Geisinger Health System Managing Editor in DANVILLE, Pennsylvania
Job Title: Managing Editor
Location: Mill Street Office Building
Department: Marketing & Communications
Work Schedule: Days
Work Type: Full Time
Job Summary :
The Managing Editor leads editorial content development for all Geisinger-branded pieces across all audiences and channels. Leading a team of copywriters and copyeditors, ensures consistency of the Geisinger brand “voice” in all materials, while also delivering the desired messaging through engaging, conversational and accurate writing. Supporting a wide range of writing needs, the managing editor leads a team that will tell the Geisinger brand story across multiple channels and formats. These include but are not limited to: print and digital advertising; web site landing pages; collateral materials such as poster, brochures, fliers and direct mail; letters to patients; and social media posts. Working collaboratively with the graphic design team, project management and the marketing strategy team, the managing editor will understand the goals and objectives of each writing project and ensure that copy is delivered on deadline. Mastery of Geisinger writing style guidelines is essential. Work is deadline driven and fast-paced. The manager will support the maintenance and evolution of the Geisinger brand.
Competencies and Skills:
1.Exceptional writing skills, particularly the ability to deliver a compelling message with brevity and clarity
2.Able to conceptualize the essence of a communications challenge and translate it into good copy
3.Able to translate complex subject matter into readable and engaging content
4.Versatility. Ability to work across multiple channels and audiences.
5.Team player capable of working in a fast-paced environment
6.Project a professional demeanor and attitude
7.Customer-focused with a strong drive for results and passion for excellence
8.Solid interpersonal skills with ability to develop strong working relationships with stakeholders
9.Set priorities and manage time to complete tasks and meet deadlines
10.Experience with InDesign, InCopy and Google Docs a plus
11.Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Education and or Experience:
•Bachelor’s degree required
•At least 5+ years copyediting in a healthcare, insurance, agency or related advertising agency, in-house agency, or medical publishing company
•Experience working in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, or Journalism
•Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills are essential
•Working knowledge of AMA Manual of Style, AP Style Guide
•Proficient in English grammar and usage
•Familiarity with digital media (navigating web/device interfaces)
•Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Sharepoint, and Traffic Workflow Systems
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•High level of organization, motivation and ability to work under pressure and supervision
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Independent travel to various locations throughout Geisinger service territory may be required.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.