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Hofstra University is nationally ranked and recognized as Long Island's largest private university located in Hempstead, N.Y. When you work at Hofstra, you join a team of talented professionals committed to preparing students for the challenges of tomorrow, in an environment that cultivates learning through the free and open exchange of ideas for the betterment of humankind. The work we do at Hofstra supports the education and well-being of our students, and the workforce of the future. While working towards this mission, employees can take advantage of many enriching experiences on campus. Whether it's a lunchtime lecture, a Division I NCAA athletics game, a musical concert, a theatre performance, or a visit to one of our two accredited museums, there is always something exciting to do at Hofstra. Enjoy the ease of going to the fitness center, taking a swim, or grabbing a bite to eat without having to leave our beautiful campus! Hofstra University is dedicated to recruiting and retaining a highly qualified and diverse academic community of students, faculty, staff, and administrators respectful of the contributions and dignity of each of its members. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.
Position Title: Hofstra University Magazine Managing Editor
School/Division: Publications Office (division)
Office: Marketing and Communications, Public Relations
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Reporting to the AVP of Marketing and Communications, the Managing Editor oversees the print and digital editorial calendar and content creation for the Hofstra University Magazine, with a vision for communicating the University's mission and strategic priorities. This position is a key role in the strategic communications team in the Division of Marketing and Communications. The Managing Editor leads the magazine efforts from concept to publication and works collaboratively with communicators University-wide, freelancers, and vendors to ensure magazine issues are published on time and within budget. As the Magazine Editor, this individual will use their broad understanding of the higher education landscape and Hofstra, as well as their inherent curiosity, to develop magazine issue themes that successfully support the University's strategic priorities.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Lead the content strategy and content development of Hofstra Magazine.
Choose freelancers and implement freelance contracts as needed.
Forge and sustain relationships with colleagues and alumni to gather story ideas and implement them strategically.
Generate original ideas for features, photography, and layouts and effectively communicate those to the magazine editorial team.
Lead all design elements of the print and digital magazine.
Willing to research, report, and write across disciplines with a keen understanding of inclusive communications.
Manage the production of each magazine issue and plan out future issues.
Ability to help writers and creatives, synthesize potentially complex research material to produce engaging stories.
Create and adhere to deadlines.
Oversee management of the magazine's website.
Ensure that stories communicate Hofstra's mission, support strategic objectives, and meet the highest editorial standards.
Implement routine reader surveys to guide story selection and ensure reader satisfaction.
Work with the editorial team to ensure sustainable and consistent file organization.
Monitor and respond to feedback from readers or other university stakeholders.
Manage the magazine budget and act as a good steward of funds.
Bachelor's degree in journalism or relevant field required.
Four to six years of prior related experience.
Demonstrable editing and writing skills with a strong professional portfolio.
Experience in the higher education environment preferred.
Ability to manage a magazine/editorial calendar.
Keen eye for spotting a good story.
Experience working with designers to build and maintain a website.
Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.
Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the w...orld who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.
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