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Boston University EDITOR, Newsletter in BOSTON, Massachusetts

The Newsletter Editor is one of the public voices of WBUR's flagship newsletters, which currently includes our morning newsletter, WBUR Today. The mission is to keep WBURs editorial newsletter portfolio thriving day to day. The main responsibilities for this position center on writing and editing. This person should have the ability to write in many different styles, think creatively with an audience-first mindset, and be meticulous with attention to detail.

Essential Functions:

  • The editing and writing of WBUR editorial newsletters. Currently, this includes being the public voice of WBUR's flagship newsletter, WBUR Today. Part of this will include innovating new sections and original reporting to be included in WBUR Today and the Weekender. There will also be an opportunity to write and edit new newsletter products. The other main responsibility is editing existing weekly topical newsletters and working with the corresponding newsroom teams. Editing includes checking for newsletter tone, style and click optimization. Editing responsibilities may also extend to special projects and pop-up newsletter courses.

  • Writing and continued editing of welcome series, re-engagement articles to make sure they are up to date. Some building and editing of email templates, as needed.

  • Develop, interpret and maintain analytics reports to monitor overall performance against goals for all WBUR newsletter products.

  • Write and schedule social media promotions to solicit newsletter subscriptions.

  • Build and edit email newsletters as digital posts.

Required Skills

Bachelor's degree or relevant experience required At least three years of related work experience required.

This position is eligible for Boston University's generous benefits package including health, dental, life insurance, tuition remission, paid time off, and so much more!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Required Experience