Senior Editor

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Stanford, California

Date Posted July 19, 2021
Industry Magazines / Publishing
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


Stanford's Graduate School of Business has built a global reputation based on its immersive and innovative management programs. We provide students a transformative leadership experience, pushing the boundaries of knowledge with faculty research, and offering a portfolio of entrepreneurial and non-degree programs that deliver global impact like no other. We are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in service of our mission of developing innovative, principled, and insightful leaders who change lives, change organizations, and change the world. We invite you to be part of this mission. 

We're looking for a Senior Editor to join our Communications and Marketing team. In this role, you will help identify and create written and multimedia stories that explain our faculty research and illuminate the GSB experience and impact to a global audience. You will have the opportunity to work with faculty, staff, and alumni in creating compelling stories. In addition, you will assign and manage a pool of freelance writers and collaborate closely with other team members within the department. This role reports to the Director of Content and works closely with another senior editor and a team of multimedia content producers to produce a print magazine, an email newsletter, and a wide range of other content.    

The ideal candidate has extensive journalism experience, keen and creative storytelling skills, and a willingness to explore and try new ideas. You’ll need to understand varied audiences and bear in mind the broad communication goals of the school. You will have experience working with faculty or senior level professionals and be able to work in a dynamic collaborative place.  

Your primary responsibilities include: 

To be successful in this position, you will bring:  

Why Stanford is for You 

Stanford’s dedicated 16,000 staff come from diverse educational and career backgrounds. We are a collaborative environment that thrives on innovation and continuous improvement. At Stanford, we seek talent committed to excellence, driven to impact the future of our legacy, and improve lives on a global sphere. We provide competitive salaries, excellent health care and retirement plans, and a generous vacation policy, including additional time off during our winter closure. Our generous perks align with what matters to you: 

We pride ourselves in being a culture that encourages and empowers you. 

How to Apply 

To be considered, please submit a cover letter, writing samples, and résumé along with your online application. 

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. 

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job. 

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.