Assistant Editor and Social Media Coordinator, School of Public Health

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
08 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
06 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The assistant editor and social media coordinator serves as one of two primary content producers for the award-winning Boston University School of Public Health Communications team. They focus on covering institutional news and will write and edit both short- and long-form copy for various platforms, including digital content, feature print articles, email collateral, and press releases. The assistant editor and social media coordinator will also work closely with the Director, Editorial and Media Relations on the Schools social media presence. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are necessary, as is an interest in current public health issues and priorities. Candidate will join a strong, established team of journalists, multimedia experts, and marketing professionals.

Required Skills

The ideal candidate will bring exceptional interpersonal skills, a solid knowledge of editorial and social media process and management, and the ability to work off hours when needed. Solid understanding of copy editing, proofreading, social media, and writing essential. Familiarity with AP and Chicago styles essential.

Bachelor's degree preferred.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.