Associate Editor, GW Magazine

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Job Description Summary

The Division of External Relations at the George Washington University is seeking an Associate Editor for GW Magazine. The division combines the communications, government relations, marketing and creative services and events functions of the university. This position will report to the executive director, editorial services.

Responsibilities include:

The Associate Editor plans, writes and produces original content for GW Magazine, the university flagship alumni magazine. The award-winning magazine is published three times a year and has a circulation of 250,000. The associate editor will be responsible for developing original story ideas and interviewing multiple sources to craft feature and news stories.

The editor also assigns work to freelance writers, manages their work and edits their submissions. The position works with designers, photographers and other colleagues-both internal and external-as well as university leadership to plan and produce the magazine.

Other responsibilities include project management, promoting the magazine through social media and posting content online.

Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications
Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 2 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master's degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Background Screening
Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.

EEO Statement
The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.