The Water Environment Federation is seeking an experienced and driven editor and project manager in Content Creation. This person will serve as Managing Editor of our flagship magazine, Water Environment & Technology, as well as help oversee the print and online creation and distribution of several other publications. The right candidate will possess a balance between exacting writing and editing skills and project and personnel management abilities.
Serves as Managing Editor of WE&T magazine
Schedules and organizes news and feature selection meetings.
Assists with planning, direction, and some writing of news analysis articles and department copy
Helps to manage freelancers and/or edit scientifically detailed feature articles.
Helps to develop annual editorial calendar.
Manages one staff member directly and serves as backup to the Director of Content Creation.
Aids in creating and maintaining annual budgets for several publications.
Substantives edits copy as well as proofreads page layouts and posts.
Performs other duties as assigned.
BA/BS in English, Journalism, or Physical Sciences
8+ years responsible publications experience with exposure to technical/scientific materials
Demonstrated writing and editing skills
Proven research skills
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines for multiple projects
Computer literate with Word expertise
Detail oriented and accurate
Ability to work independently with little supervision
Good basic math skills
This person will work primarily in an office environment using standard office equipment.
Please submit resume with cover letter and salary requirements to WEFrecruitment@wef.org
WEF is an equal opportunity employer
About The Water Environment Federation
The Water Environment Federation is a not-for-profit association that provides technical education and training for thousands of water quality professionals who clean water and return it safely to the environment. WEF members have proudly protected public health, served their local communities, and supported clean water worldwide since 1928.