ASME helps the global engineering community develop solutions to real world challenges. Founded in 1880 as The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME is a nonprofit professional organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing and skill development across all engineering disciplines, while promoting the vital role of the engineer in society. ASME codes and standards, publications, conferences, continuing education, and professional development programs provide a foundation for advancing technical knowledge and a safer world. From college students and early-career engineers to project managers, corporate executives, researchers and academic leaders, ASME's members are as diverse as the engineering community itself.
We are seeking a breakthrough content creator to play a pivotal role in building a reputation for ASME membership content. The ideal Senior Editor, Membership Engagement candidate will be a multifaceted content developer with a keen eye toward strategic and unique content opportunities and the ability to conceive and execute creative approaches to keep members interested. The ideal candidate also has an interest in both the business side and the editorial side of digital media operations.
Execute a cross-platform content strategy that will give the best experiences possible to ASME members and member prospects
Work with the Digital and Marketing Operations team to create seamless digital journeys and online experiences that engage members with audience-focused content in unique and compelling packages
Use personas and marketing segmentation to identify and satisfy target audiences’ information needs across various content formats
Liaise with the membership team to generate ideas, discuss weekly membership acquisition
Organize, assign, and project manage advertorials, special editions, special sections, SEO content pieces and cover-story content through production, as well as write and or assign special sections and cover stories
Work with the Editor in chief of Mechanical Engineering magazine and within the editorial team to help conceive, edit, develop, and produce new content for the magazine and ASME.org that fits cohesively with the member content strategy
Conduct on-camera interviews or moderate/hosting live and virtual event sessions and webinars; serve as an on-camera reporter and narrator as needed to support projects
This role requires a Bachelor’s degree, or additional equivalent experience, with at least 5 years’ experience in journalism, including editing and feature writing. The successful candidate will be familiar with engineering concepts and the major industries ASME serves as well as demonstrated knowledge of science and its practical application as technology.
The incumbent must have a proven track record of demonstrating knowledge, excellence and practical experience in the following technical and professional skills and competencies:
Communication – Excellent interpersonal and diplomatic skills as well as experience working in cross-functional teams
Technical – Experience managing digital workflows for media sites and content management systems
Project Management – A detailed approach and ability to work independently and remain organized in order to meet commitments and balance competing priorities
Problem Solving – Ability to identify key issues, gather data to investigate those issues, and develop actionable recommendations
ASME is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. At ASME, we nurture an inclusive environment, and we encourage, support and celebrate diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, disability, or protected veteran, military status, or any other basis protected by law.
Our Equal Employment Opportunity policy pertains to every aspect of an individual’s relationship with the organization, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training and development, promotion, programs, and all other terms and conditions of employment.
In compliance with Federal and state mandates, ASME requires all employees to be fully vaccinated with an authorized COVID-19 vaccine or be approved for an exemption based on a legally required accommodation.
Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.
About The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
ASME (The American Society of Mechanical Engineers) is a world-renowned, member-based professional organization focused on serving the technical, educational and other programmatic needs of the engineering and technology communities on a worldwide basis. ASME generates approximately $115 million annually from the sale of products and services and provides a wide range of mission focused programs and activities.