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22 May 2024

Full-Time Associate Editor

Harvard University – Posted by animatedjobs United States

Job Description

Harvard Business Review(HBR) is the leading destination for smart management thinking. Through its flagship magazine, books, and digital content and tools published on HBR.org, Harvard Business Review aims to provide professionals around the world with rigorous insights and best practices to help lead themselves and their organizations more effectively and to make a positive impact.

Senior Associate Editor, Research, Harvard Business Review

Surfacing the most interesting, important, and relevant ideas from research in academia and elsewhere and making them relevant to our audience of smart, skeptical business professionals is an essential part of what makes HBR unique.

If youre an editor with a passion for research, we have an exciting opening on the HBR editorial team. Your job will include building a diverse network of academic and practitioner contributors and editing their contributed articles to appeal to a global audience.

We cover a wide range of topics from gender to strategy to organizational design to the economy so a healthy sense of curiosity is essential. Youll have the chance to become one of our in-house experts on what makes a good piece of research and the best way to cover those ideas across our platforms.

What you’ll do

  • Youll develop and monitor a pipeline of research from academic journals, working papers, NBER papers, dissertations, consulting firm studies, and other sources.
  • Youll be the point person managing unsolicited submissions, vetting pitches from outside experts, including academics, consultants, and business leaders, and advising on which to develop and which to reject.
  • Youll recruit new authors, identifying important new academics and other big thinkers who should be publishing with HBR.
  • Youll edit articles for HBR.org and the IdeaWatch section of the magazine, helping translate complicated ideas into useful advice for our audience of practitioners.
  • Youll help editorial leadership think about new product extensions for academic research

What youll bring

  • 5+years of writing and editing experience, with a demonstrated ability to edit and write clean, engaging articles across topics and audiences, including strong structural editing and line editing skills.
  • A high degree of curiosity about how we work todayand how well work in the future.
  • Strong editorial judgment you can identify which ideas we should pursue in line with HBRs overall editorial coverage plans, and youll have a confident sense of which content, ideas, and contributors meet HBR standards.
  • The ability to develop strong working relationships with high-value contributors and coach them to deliver their best work, while delivering critical feedback when required.
  • The desire to connect academic research to the practical day-to-day needs of the HBR audience.

Youll stand out if you have

  • Previous experience translating academic research to a broad audience, including familiarity with statistics and research methodologies

What we offer

As a mission-driven global company, Harvard Business Publishing is committed to fostering a culture of inclusion, trust, and engagement where everyone is welcome, valued, respected, and feels they belong. In addition to a competitive compensation and benefits package, we offer meaningful programs focused on career development and employee wellness, such as education reimbursement and early-release Summer Fridays!

HBP is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

$70,000 $85,000 USD per year

Above is the annualized pay range for this position. In addition, this position includes the opportunity to earn our annual Performance Based Variable Pay Program. Actual salary will be set based upon a range of factors, including external benchmark market data, individual knowledge, skills, experience, location and internal equity.

Above is the annualized pay range for this position. In addition, this position includes the opportunity to earn our annual Performance Based Variable Pay Program. Actual salary will be set based upon a range of factors, including external benchmark market data, individual knowledge, skills, experience, location and internal equity.

Job Categories: Remote Editing Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time.

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