Managing Editor-Anesthesiology, McMahon Group (FT, NYC)

Job Title:
Managing Editor-Anesthesiology, McMahon Group

Full time, New York City

Job Description:
McMahon Publishing Group, a 43-year-old company that has market-leading titles in anesthesiology, gastroenterology, general surgery, infectious disease, oncology, pharmacy and pain medicine, seeks an experienced managing editor with excellent web- and print-based skills for its #1-rated anesthesiology publication. The right candidate must possess medical journalism experience.

Responsibilities include:

  • Reportorial excellence in spotting important anesthesiology news and interviewing leaders within the specialty.
  • Writing and editing breaking news and feature articles
  • Managing freelance writers
  • Interacting with editorial advisory board to hone print and web content
  • On-site coverage of medical meetings
  • Working closely with the Art and Copy Departments to close the issue each month
  • Creating compelling weekly e-Newsletters and breaking news e-Alerts
  • Using social media to promote content (Twitter, Facebook, Google+, etc.)

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A background in medical and health science and at least 7 years of experience as a medical editor or writer
  • Specific experience in the anesthesiology market preferred but not required
  • Top-notch news judgment, with a passion for clear, concise newspaper-style prose
  • An understanding of medical statistics and data interpretation
  • Strong tracking and production skills
  • Knowledge of AP and AMA styles
  • A drive to learn from web analytics and build a growing, dedicated web audience
  • Ability to package content for print and translate/rethink for website
  • An appreciation for teamwork among editorial, sales and upper management

This is a full-time position in our New York City offices. Competitive salary and benefits. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Jeannie Moyer,

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