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Editorial Director, resolve magazine and findhelp.org

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Aunt Bertha is America's leading social care network, providing easy access to local resources, free tools for social workers through findhelp.org, and powering social care systems for customers across industries.

 

Resolve magazine launched in late 2019 as Aunt Bertha’s storytelling initiative, and is an especially exciting place for our mission to come alive. Resolve creates stories, articles, documentaries, interviews, columns and coverage that highlight the human side and impact of social care. 

 

Key subject areas include public health, poverty, policy, social care and nonprofits, as well as the challenges and work of helping people and communities. 

Position: Editorial Director, resolve magazine and findhelp.org
Organization: Aunt Bertha
Location: Austin,  TX 
United States
Salary:
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 9/30/2021
Requirements

Core Job to Be Done

We are looking for an experienced editor to lead resolve magazine and content production for findhelp.org. We are seeking someone who has the skills and temperament to run the team and publication day-to-day—assign and edit stories, manage a team of writers and editors, scan the horizon for coverage priorities, come up with headlines that drive traffic and engagement—and to shape the publication so it builds and engages with core audiences, while working closely with the marketing team to produce campaigns and key creative.  

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Set and implement broad editorial vision, run daily assignment and production priorities, manage the editorial calendar, publication schedule and annual budget.

  • Lead story development process: conceptualize, assign, report, produce and edit pieces 

  • Strategize and create ambitious editorial projects and packages for both editorial and brand-building initiatives

  • Manage and direct resolve team and freelance contributors, guiding them to develop their talents and pushing for excellence in every piece produced

  • Devise and implement strategies that foster engaged audiences for resolve across all platforms

  • Partner with Marketing, Research and PR teams to develop content that builds brand equity in key topics and aligns with business goals

 

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of editorial and content production experience

  • Strong management skills, with proven track record of leading teams

  • Strong communication skills, proficiency writing engaging headlines 

  • Ability to multitask and excel under pressure.

  • Excellent editorial judgment, with demonstrated ability to bring sharp angles to stories 

  • Deep understanding of audience development, distribution strategies, and search engine optimization

  • Familiarity with or interest to learn more about social care, public policy, poverty, community social work, data-sourced storytelling desirable 

 

This role reports to the VP of Marketing and serves as part of Aunt Bertha’s marketing leadership team.



 

At Aunt Bertha, we’re committed to excellence through diversity, which involves attracting talented people from diverse backgrounds and traditions. We encourage everyone to apply. If you require a reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please let us know. We will do what we can to meet your needs.

 

Aunt Bertha is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are building a company whose employees understand our users, through their own lived experiences. This means we strive to hire employees that are diverse by race, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, sexual orientation, physical abilities, veteran status and socio-economic upbringing.
 

Status: This listing expires on: 11/29/2021
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Organization Information
Name:
Aunt Bertha
Address:
3429 Executive Center Blvd
Ste 150, Bldg 2
Austin,  TX 78731
United States
Email:
hr@auntbertha.com
Phone:
(512) 717-0518
Fax:
Contact:
Olivia Withers