The Editorial Resources Department is responsible for effectively conveying WGBH’s mission and value to multiple audiences, and building support for its leadership, programs and activities through strategic communications efforts.
This senior management position provides vision and execution for distinctive communications that advance WGBH’s core objectives and effectively position the institution and its leadership. Reporting to the Vice President for Communications and Government Relations, the Director of Editorial Resources is responsible for creating and managing a variety of exceptional communications that promote WGBH as an organization worthy of support from its many constituents, including: donors, boards, members, public media audiences, and the general public. The department provides in-house editorial services generating a variety of print materials and publications, e-communications, remarks and speeches, digital/online communications and related writing and editing projects.
Develop exceptional communications that build visibility for WGBH's mission, programs and leadership
Provide direction and management of original editorial materials. Conceptualizes, writes, edits, and proofreads a wide range of materials for WGBH’s many platforms
Partner on the creative and technical execution of materials, including annual report, major gifts communications, brochures, bios, executive remarks
Assure client satisfaction and adherence to deadlines and budgets.
Work closely with executive leadership and development division
Work collaboratively with colleagues across multiple departments including donor and board relations, design, membership, marketing and creative
Provide supervision, direction and editorial guidance to department staff
Maintains communications style guide and reinforces institutional editorial standards
Minimum of 10 years professional experience in communications
Significant and demonstrated professional writing, editing and proofreading experience
Writes effectively with speed and accuracy, versatile in style and voice, and with exceptional command of grammar
Demonstrated success in managing major strategic projects
Demonstrated experience managing and developing team of communications professionals
Ability to identify and execute compelling stories that inspire audiences to engage with and support WGBH
Ability to collaborate with colleagues across complex institution
Able to communicate copy edits and comments effectively, and accept edits and feedback from others with openness
Flexible thinker, able to effectively juggle multiple assignments
Strong presentation, interpersonal and problem-solving skills
Understanding of print and interactive design and copywriting
Familiarity with public broadcasting a plus.