Web and Multimedia Editor Search

Overview

The journal CHEST® has been making efforts to expand its online multimedia offerings, and as a result, is looking to add a new Section Editor: Web and Multimedia Editor to the staff. 

This position will enhance the reach, engagement, and understanding of CHEST® content through the development and execution of a multimedia strategy that encompasses the website, apps, and other channels. 

The Web and Multimedia Editor will promote and champion the journal and the CHEST organization in the field through participation in relevant conferences, speaking engagements, and activities and stay up to date on trends in media, apps, online medical education, and communication.

If you have questions, please reach out to Jean Rice.

Key Responsibilities

  1.  Define and develop innovative multimedia tactics to enhance the reach, engagement, and understanding of CHEST®content.
  2. Stay current on emerging uses of content and multimedia tactics that CHEST® may consider.
  3. Support the development of defined multimedia and work with staff and contracted partners to ensure delivery of final assets that are on time, within budget, and at a high level of quality.
  4. Collaborate with the CHEST® Editor in Chief, Deputy Editor, and Assistant Editor to select high impact and complex research to be complemented through multimedia.
  5. Produce audio and video summaries of each monthly issue for posting and identify content to feature on the journal site and apps.
  6. Oversee social and podcast activities.
  7. Oversee the CHEST® Topic Collections online to ensure relevance and ease of access to curated content.
  8. Leverage the CHEST® website to provide information on trending topics.
  9. Communicate with the authors of original articles as needed to develop complementary multimedia material.
  10. Engage with leading researchers and clinicians to contribute to the development of content as needed.

How to Apply

To apply for the Web and Multimedia Editor position, please send your cover letter, CV, a statement of interest, and a short 2- to 5-minute video reviewing content of a recent issue of CHEST® to mroberts@chestnet.orgPlease share your video by uploading it to YouTube, marking it as "unlisted," and including your link in the email.

We look forward to seeing what you can bring to CHEST® through this new position. The deadline for submission is February 23. 

As an initial step, please fill out the form below so that the search task force can keep careful track of the interested candidates. Thank you.