Editor, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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Overview: <br />The SHRM Editor-Diversity, Equity &amp; Inclusion (DE&amp;I) provides high-value resources to SHRM members by finding, reporting, writing, editing, curating, and packaging online news, content, and e-newsletters focused on the wide range of issues and activities related to DE&amp;I in the workplace.<br /><br /> <p><strong><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Work Environment:<br /><br /></span></strong>Work is regularly performed in a combination of office and conference settings and routinely uses standard office equipment. Travel Required: Moderate 20-30%.</p>
Responsibilities: <br /> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Write and edit high-quality, well-informed articles about DE&amp;I for an audience of current and prospective SHRM members.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Commission and edit content from freelance writers, as well as manage a freelance budget.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Edit daily news articles for style and content.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Curate e-newsletter for areas of expertise and/or responsibility.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Post content online and update/maintain landing pages, resource pages, and other digital collections with articles that are relevant to our audience and representing SHRM&rsquo;s responsibility towards our members and employers.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Stay up-to-date with all DE&amp;I news and trends. Report on developments, find experts, and create content that helps readers understand the importance of workplace DE&amp;I policies, practices, and initiatives (by SHRM and other organizations), and use case studies to illustrate those efforts.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Collaborate across SHRM departments and business units to support SHRM marketing, communications, and strategic initiatives, and business objectives.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Travel to SHRM conferences to provide news coverage for attendees and subscribers.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Cover other events and conferences within discipline areas.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Cover events, develop and edit content in emerging topics that may go beyond current scope, and are relevant to the evolution of our function.</span></li> </ul>
Requirements: <br /> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Minimum five years of news reporting, writing, and editing, preferably in business publishing.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Experience reporting on DE&amp;I issues and interviewing subject matter experts in that field.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Experience developing a beat by developing a keen understanding of an industry and/or specialty; developing sources; finding and utilizing freelance writers, identifying trends, and providing timely news coverage and analysis of relevant issues and events.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Excellent news writing skills and ability to communicate complex ideas in words and graphics.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Excellent editing skills.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">A high comfort level with learning and using new technologies to help tell a story.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Excellent in finding and recognizing newsworthy material to develop into content.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Resourceful; ability to lead and organize freelancers and other contributors</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Good interpersonal skills, with strong ability to work as part of a team and collaborate with colleagues throughout the SHRM organization.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Candidates must have a proven commitment to SHRM's six Guiding Principles:</span></li> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Bold Purpose</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Excellence &amp; Accountability</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Flexibility &amp; Agility</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Smart &amp; Curious</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Collaborative Openness</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Push Back to Move Forward</span></li> </ul> </ul> <br /><br /><strong><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Let Us Know if You Have:<br /><br /></span></strong> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Master&rsquo;s Degree</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Experience in publishing online content using website content management systems. Knowledge of DE&amp;I and other HR issues.</span></li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Physical Requirements:<br /><br /></span></strong></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Must be able to perform essential duties satisfactorily with reasonable accommodations.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Work is generally done sitting, talking, hearing, and typing. Visual acuity to use a keyboard, prepare and analyze data and figures; transcribing, viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Visual acuity requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.</span></li> </ul>