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Digital Production and Editorial Coordinator | Annual Reviews

Digital Production and Editorial Coordinator

Knowable Magazine, an award-winning online publication dedicated to exploring science and research through a journalistic lens, is seeking a Full-Time Digital Production and Editorial Coordinator to publish and promote content, and to provide administrative and project support for the editorial team.

This is a great opportunity to help increase public understanding of science, and to work with a dedicated, thoughtful and quality-oriented editorial team while advancing your digital production skills.

We are looking for a dynamic self-starter to take charge of the magazine’s website, newsletter and social media production. The successful candidate will also manage and develop administrative systems to support smooth operation of the editorial workflow, including preparing website usage reports, monitoring the public inbox, processing invoices and contracts, and maintaining spreadsheets.

You should have great attention to detail, some tech know-how, superb organizational skills, eagerness to learn, ability to coordinate and communicate well with a geographically distributed team, the flexibility to adapt to shifting priorities and meet deadlines, a commitment to excellence, a sense of humor and a passion for Knowable’s mission to translate the fruits of scholarly knowledge for a general audience.

This position will report to the Knowable Editor-in-Chief, but will work closely with all members of the Knowable team and with the web development team.

This is a remote position, but candidates must be able to work West Coast hours (generally, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm Pacific). We will consider exceptional candidates for this role who reside in CA, OR, OH, NV, NC, VA, WA, WI, CO, MA, PA, NY, HI, GA or MT.

Qualified candidates must also have:

  • 1+ years of experience producing digital content for a newspaper, magazine or other media outlet
  • 1+ years of experience proofreading content with careful attention to detail and grammar
  • 1+ years of experience implementing SEO best practices in a journalism setting
  • 1+ years of experience creating and maintaining office organizational systems
  • Advanced MS Word and Excel skills
  • Advanced HTML skills and experience with content management systems
  • Proficiency with Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Good proofreading skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, excellent command of the English language, the ability to communicate with diplomacy and tact and a professional demeanor
  • A positive, can-do attitude & ability to work effectively in a team environment, respond well to feedback and maintain long-term business relationships
  • A strong work ethic
  • The ability to analyze situations effectively and work independently
  • Ability to use close vision and color vision

Preferred:

  • Proficiency with Adobe Photoshop (for resizing images) and Premiere Pro (for creating GIFs and simple video editing), and Tableau (for creating interactives)
  • Experience with social media practices, with the ability to use sound judgment about use of appropriate tone and voice on social media, and how to respond to negative comments
  • Profiency with Buffer, Hootsuite or other social media scheduling programs
  • Proficiency with Google Analytics or other usage tracking system
  • Working knowledge of AP Style and journalism best practices
  • Background in science or research

Knowable is an editorially independent online magazine dedicated to revealing what’s known and what’s still not known across the array of fields explored in the Annual Reviews scientific journals.

Annual Reviews (AR) is a nonprofit publisher dedicated to synthesizing and integrating knowledge for the progress of science and the benefit of society. Our top-ranked journals and highly cited reviews—written by some of the world’s foremost experts in their fields—promote innovation among researchers and advance scientific awareness among journalists, policy makers, business professionals, and others with an interest in the societal impact of research.

If you possess the above requirements, please submit your cover letter and resume by applying online at: https://phh.tbe.taleo.net/phh01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ANNUALREVIEWS&cws=1&rid=123

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without the need for employment visa sponsorship now or in the future.

Annual Reviews is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, age (40 and above), military status, status as a protected veteran or any other non-job related characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact the Director of Human Resources at 650-493-4400 or by email at arhumanresources@annualreviews.org and let her know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this phone number or email address.

For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, please click on each of the following: (1) EEO is the Law poster, (2) EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, (3) pay transparency nondiscrimination statement, and (4) AR EEO/AA Statement.

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