Associate Editor

Location New York, NY 10003-1502
Date Posted June 24, 2022
Job ID 8748
Employment Type Direct Hire
Scion Nonprofit has been engaged to conduct a search for an Associate Editor for our client, an impactful nonprofit organization that provides networking, professional development, certification, and education opportunities to it's members of professionals from around the world! This is a full-time, direct-hire opportunity with a flexible schedule and can be worked remotely with a preference for candidates within EST/CST!

What you’ll be responsible for in this exciting role:
  • Research and write original risk management-focused content for digital and print publications
  • Work with the editorial and creative staff to edit, proofread and correct all production copy for each issue to ensure that each issue is completed accurately and on deadline
  • Participate in editorial and design meetings with publications staff to determine focus, visual presentation, and timing of publications
  • Collaborate with editorial, creative, marketing, and other staff to develop and support digital assets, including scheduling and posting website content, employing search engine optimization techniques where necessary, and creating and promoting content for social media channels
  • Review submitted content and proposals, correspond with submitters, conduct additional research, reformat submissions and rewrite/edit material as needed
  • Cultivate contributors from a variety of sources, including subject matter experts, industry contacts and media professionals
  • Continually expand working knowledge of risk management and its related industries
  • Attend conferences, seminars and press events related to risk management to research and develop articles and establish relationships with key contacts
  • Assist other various departments with copywriting/editing/proofreading assignments as needed

What you can bring to the opportunity and organization:
  • Two to three plus years’ experience in business journalism in a web-based capacity through websites, apps, blogs, and social media
  • Knowledge of risk management, insurance, and/or financial services
  • Experience with website content management systems and search-engine optimization techniques
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, English, Communications or related field preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite required
  • Adobe InDesign experience desired
  • Strong writing, editing, proofreading, grammar and spelling skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both, verbal and written
  • Excellent decision-making and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of the peer review process
  • Knowledge of web-based technologies
Compensation & Benefits:
This amazing opportunity offers a competitive salary in the $60,000 to $75,000 range and an amazing team to work with. Additionally, a robust benefits package is being offered that includes medical, dental, vision, life, employee assistance program, professional development, flexible spending account (FSA), 401k plan that includes employer match, annual performance evaluation, parental leave, work from home flexible schedule, paid sick leave, paid time off, and paid holidays!

How to Apply:
For immediate consideration, please submit your resume and more information about your candidacy and interest.
Apply today!
This position with our client will eventually require employees to travel infrequently to conferences. As a cautionary measure, our client prefers all employees to be fully vaccinated by the date of hire. If an eligible candidate is unable to get the COVID-19 vaccine due to a religious, medical, or disability-related reason the client will make available appropriate reasonable accommodations.

About our search firm:
Scion Nonprofit Staffing is an award-winning national nonprofit recruitment and staffing specialist for nonprofit organizations, foundations, associations, and educational institutions! Since 2006, we have had the pleasure of successfully connecting thousands of talented professionals with incredible, mission-driving organizations across the country. Through our innovative team building and recruiting solutions, we bridge the gap in executive leadership searches, direct hire nonprofit recruiting, interim leadership placement, and temporary professional staffing.
Named an Inc. 5000 Top Fastest-Growing Private Company in America, we are proud to also be part of the Forbes lists of the Best Recruitment Firms and the Best Executive Search Firm in America, recognized as a ClearlyRated Best of Staffing firm, and identified as a top recruitment firm by The Business Times! Additional information about Scion Nonprofit can be found online.
Scion Nonprofit, a division of Scion Staffing, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and for the candidates we represent. For opportunities located in a region that have enacted fair chance, arrest or conviction-based employment ordinances, Scion Nonprofit proactively follows the enacted guidance and considers for employment all qualified applications with arrest and conviction records. We believe in following best practices and considering all qualified applicants.

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