Director of Editorial Projects

Jun 07, 2013
Jul 07, 2013
Rae Goldsmith
Full Time
Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) is recruiting for a full-time staff person to serve as Director of Editorial Projects. CASE is the premier international association for alumni relations, communications and marketing, advancement services and fundraising professionals at educational institutions.

The core functions of this position include but are not limited to the following:

Program/Project Management

1.Directs the acquisitions, development, editing, design and production of print and digital CASE publications, including books, reports and white papers. Instills and oversees standard publishing business processes, including those for contracts, copyrights and reprints, among others.
2.Assesses, recommends and implements strategies to develop and deliver publications in alternative and multiple formats based on audience need, technological capabilities, cost considerations and other factors; serves as an organization-wide resource for best practices in print and digital publishing.
3.Oversees the CASE publications catalog to ensure an appropriate balance of timely and relevant information about advancement’s professional areas— including advancement services, alumni relations, communications, marketing and fundraising. Ensures that published products are relevant, accurate, of high quality, interesting and helpful to members. Works with CASE staff and volunteers to identify topics, titles, authors, and editors, set schedules and develop proposals.

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Education and Experience Required: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in English, journalism or a related discipline, and a minimum of seven years’ experience in writing, editing and production in publishing required. Experience in or knowledge of education or educational advancement desired.

Skills and Abilities Required: High-level editorial skills and strong writing skills; thorough knowledge of print, digital and emerging publishing processes, standard business practices, and long-format management and production; proven ability to conduct financial analysis; proven budget management experience; knowledge of market research and analysis; ability to manage time, multiple and concurrent project details and multiple priorities and deadlines; exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and professionally with all CASE constituents.

Title: Director of Editorial Projects

Division: Advancement Resources

Reports to: Vice President of Advancement Resources

Level: Director II

Status: Full-time, exempt

Posting Date: June 6, 2013

To apply email: Ms. Rae Goldsmith, Vice President of Advancement Resources, . Please send cover letter with salary requirements along with resume and links to three relevant work samples.

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