Editorial Content Manager

Cold Spring Harbor, New York
Based on experience
Mar 20, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) is currently accepting applications for an experienced Editorial Content Manager to join our Public Affairs department.

Play a new and crucial role guiding content development and managing developers on the external communications team of leading life science research and education institution, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL). We are looking for an editorial content manager with scientific expertise and an eye for current trends, who is skilled at developing editorial themes and story angles based on trending topics and institutional priorities. The editorial content manager will need to stay current with scientific developments at CSHL and in the Life Sciences, using this background to uncover story opportunities at the Lab with the greatest potential for engaging the non-scientific public outside of the institution, from local neighbors to national opinion leaders, and international philanthropic organizations. The ability to effectively manage workflow of projects, teams and individuals adds another level to this strategic yet hands-on role.

Position Requirements:

The role demands great American English writing and editing skills, as well as command of digital and print platforms. Strategic planning and project management expertise is critical, with job responsibilities that include style and brand guideline development, management of internal/external content developers, and use of metrics to optimize products and their impact on target audiences.

- Bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s or doctoral degree is preferred. A degree in a scientific discipline is desired.
- Minimum 5 years demonstrated editorial experience
- Experience with print and electronic media
- Website design and content experience a plus
- Occasional weekend and evening hours required (attendance at meetings, press conferences, events)

Please apply for the position via the link provided, Position Number 01337-A

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

Founded in 1890, CSHL has helped shape contemporary biomedical research and education with today’s research endeavors encompassing cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution in New York and has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL’s multidisciplinary scientific community is bolstered by more than 600 researchers and its Scientific Meetings & Courses Program, which hosts more than 9,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campus.

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