Minimum Education & Experience Required
Bachelor's degree in English, communications, or journalism, and eight years of relevant work experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
Demonstrated project management skills and ability to plan, budget, and track resources.
Ability to provide recommendations for long-range strategies.
Demonstrated ability to apply discretion and judgment in evaluating implications of publication and information release to internal and external audiences.
Ability to synthesize complex material from multiple sources to identify and resolve key editorial and publication issues.
Ability to work effectively and provide leadership to a team under stringent deadline requirements.
Extensive knowledge and skill in all editorial processes including story development, quality control, design, and collaboration.
Ability to work effectively with senior organizational leaders, scientists, and faculty.
Preferred Knowledge and Skills
Extensive experience in publishing, marketing and brand management.
Proven expertise in operating and growing a multi-media group while adhering to the organizations core mission.
Experience developing and managing digital platforms and initiatives. Deep knowledge of media trends, including digital delivery, paywalls, SEO, SEM, customer engagement, and content marketing using traditional and social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
Track record of successfully managing a multi-faceted conference business that involves organizing speakers, marketing, and managing all logistics related to the conference.
Certifications and Licenses
Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
Occasionally stand/walk, reach/work above shoulders, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, use a telephone, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
Rarely twist/bend/stoop/squat, kneel/crawl.
* - 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.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Diversity: Demonstrates familiarity and openness to people of different backgrounds and cultures.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Final offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and, where applicable, driving record.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.