
Familiarity with Google Analytics and Parsely
Strong sense of urgency, ability to manage details and projects while responding to changing priorities and feedback
Experience leveraging social media platforms to deliver content
Sense of humor
Love of travel
Video savvy is a plus
Why work at TPG?
If you're looking to get in on the ground floor and gain leadership experience while making a meaningful impact at a growing company
If you, like us, value the entrepreneurial spirit, collaborative innovation, and a healthy work-life balance
If you're excited to have flexible PTO, free lunches, office dogs galore, and tons of unreal travel perks
If you want to feel proud to work for a company that truly cares about corporate responsibility/social good and gives back to the international community through charitable action
About The Points Guy:
The Points Guy is the leading site devoted to helping its 5+ monthly million readers around the world maximize their travel and stay up to date on travel news. Founded in 2010 and owned privately held performance marketing company Red Ventures, TPG is growing by leaps and bounds and is seeking new team members to join its existing staff of accomplished writers, editors, videographers, experiential marketers, social experts, analysts, and strategists.
About Red Ventures:
Red Ventures is a leading digital consumer choice platform based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Through deeply integrated brand partnerships and consumer-facing assets, Red Ventures connects online customers with products and services across high-growth industries including home services, financial services, and healthcare. Founded in 2000, Red Ventures has more than 2,700 employees in offices across the Carolinas, Seattle, Washington, and Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Editorial Coordinator, Editorial
The Content & Editorial team sits within OppenheimerFunds' marketing group and partners with stakeholders to create original content that promotes the firm's thought-leadership, investment solutions and practices. We're both scribes and storytellers, polishing the fundamental pieces and communications that support our business while shaping the broader messages that inspire and engage various audiences.
The Editorial Coordinator will serve as the team's point-person for project management and operations, including maintaining and communicating the editorial calendar to marketing partners and managing content through the firm's marketing operations technology. In addition to spearheading tasks that keep the team running smoothly, such as team meetings, editorial forums and learning opportunities, the Editorial Coordinator will help with proofreading and light copywriting on marketing materials to support the team of writers as needed.
You must be able to manage multiple priorities and projects with ease and build strong relationships to gather and communicate information, as well as move projects along. You're comfortable working within established processes but also able to imagine better ways of doing things to achieve the team's goals.
This position reports to the VP, Head of Content Strategy and Development.
Run editorial projects through Aprimo, the firm's marketing project management technology
Reimagine and maintain the team's primary editorial calendar, as well as the marketing department calendar
Communicate the editorial calendar to other marketing partners
Assist with project management as it relates to the firm's research or other marketing department initiatives
Organize reports and lead efforts that track the editorial team's output and contributions, including managing content award applications
Provide backup proofreading support to the team's full-time proofreader
Light writing and copyediting to support integrated marketing efforts
BA in a relevant field (English, Journalism, Marketing Communications)
2 years of relevant work experience in a financial or professional firm (digital and content marketing experience a plus but not required)
1-2 years proofreading experience ideal
Strong organizational and project management skills
Full knowledge of the MS Office suite of products, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
Highly collaborative and communicative
Possess a "can do"/highly motivated attitude
Prior experience with Aprimo or other project management technology ideal but not required
We are a dynamic firm that values teamwork and collaboration, and true to our history, we encourage independent thinking and provide ample opportunities for our people to stand out and make a difference. With offices in New York, Denver, Rochester and Dallas, we work hard to turn our unconventional wisdom into value for investors and pursue excellent results for ourselves and our firm. Learn more about the culture and opportunities at OppenheimerFunds here: https://careers.oppenheimerfunds.com
OppenheimerFunds and its subsidiaries and affiliates provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to age, color, disability, gender, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, physical or mental disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law in all employment functions including recruitment, evaluation, selection, promotion, compensation, benefits, training, and termination of employment.
The Marketing, Business Development, and Coaching (MBDC) department is currently a team of 11 professionals dedicated to promotional content creation, event management, and the development of client relationships. This department oversees external communications and cultivates the success of our consultants. MBDC staff are based in the Boston and New York offices.
The Marketing, Business Development, and Coaching department at Charles River Associates is seeking an Editorial Specialist to join a collaborative team and fast-paced environment. This full-time position is for immediate hire in our Boston office.
Edits and proofs thought leadership pieces to ensure technical concepts are clear, concise, and fit within the brand style guidelines
Researches proper and/or preferred usage rules
Fact-checks documents for accuracy
Works with freelance writers to ensure quality of work and adherence to brand styles
Applies styles to newsletters, articles, and reports in templates for electronic distribution
Manages electronic delivery of various thought leadership pieces via online tool (Vuture)
Provides regular reports on reach and click-through
Writes summaries of thought leadership pieces and posts to the website
Researches and summarizes thought leadership of clients and competitors, and conducts additional research as needed
Edits, proofs, and applies styles to resumes
Edits website content using CMS
Helps manage mailing lists in database
Assists with ad-hoc projects as needed
2-4 years experience
Degree in Journalism, English, Communications or related area of study
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Excellent writing and editing skills
Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills
Creative, out-of-the box thinker
Ability to thrive in a dynamic, entrepreneurial atmosphere with deadline-driven projects requiring initiative and follow-through to be completed
Flexibility, and comfortable adapting to changing priorities and circumstances
Must love to read!
Please include a resume, cover letter, and writing/editing sample with your application
About Charles River Associates
For over 50 years, Charles River Associates has been a premier consulting firm that offers employees a place to learn from a diverse group of consultants, industry experts, and academics. At CRA you will be exposed to leading minds who use economic, financial, and business analysis to solve complex world problems for an impressive roster of clients, including major law firms, Fortune 100 companies, and government agencies. Through a collegial environment, formal and informal training opportunities, and a broad array of professional development resources, your experience at CRA will open doors for you as you launch your career.
CRA is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (EEO/AAE): Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled.
Science Editorial And Web Associate
As part of the Communications team, the Science Editorial and Web Associate will provide researched, well-written scientific articles and press releases that establish BTI as a credible resource for basic plant research and plant research education programming. This individual will produce content primarily for external customers (media, website, Eureka Alert), with topics guided by the Communications and Development leadership as well as scientific staff. They will also take the lead on website management and upkeep, working with internal stakeholders and external vendors to maintain, make updates/improvements to the website design and usability.
Essential Job Functions:
This position works closely with Project Leaders and other researchers to fully understand key research areas and align the current research, discoveries, awards, and other related topics with the strategic focus of the organization and communications department.
The Science Editorial and Web Associate works with a high level of independence to manage multiple, often time-sensitive, writing and editing projects. These can include press releases, marketing materials, web content, and more. Interacts directly with project stakeholders, internal and external to BTI.
Representing the communications department in interdepartmental meetings as well as in one-on-one conversations with stakeholders, this writer will be able to communicate Development and Communications department goals, seeking to obtain buy-in from colleagues.
Actively curate and manage BTIscience.org, including all requested changes/updates to site that doesnt require the expertise of our web support vendor.
Manage relationships with external vendors.
Work with our 15 faculty to make sure all lab content is up to date and accurate.
Create new web pages as needed work with our 15 faculty to make sure all lab content is up to date and accurate.
Work independently and
Other duties as assigned
Education and Certification:
Qualified applicants will have a Bachelors degree in communications, or life sciences with significant practical communications experience. A combination of science and communications strongly preferred. A Masters degree in biology, science journalism or related is preferred.
Experience and Knowledge:
It is preferred that candidates have a minimum of 4 years relevant lab experience in one of the following: synthetic biology, genetic/SNP analysis, functional genomics using small RNAs, and/or next generation sequencing. Candidate should have a basic understanding of how to edit a WordPress website and have modest experience building out basic website functionality. Experience in Science Journalism, Science Marketing and design skills are preferred.
No Supervisory responsibilities
The successful candidate will have exemplary verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to create compelling messages and convey complicated themes in a concise, easy-to-understand manner. Must be comfortable conducting interviews, some of which may be recorded on video.
Proficiency with WordPress, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, and with Adobe Acrobat is required; experience with a CMS, and with HTML, Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign/InCopy is a plus.
May involve occasional travel
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