Editor at Health Progress

March 11, 2021
St. Louis, MO

The Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) advances the Catholic health ministry of the United States in caring for people and communities. Comprised of more than 600 hospitals and 1,400 long-term care and other health facilities in all 50 states, the Catholic health ministry is the largest group of nonprofit health care providers in the nation.

POSITION SUMMARY

As the principal architect of the content and quality of CHA’s journal, the editor is a thought leader in the Catholic health ministry. The editor sets editorial philosophy and strategy in collaboration with the association’s leaders, identifying current trends and related topics and soliciting the best experts from relevant fields to author material for publication.  The editor is the public voice of the magazine and may make presentations to member and external audiences regarding issues and developments in the ministry and health care sector.  The editor manages the journal staff, sets standards, writes and edits as needed, selects and directs the work of artists/illustrators, and creates and monitors editorial calendars, production schedules, procedures, etc. Additional accountabilities include ensuring integration of CHA’s mission, goals, strategies, and policies in HP editorial efforts; and contributing as needed on other communications projects of the association.  Some travel may be required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience:  7+ years in journal editing or publishing. 3-5 years in Catholic publishing or Catholic health ministry, yielding knowledge of Catholic teaching, tradition and culture desired. 3+ years supervisory experience.

Education/Certification: Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in English, Communications, Journalism, or related field.  Graduate-level work in Catholic theology and history an asset.

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 We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.