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 website project support for a small editorial team.
We are looking for a dynamic self-starter to take charge of the magazine’s website, newsletter and social media production and to serve as the in-house virtual events technical producer for 9 to 10 events per year. 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 content production, social media and SEO skills.
You should have fluency in HTML, great attention to detail, enough tech know-how to translate editorial needs to both back-end and front-end developers, superb organizational skills, eagerness to learn, ability to coordinate, troubleshoot, problem-solve 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 the Audience, Outreach and Strategy Manager. The coordinator will also engage in frequent interactions with the web development team in the information technology group.
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, CO, DC, HI, MA, NC, OH, OR, PA, NY, WA or WI.
Qualified candidates must also have:
1+ years of experience producing digital content for a newspaper, magazine or other media outlet, including articles, images, audio and video
1+ years of experience proofreading content with careful attention to detail and grammar
1+ years of experience implementing and tracking new developments in 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
Ability to trouble shoot effectively and quickly when issues come up during live events while also maintaining a professional and calm demeanor
Excellent 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 to problem solve
Ability to use close vision and color vision
Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university
Proficiency with Adobe Photoshop (for resizing images) and Premiere Pro (for creating GIFs and simple video editing)
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
Proficiency with Buffer, Hootsuite or other social media scheduling programs
Proficiency with technical production of live online events and software (Crowdcast, Workcast, Zoom, etc)
Proficiency with Google Analytics or other usage tracking system
Working knowledge of AP Style and journalism best practices
Experience with podcast publishing platforms
Experience uploading to Apple News
Experience uploading and managing YouTube Studios
Background in science or research
All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without the need for employment visa sponsorship now or in the future.
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.
The starting hourly rate for Colorado candidates only in this role will be $27.33 - $31.53. Actual compensation will be determined by several factors including but not limited to: level of experience, skills, and specific home office location.
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