Managing Editor, Journals & Publications
Occupational SummaryDuke Magazine is the university#s flagship publication, with a circulation of 120,000. The magazine upholds the highest journalistic standards in showcasing the intellectual dynamism of a community of engaged, interesting, and accomplished faculty members, students, and alumni. The managing editor coordinates all phases of editorial development and production of the magazine and establishes and implements editorial procedures to ensure publications are completed in a timely manner.Work PerformedContributes to editing all copy and ensures adherence to the highest journalistic standardsPlays a major role in issue planning, including identifying story ideas for the feature component and conceptualizing the content for various standing departmentsConceptualizes the content and signs off on the overall look, navigation, and features of themagazine#s website, issue-by-issue online presentation, and social media postingsDoes occasional staff writingCoordinates the ongoing design process, including overseeing the work of the magazine designer and approving page layoutsCoordinates production details, including schedules, with the printerOversees production details of the inserts that showcase the various professional schoolsConceives and monitors adherence to complex production schedules, including ensuring respect for deadlines Provides direct supervision to the staff assistant on business functions of the magazine, including tasks related to circulation, distribution, billing, payments, and advertisingSupervises and coordinates the work of student internsWith the editor, establishes and sustains contacts among administrators, faculty members, students, and alumniPerforms other related duties incidental to the work described herein The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.Duke University and Duke University Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.