Editor Job Opportunity

The Community Foundation is seeking an editor with outstanding writing, editing and creative skills. The ideal
candidate will possess research, planning, organizational and resource management skills with the ability to work
comfortably under press in a fast-paced environment. The editor is responsible for developing and implementing effective communications to increase awareness of the Community Foundation, to advance the impact of its grants and initiatives, and to support the development of new gifts and donors. This position supports the Community Foundation’s goals, strategies and brand by helping to convey these to the relevant internal and external audiences. Working with the Foundation’s management, staff, volunteer committees, donors and grantee organizations, the editor-in-chief builds a positive image of the Foundation through a comprehensive communications program including storytelling and publications.

Responsibilities

• Lead the storytelling initiatives for the Foundation.
• Generate story ideas
• Develop production timeline and strictly adhere to timeline requirements
• Write stories and manage freelance content producers to meet quality and timeline expectations
• Approve content, appearance, and layout of featured articles
• Oversee photography, design and artwork to be used in the publication
• Write, proofread, and edit articles to meet publication standards
• Arrange and attend photo shoots
• Actively raise the profile of the publications
• Assist all staff to meet deadlines
• Work with Foundation management and staff on communication needs and special projects and
initiatives support.
• Implement consistent branding and internal/external messaging.

More about the position is attatched below.