Managing Editor, MSKCC (FT, NYC)

Job Title:
Managing Editor Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Full Time, Midtown NYC

Job Description:
World renowned for its commitment to exceptional and compassionate cancer care, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center launched a redesigned online presence in November 2011. Our website receives more than five million visits per year and is accessed by cancer patients and their families, medical professionals, researchers, and students from around the world. Our Public Affairs office is currently looking for a full-time Managing Editor to join our team.

The Managing Editor will plan, write, edit, and maintain a significant portion of MSKCC’s public website, providing audience-specific content tailored to the Center’s core audiences, in addition to collaborating with editorial and production staff to refresh, improve, and evolve the Center’s online presence, which includes blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

Strong editing skills and ability to translate scientific and medical information into lay-friendly language is key. Previous editing experience and capacity to handle a fast-paced, dynamic environment is required. Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred in English, Journalism, Biology, or Science Writing. At least (3) three years experience presenting medical and scientific information to a general interest audience. Medical or scientific editing experience required. Experience managing and writing for social media highly preferred. Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
MSKCC 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.

We offer an excellent salary and comprehensive benefits, including tuition reimbursement.

Please visit and apply on-line.

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