Innovate, Collaborate and Contribute: Join the Emergency Nurses Association, a growing national association dedicated to advancing emergency nursing. ENA is looking for an Assistant Editor to join the Communications and PR team. The Assistant Editor works primarily with the Editor-in-Chief of ENA’s monthly member magazine, ENA Connection, to develop, write and edit content for the publication to help position ENA as the premier professional health care organization for emergency nursing. This position works with internal and external sources to ensure content produced meets the highest journalistic standards of quality and accuracy for our 42,000 readers. This includes a collaborative role in the writing, editing, headline production, layout and monthly lineup development for ENA Connection and its associated online publications. As needed, the Assistant Editor also contributes to PR & Communications team projects—press releases, articles, talking points and other communication materials.
If you want your enthusiasm to make a difference, join us today! ENA is located in downtown Des Plaines near train and bus transportation. We offer great benefits, including 401(k), profit sharing and more. At ENA, your work makes an impact on the noble profession which ENA represents.
Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, or related field, a minimum of 5 years of experience in communications, writing and editing (preferably in a similar position with demonstrated skills and proven track record of success). Strong working knowledge of AP Style; detailed and accurate copyeditor and proofreader, experience with magazine and feature writing, the ability to effectively interview members/constituents with professionalism and sensitivity, and the ability to not only take constructive criticism gracefully, but welcome it in the spirit of always improving and evolving as a writer, reporter and editor.
The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) is the premier professional nursing association dedicated to defining the future of emergency nursing through advocacy, education, research, innovation, and leadership. Founded in 1970, ENA has proven to be an indispensable resource to the global emergency nursing community. With more than 42,000 members worldwide, ENA advocates for patient safety, develops industry-leading practice standards and guidelines, and guides emergency healthcare public policy.