Editorial Manager, Member Publications

San Francisco, California
Mar 21, 2019
Editor / Editorial
Metro Area
San Francisco
Full Time

The Manager, Member Publications is responsible for the publication of the print and online (pdf) versions of KQED’s monthly membership magazine, On KQED, and the creation of a monthly digital (Web-based) version of the magazine. Responsible for the creation of the Annual Report.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Oversees, plans, writes and edits the formatting, design and layout of KQED member publications, including a print and digital version of the monthy On KQED magazine. Also creates an online-only monthly A-Z TV program listing (pdf) and a large-print Word version of the monthly TV schedule, which is sent to select members. Coordinates all publication production activities
  • Supervises and coordinates manufacturing, distribution and mailing of assigned publications. Coordinates postage payments and monitors timeliness of delivery. Negotiates with vendors regarding print and paper costs.
  • Enforces KQED brand guidelines, maintains the organization’s voice and tone and acts as in-house editor for strategic internal and external communications. 
  • Project manages and edits the KQED Annual Report.
  • Edits Heritage Month TV program schedules and eblasts.
  • Project manages, writes, edits, builds and sends the On KQED e-newsletter and monthly email to members announcing the availability of On KQED magazine (print and digital versions) and contributes writing to other e-newsletters as needed.
  • Updates ISSUU and WordPress monthly with new magazine, and creates monthly WordPress post promoting trailers of new programming.
  • Monitors budgets for KQED member publications.
  • Edits and copy edits materials for other KQED departments as requested. Maintains corporate style in written communications
  • Maintains, updates and enforces corporate Style Guide.
  • Responds to magazine-related member feedback and implements changes to On KQED template where necessary.
  • Suggests periodic improvements and edits to KQED’s custom Protrack television schedule reports — as needed — to keep magazine production at maximum efficiency.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Four years’ experience writing, editing, laying-out and desktop publishing.
  • Two-to-three years’ experience with Web development.
  • Proficient in InDesign, Photoshop, HTML, Word, Excel on both PC and MAC platforms.
  • Excellent, writing, composition, grammar, spelling and proofreading skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to diplomatically interact with staff and vendors to coordinate projects and activities.
  • Experience preparing and monitoring budgets.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Supervisory experience helpful.


Let us tell you more about our benefits:

Whether you’re single, married, have children, are in a domestic partnership or anything in between, we have you covered. Employees at KQED enjoy a family friendly workplace offering 20 days of paid time off, 11 paid holidays, paid parental leave, family medical leave benefits, comprehensive health/vision/dental and commuter benefits as well as a 403(b) with employer match. KQED encourages diversity, openness and offers training to support personal and professional development. In addition we are proud to offer Employee Resource Groups, wellness programs as well as free KQED membership.

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