Deputy Editor and Senior Content Strategist

Location
Washington D.C.
Salary
Competitive annual salary, bonus, health, dental, and 401(K)
Posted
Apr 11, 2018
Metro Area
Washington
Duration
Full Time

Responsibilities

The Deputy Editor will manage the day-to-day and long-range development of EEI’s Electric Perspectives magazine in print and digital formats. This includes developing and managing production schedules and deadlines; proposing, writing, and editing content; working with authors, reviewers, member company stakeholders, and designers; managing external ad sales; and overseeing vendor relationships.

The Deputy Editor also will develop content for a variety of communications materials, including talking points, issue overviews, presentations, speeches, newsletters, and infographics. Additional responsibilities include researching emerging trends and opportunities in multimedia publishing; tracking and improving engagement metrics; cultivating subscription and distribution lists; and providing communications support during storms and other emergency events.

Qualifications

The successful applicant will have:

  • College degree in public relations, mass communication, journalism or a related field.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in magazine production, editing, and writing at a trade association, public relations firm, or publisher.
  • Expertise in project management, publication workflow, graphic design and online publishing.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with a knack for synthesizing complex content for multiple audiences and writing persuasively, quickly, and accurately in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment. 
  • The ability to work well with internal and external teams is essential. 
  • Energy experience is a plus.

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