first_imgSuffolk University is a private, urban university located in theheart of downtown Boston. Our college green is the Boston Commonand we are steps from dozens of historic sites including the OldState House, Faneuil Hall, City Hall and the Massachusetts StateHouse. We have no real boundaries to our campus—Boston and Suffolkblend together.Suffolk has been committed to creating an exceptional learningexperience since 1906. Our vision is to be recognized as a dynamicinstitution that fosters engaged learning, rigorous scholarship,innovative thinking, and community collaboration acrossdisciplines. We will ensure that Suffolk graduates are versatileand prepared for modern society and the new world market. We willprovide rich curricula, experiential learning opportunities andprofessional mentoring through increased collaboration with alumniand community partners. We will recruit, mentor, and support adiverse faculty of teacher-scholars who are passionately committedto preparing our students to be leaders in the global community. Wewill inspire investment in a Suffolk community that is built onethical, forward-thinking leadership, teamwork, andcooperation.We compete for the best talent. We are an equal opportunityemployer committed to a diverse community. We are actively seekingapplicants from groups that might be under-represented because ofrace/color, gender, religion, real or perceived disability,national origin or LGBTQ status. As part of our commitment weencourage you to complete the demographic portion of theapplication in addition to submitting your cover letter andresume/CV as it will assist us in targeting our recruitmentefforts.Please note that Suffolk University conducts background checks as acondition of employment.We are also committed to the well-being of our employees. Ourterrific benefits package for benefits-eligible positions include,but are not limited to:Generous paid time-off programs and commitment to work-lifebalanceTuition free course benefits in the College of Arts andSciences and in the Sawyer Business School for employees withadditional tuition benefits for spouses, domestic partners, andchildrenTop-notch well-being care available through Harvard PilgrimMedical/Delta Dental and a Flexible Spending AccountPre-tax commuter benefitEmployee Assistance Program that provides employees and theirfamily members with initial assessment, referrals and short-termcounseling for personal and work challengesDiscounted home and auto insuranceDescriptionPosition summary:The Suffolk University Communications group is seeking aself-starting, reliable and meticulous editor and strong writer whocan take on the careful editing of internal and external newsletters and other communications and University messaging. Theposition also supports efforts to improve internal and externaloutreach by helping generate an expanding list of influencers,media and faculty experts.The Senior Editor also possesses sound editorial judgement, publicrelations savvy, and awareness of potentially sensitive Universityissues. The senior editor is a team player, great under pressure,with a willingness to work odd hours and be available 24/7.Responsibilities: 6-10 years’ experience as a copy editorDegree in journalism, communications, English or related fieldpreferredExperience in editing both print and digital materials, strongknowledge of content management systems, Constant Contact and othercommunications platformsAbility to manage contentAbility to craft high level messaging Edits copy; conducts research in support of speech writing andpress releases; handles media monitoring, reports, list building,and press release distribution through Cision;Shares responsibility for editing content, producing, anddistributing weekly Inside Suffolk employee newsletter.Supports work on the faculty media guide; manages the officebudget; and works on website updates and maintenance.Editing responsibilities include press releases and advisories,high-level internal messaging, president’s blog, remarks, event,and commencement materials.Manager and liaison for Cision, the software provider used bythe Public Affairs Office to identify key media influencers, buildmedia lists, distribute press releases, and prepare analyticalreports. Also manages Burrelles and TVEyes monitoring servicesManages/creates media highlights reports for Board of Trustees.Requires daily monitoring of the media alerts from Cision,Burrelles, TVEyes, and Google.Other list building includes key community influencers inBoston and MassachusettsManages website content for In the News page; researches andupdates At a Glance and Trustee pages; and enters news and othercontent.Manages lists and listservs for distribution of internal andexternal messaging.Notifies media of school closings and delays due to weather,etc.center_img Experience:last_img read more