Managing Editor, McMahon (FT, NYC)

Job Title:
Managing Editor, McMahon Publishing Group

Full Time, New York City

Job Description:
Hematology/oncology newspaper seeks detail-oriented, dynamic managing editor to oversee all aspects of monthly newspaper. Parent company, McMahon Publishing Group, is a NYC privately-owned firm offering clinical newspapers in a wide range of medical specialties, several of which rank first in syndicated readership scores.

Requirements
•Top-notch editing skills; experienced handling news articles (AP
style) and physician-authored content (AMA style) •Interact with sales, copyediting, design and production teams to foster a positive atmosphere of collaboration •Maintain an active, engaged editorial advisory board – organize annual meeting with board; coordinate monthly conference calls; ensure all content reviewed by board prior to publication.
•Embrace role as the outside representative of the publication – seek out community- and hospital-based clinicians for focus sessions, practice profiles, etc.
•Explore social networking (Twitter, Facebook, etc.) as a means of enhancing reach and relevance of publication.
•Conduct frequent competitor analyses to ensure uniqueness of editorial mission.
•Build a brand – bring your excitement, vision and dedication to the publication.
•Flexible, willing to explore new ideas.
•Conventions: travel to 3-5 clinical meetings per year, attend sessions for content planning, coordinate freelance/staff coverage, meet with thought leaders.
•Five to seven years of experience in medical editing, preferably including oncology.

Contact: Jeannie Moyer, jmoyer@mcmahonmed.com

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