• Managing Editor

    Wolters KluwerPhiladelphia, PA 19133

    Job #1164799072

  • The Managing Editor oversees the daily editorial operations of a monthly newsmagazine for a leading medical specialty society. The candidate must have strong management experience in all editorial functions for both print and digital media.

    These responsibilities include creating an annual editorial calendar; assigning stories to freelance medical writers, overseeing an editorial budget; manuscript writing and editing; familiarity with production matters, including overseeing the print publication from text to electronic file conversion, layout and design, and final PDFs, as well as developing digital media and a presence on social media channels.


    · Work closely with the Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor of medical society to generate ideas for stories and an editorial calendar for features and departments for each issue.

    · Research, write, and edit stories and columns, ensuring accuracy, appropriateness of tone, and good journalistic style.

    · Provide copyediting, proofreading, and fact-checking functions.

    · Obtain and/or commission all photographs, illustrations, and art to accompany feature articles and regular departments, working closely with the art director and illustrator to develop and oversee design ideas for each issue.

    · Oversee print production from manuscript through design layout, and proofreading, as well as obtaining approval from medical society Editor.

    · Oversee digital production from manuscript through website and digital editions.

    · Oversee and develop a strong presence for the publication through social media.

    · Maintain literacy in field of medical specialty, reviewing all current medical literature and monitoring trends and advances from scientific meetings and journals.

    · Oversee the development and placement of original editorial content on the publication website.

    · Oversee development and placement of rich media -- videos and podcasts -- for website.

    · Develop ideas for ancillary projects to expand editorial and revenue opportunities.

    · Attend all department, company, and sales meetings as directed, as well as related professional conferences necessary to the job.

    · Provide editorial and marketing support and act as the liaison with advertising sales as needed for the newsmagazine.

    · Other duties as required.


    Education : BA English/Journalism preferred, or related field.

    Required Experience:

    · Minimum 5 years' experience in a publishing environment, 8 years preferred.

    · Hootsuite, or a similar program

    · Experience with Social Media channels including LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook

    · MS Office; Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

    Preferred Experience:

    · Medical Society publishing experience strongly preferred.

    Travel: 10 - 15%, including 3-5 conferences per year


    Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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