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Seeking Online Community Editor
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
March 7, 2013
Job ID: 1467152


Seeking Online Community Editor is seeking an online community editor with experience managing content and
guiding outreach and growth strategy. A project of the University of Southern California’s Annenberg
School for Communication and Journalism, engages and informs journalists,
bloggers, policy makers and others passionate about fostering great coverage of crucial health topics.
ReportingonHealth is a place to swap ideas and showcase original blog posts, articles, essays and
resource guides. It is an initiative that builds upon USC Annenberg’s California Endowment Health
Journalism Fellowships, a professional training program.

The community editor ensures high journalistic standards for all content and multimedia offerings and
works with developers to maintain and expand features offered on the site. Responsibilities include
writing and editing content; outreach to new contributors and members; supervising interns and
contributors, providing oversight of comments and member posts as well as managing related social
media. The community editor will also help run a Webinar series and associated outreach as well as
other special projects. He/she will monitor web analytics and be responsible for coordinating successful
strategies to generate growth in member participation and expansion of the site’s online audience.
The community editor must stay on top of the news cycle, responding to breaking health stories and
producing a lively, informative weekly newsletter.

This full-time position with health benefits is based at a satellite USC office in Alhambra, California.

Required skills include:

Bachelor’s degree
Five or more years of journalism experience, preferably with a health background
Established track record managing and building an online community
Excellent grammar and fact-checking abilities
Experience In multimedia production
Demonstrated experience with social media strategy
Basic html and graphics skills

HOW TO APPLY: Please submit your application through the University of Southern California Talent Management Web site:

Academic/Internal Title: Community Editor
Job Requisition Number: #017167 

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