Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Job opp: more in Massachusetts

This comes to us from former Chronicle reporter Erin Hallissy, who is now the editorial director at the Office of College Communications at Saint Mary’s College:

Associate Editor, Wellesley magazine

Wellesley, winner of a 2007 bronze Circle of Excellence Award from CASE, is seeking a new associate editor.

Assists editor in planning and producing four issues annually of Wellesley, the magazine published by the Wellesley College Alumnae Association and mailed to alumnae, parents, and friends of the College. Writes feature stories and short articles as required; assists editor in editing pieces for structure and content; copyedits and fact checks; writes headlines and cutlines; proofreads. Edits Class Notes section; functions as liaison to 70 volunteer class secretaries; responsible for developing and editing alumnae profiles and mini-profiles in Class Notes section and the memorial tributes in the In Memoriam section. Attends major campus meetings and events; represents magazine at alumnae events; works closely with other College offices, particularly Public Affairs, Resources, and the President's Office.

Position requires a B.A. degree and significant journalism or editorial experience; proven editing, writing, and proofreading skills; desktop-publishing experience preferred; strong organizational and interpersonal skills; sensitivity to issues of single-sex education in general and Wellesley specifically; flexible and capable of multitasking on tight deadlines. Associate editor must be available to work on campus full time (telecommuting is not an option).

To apply:
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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Wellesley College is an AA/EEO employer.

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