Director of Editorial Content

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Jun 24, 2022
Aug 17, 2022
Full Time
Director of Editorial ContentThe George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication (Mason 4C) invites applications for a Director of Editorial Content. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.About the Department:The Center for Climate Change Communication (Mason 4C) conducts public engagement research to help government agencies, non-profit organizations, and companies apply the results of this research so that collectively, we can stabilize our planet's life sustaining climate. The Energy and Enterprise Initiative ( at Mason 4C is an engagement and community-building effort that educates and promotes free enterprise action on climate change. RepublicEn has almost 19,000 members-the "EcoRight"-who care deeply about climate change and are working to activate right-leaning environmental advocates to step up and speak out. About the Position:The primary responsibility is creating content for several platforms, including: hosting and producing the EcoRight Speaks podcast series, curating and writing the "Climate Week En Review" branded email marketing newsletter, leading the programs' training and spokesperson program, and helping draft and place op-eds in relevant publications. The incumbent will be responsible for managing daily communication operations of the project.This "restricted position" is paid 100% from sponsored program funding and is not eligible for severance benefits. This position has the potential for telework, hybrid or remote based on approval. Required Qualifications:Demonstrated ability to manage own projects and work independently;Demonstrated effective communication and public speaking skills; effective verbal and written communication; technical skills with graphics editing, website management, content editing, and publishing; problem-solving, leadership, and organizational skills;Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience; andSignificant (generally seven (7)+ years) experience in communication and content creation.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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