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Currently, there are three opportunities available.
College Art Association
Publications and Program Editor
Reporting to the Managing Editor, the Publications and Programs Editor (Editor) serves principally as production manager and copyeditor for Art Journal Open and assists in the production of all CAA publications.
- Copyedits and proofreads texts for CAA publications and other materials
- Fact-checks rights and permissions for journals’ images and texts
- Works collaboratively with CAA’s communications, marketing, and membership department to promote all CAA publications, including preparing marketing copy and strategizing; also works with CAA’s Media and Content Manager on preparing content for social media
- Prepares audience analytics for all four journals
- Ensures that reviews are in compliance with CAA publication policies, including conflict-of-interest guidelines
- Assists with editorial-board meetings held three times a year
- Assists with the CAA Annual Conference
- Supplies administrative support for Publications, which also includes contracts
- Other duties as assigned
Art Journal Open:
- Production management of the digital Art Journal Open (AJO); works with AJO Editor-in-Chief (EIC) and Managing Editor on editing, digital-asset management, and production for the AJO’s WordPress Website.
- Copyedits, fact-checks, and proofreads manuscripts for the AJO Website
- Maintains production schedules on a project or article basis, including deadlines for submissions, editing, proofreading, and Web publishing
- Reviews text, image, video, and other files submitted for publication; checks permissions submitted by authors; and obtains replacement files when necessary
- Prepares manuscripts and images for upload to the AJO WordPress Website using appropriate coding and file types
- Manages the operation and administration of the site, including contracts, permissions, and payments
- Communicates regularly with the Managing Editor and EIC about the progress of Web projects and texts
- Bachelor’s degree, some background in art history
- A minimum of three years’ experience as a copyeditor
- Strong proficiency in Chicago Manual of Style (copyediting tests will be given)
- Excellent written, verbal, proofreading, communication, and time- and project-management skills
- Excellent attention to detail and interpersonal skills
- Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and quality expectations
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team
- Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Track Changes, Excel, and basic Web editing
- WordPress experience a plus
- Ability to work resourcefully and adapt to changing needs within the department
- Some night and weekend work may be required
- Some travel may be required
This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, résumé, and salary requirements to email@example.com.
Phone inquiries will not be accepted. Applications will accepted until the position is filled. Please include the names of and contact information for three references who can speak to your qualifications and ability to perform some or all of the above-listed tasks. Publications and Programs Editor should be written in the subject line.
Posted on this site 06/12/19.
J. Paul Getty Museum
Associate Interpretive Content Specialist
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks an Associate Interpretive Content Specialist to support its ambitious display and exhibition program. The person in this permaent position will work within the division of Education, Public Programs, and Interpretive Content to help shape the museum’s permanent collection display and exhibition program through thoughtful writing, editing, and communication.
- Performs all editorial functions for didactic and interpretive texts on a variety of topics and with various levels of complexity.
- Collaborates with curators and other key staff to refine exhibition content.
- Works with subject matter experts to refine exhibition content.
- Participates in the writing, developmental editing, and proofing of exhibition text, didactic graphics, and media. Works with authors to achieve clarity and accuracy.
- Ensures stylistic and content consistency and helps maintain Getty style rules and quality standards.
- Advocates for the audience(s), striving to create a positive, inclusive experience for all.
- Recommends content strategies to target specific audiences.
- May manage outside editors or proofreaders.
- Works with curators, experts, and other team members, to help identify key messages.
- Bachelor’s degree; master’s degree in museum education, art education, art history, or closely related field strongly preferred
- 3–5 years of relevant art museum or educational experience
- Foreign language skills preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Exceptional writing, editing, proofreading, and communication skills.
- Experience shaping scholarly or technical material in ways that engage non-specialist audiences.
- Strong knowledge of and experience with the Chicago Manual of Style.
- Ability to edit in Microsoft Word and Adobe InDesign.
- Ability to set priorities, monitor multiple overlapping schedules, and juggle challenging demands.
- Demonstrates tact, diplomacy, and an ability to collaborate with a wide range of project participants.
- Highly organized and detail-oriented.
- Ability to work independently and take initiative.
- Familiarity with the literature in the collecting areas of the J. Paul Getty Museum (Antiquities, Drawings, European Decorative Arts and Sculpture, European Paintings, Manuscripts, Photography).
Salary range (annual): $54,992–$68,745
EOE statement: https://jobs-getty.icims.com/jobs/intro
For further details, please visit: https://jobs-getty.icims.com/jobs/3376/associate-interpretive-content-specialist/job
Posted on this site 04/28/19.
Fordham Law School, New York
The Senior Editor leads the development of high-quality communications at Fordham Law School – including The Fordham Lawyer magazine, written speeches, digital stories, etc. This individual sets, refines, and reinforces the school’s voice and strengthens its reputation. The Senior Editor reports to the Senior Director of Communications and Marketing.
- Act as a key member of the Fordham Law marcom (marketing communications) team and collaborate closely with senior designer/art director
- Manage implementation of communications and marketing strategy for the Law School
- Supervise part-time and freelance writers, freelance photographers, and agency partners
- Cultivate trusted relationships with “clients” to create useful, effective marcom product
- Clients: alumni relations, development, admissions, career planning, centers and institutes, clinics, public programs, and student affairs
- Serve as editorial lead on internal and external marcom efforts aimed at motivating key audiences
- External: alumni, peers (at other law schools), prospective students, influencers
- Internal: students, faculty, administrators, colleagues at other Fordham schools
- Manage the organization’s voice by crafting/editing communications to ensure consistent style/message
- Significant ongoing projects:
- Create and maintain the story pipeline: vet and prioritize stories coming over the transom and proactively mine for stories that serve strategic priorities
- Serve as editorial lead on The Fordham Lawyer magazine (twice a year as a print and digital publication). Develop magazine content plan, lead editorial committee, and manage content contributors, including part-time writers, freelancers, photographers, and proofreaders
- Write speeches and talking points, primarily for the dean but occasionally for other leaders
- Update the Law School’s newsroom and key portions of the Website
- Create/oversee the creation of multimedia content used across digital, social media, and email platforms
- Edit social media content generated by the marketing specialist and writing staff
- Occasionally assist with public relations by collaborating with the senior director and PR agency
- Attend and report on select key Law School events
- Develop/refine systems for managing projects
- Lead implementation of service standards and brand guidelines, including for project management and client liaison tasks such as creative briefs, proof review, and feedback/assessment
- Seven to ten years of work experience demonstrating progressive responsibility in communications roles
- A passion for the Law School’s mission and day-to-day work
- Strong writing, editing, and research skills
- Clear evidence of creativity and strategic, brand-aligned communication
- A demonstrated ability to foster cooperative environments and work in a collegial fashion
- The ability to juggle priorities, stay flexible, and manage projects from inception to completion
- High energy, positive attitude, showing initiative
- A strong work ethic and a “growth mindset”–an orientation toward trying new things and innovating
- The ability to proactively apply knowledge of emerging trends and technology to the work
- Attention to detail and an eye for compelling facts
- Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, Web content management systems, and Wordpress
- Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in journalism, marketing, or communications/PR
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Start date: Immediately
Submit cover letter and resume to:
Victoria Grantham firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted on this site 03/30/19.