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Publication or Company Consumer Reports
Job Title Investigative Content Manager
Industry Magazine Publishing
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Yonkers, NY
Job Requirements

The Managing Investigative Editor functions as the content leader, assigner and editor of larger investigative stories, working with stakeholders in Health/Food CFA and across all platforms for the organization to create high-impact stories.. This editor also top-edits the work of other on-staff editors and writers. Ensures that high quality content is delivered in accordance with that strategy across all media formats and platforms. The Managing Investigative Editor is the on-staff expert for the Health and Food Content Development Team when it comes to working on advocacy-based and “impact” projects where regulatory knowledge with government agencies is essential and will work collaboratively with Health/Food CFA stakeholders in creating this content.

  • *Under the direction of the Health/Food Content Team Leader, develops the content strategy for one or more significant investigative stories every month.
  • *Manages, assigns, oversees and/or works with staff editors, writers , market analysts, testers –and where appropriate staff in CSSG, Advocacy, Impact, to ensure the delivery of content across platforms in accordance with strategy, on time, consumer focused, accurate and compelling.
  • *Develops strong network of freelance writers, consultants, contributors to create work across the platforms for the organization as needed.
  • *Serves as the on-staff expert and spokesperson for the product or services categories to which it’s assigned. Stays abreast of important developments in those categories and keeps the larger team informed.
  • *Allocates work and plans, schedules, assigns, and edits content for one or more investigative story ensuring accurate, quality on-time delivery across multiple media formats and platforms; top-edits the work as needed
  • I*nteracts with manufacturers, governmental agencies, customers, etc. to represent test results or other work/initiatives within CU/CR.
  • *Coordinates the development of story components (surveys, questionnaires, test protocols, etc.) for investigative stories.
  • *Actively participates as a senior member of a product testing and content team, conferring with other team members as necessary to ensure objectives for quality and timeliness are met.
  • *Ensures staff is correctly interpreting data and generating accurate and timely content.
  • *Edits and rewrites the work of subordinates as necessary.
  • *Writes stories/blogs as needed to support important topics that the Health and Food CFA has in scope.
  • *Performs other tasks as required.

Job Requirements

  • *College graduate or equivalent background with significant experience writing and editing the work of others and meeting rigid deadlines.
  • *Able to translate statistical and technical data into accurate, well-written, well-organized and compelling content in a range of media formats.
  • *Excellent organizational skills
  • *Well-developed judgment and a broad range of interests and knowledge
  • *Excellence in product coverage, supported by such growth opportunities as ongoing education courses, membership in professional associations, and involvement in industry/professional conferences.
  • *Understanding of the unique content needs and conventions across all platforms including print, website, social media
  • *Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software; knowledge of state-of-the-art page design software such as K4.

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