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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Senior Editorial Manager in New York, New York

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

The Communications Department is seeking an innovativeSenior Editorial Manager. You will manage MSK publications and be responsible for the implementation of brand voice in all editorial work produced or evaluated by the Communications Department. This team member will act as key point to build collaborative relationships with project stakeholders across MSK and identify unique storytelling opportunities.

You are:

  • A creative thinker, who is always thinking of new and exciting ways to tell stories and package content.

  • Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.

  • Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

  • A good decision-maker, with shown success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

  • Willing to take action and eager to adopt new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

  • Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

  • Resilient in recovering from setbacks and skilled at finding detours around obstacles.

  • Adept at learning quickly, applying insights from past efforts to new situations.

You will:

  • Develop editorial creative roadmap for print publications, including innovative storytelling ideas, editorial packages and digital extensions.

  • Serve as managing editor for print and digital projects including flagship publication MSK News, annual report, patient brochures, e-newsletter MSK Now, and other large-scale institutional, patient-facing initiatives.

  • Establish schedule and timeline forcontentdeliverables and manage workflow to ensure adherence to production timeline. –

  • Responsible forthedistribution cycle to various MSK departments and teams and for establishing a regular metrics reporting cadence.

  • Generate ideas for large-scale editorial projects for MSK's print and Web channels, including the integration of multimedia.

  • Search for storytelling opportunities throughout the institution.

  • Recruit and manage a team of freelance writers and editors who will contribute content across MSK platforms.

  • Serve as subject matter expert and institution-wide point of contact for brand voice and language.

  • Partner with departments and staff across MSK — including senior leadership, clinical teams, and research staff — to develop a variety of materials for internal and external audiences and to provide counsel on editorial projects.

  • Liaise with outside organizations, agencies and strategic healthcare partners, to uphold consistency in content across publications.

  • Review and approve materials created within the Department of Communications produced for outside partnerships, including marketing and direct-to-consumer copy.

  • Train and advise internal partners on brand voice and guidelines.

You have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 4 years of professional experience

  • Extensive copyediting experience

  • Past supervisory experience preferred#LI-POST


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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Requisition ID2019-34602

CategoryProfessional - Communications and Marketing