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Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) produces a wide-range of editorial content for leaders of nonprofits, businesses, and governments around the world engaged in social innovation. SSIR operates like a small media company within Stanford University, producing a quarterly paid-subscription magazine; a website that publishes new articles and podcasts daily; webinars; and conferences. Every year more than 2 million people around the world read SSIR articles, listen to SSIR podcasts and webinars, and attend SSIR conferences. SSIR is a part of the Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society, an academic center within the School of Humanities and Sciences that brings together faculty, students, and practitioners to develop and share knowledge about philanthropy, civil society, and social change.
There are seven full-time employees at SSIR, four on the editorial side and three on the business side. The Editor 2 (Associate Editor) works with SSIR's Senior Editor to create and produce content for SSIR's quarterly print magazine and sponsored print supplements, one of the primary ways that the SSIR disseminates content and interacts with its audience. Some of the important roles that the Associate Editor plays is that they are solely responsible for several sections of the quarterly print magazine. They are also responsible for editing one of the four feature articles that appear in each issue of the magazine, for editing and producing some of the sponsored supplements, and for managing the uploading of the magazine and supplements to the website. In addition, they will be called upon to help edit other online articles that will appear on the website. This job requires someone who can manage multiple tasks simultaneously while working under tight deadlines.
CORE DUTIES*: Research, plan, and edit original/complex publications for style and substance Ensure adherence of editorial content to guidelines and oversee the work of other editorial staff or freelancers. Recommend changes and amendments to communications or publications. Advise and collaborate with clients on editorial and publication methods. Communicate with writers, editors, photographers, vendors, and contractors, and review publication process. Serve as a resource in developing strategies that promote effective delivery of publications/editorials to target audiences. May assist with performance evaluation, hiring, and staff management. May supervise professional or support personnel.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
Internal Number: 294531
About Stanford University
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
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