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Newsletter Manager

Environmental Health Sciences seeks a manager to oversee all aspects of our newsletters – from production to list management to revenue generation.

We send 15+ daily and weekly newsletters to 12,000 subscribers worldwide.

Your job: Oversee our small team of researchers and work with our engagement and editorial teams to ensure these mailings have maximum impact.

We’d love for you to challenge us.

The successful candidate will be a strategic, creative thinker, a self-starter, and a good collaborator who can consistently work early morning hours, generate original ideas to help emerging audiences engage with our environmental health content and feels comfortable with deadlines..

Duties:

  • Oversee a team of researchers to aggregate and distribute the most consequential news about our health and environment.
  • Work with the editorial team to highlight Environmental Health Sciences’ original reporting.
  • Develop relationships with and attract sponsors and advertising for our newsletters.
  • Explore and put into action other revenue models, such as subscriptions.
  • Meet production deadlines

Desired skills/experience:

  • Some experience in journalism or communications
  • Knowledge of/background in science, especially environmental health.
  • Bonus: Fluency in Spanish and English
  • Ability to work remotely and work well under pressure
  • Residency in the Eastern or Central time zones, given production deadlines

We do not need you to be familiar with various newsletter platforms or mailing systems. We will train you in ours.

We seek a diverse applicant pool and encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. EHN does not discriminate on the basis of ability, age, gender identity and expression, national origin, race and ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, or criminal record.

To apply, submit a cover letter, résumé to our application form here. https://form.jotform.com/220836220065144

 

About EHS

We are solutions-focused and equity-driven.

We work with and within science and journalism to elevate power within communities and create opportunities so that race, gender, and/or ZIP code do not predict your health or environment.

We believe that progress is never a result of scientific discovery alone; it requires other forces: crusading journalism, advocacy, politics.

The Graphics Designer joins EHS at a time of growth and expanded opportunity – and in fact is essential to building that energy as EHS marks its 20th anniversary and expands to new work, markets and audiences. 

We value diversity, work in the open and do everything we can to give back to the journalism, research and nonprofit communities. EHS is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re actively seeking to increase diversity in our operation and across the fields of science, communications and journalism. We encourage applications from communities traditionally underrepresented in science and news media.

If you have any questions about this role before applying, you may book a 20-minute hiring hotline call with EHS director Douglas Fischer.

EHS programs

EHS runs a variety of programs to achieve its mission of driving good science into public policy and discussion around our health and environment. Our core strategy:

  • Alert the public to critical threats
  • Advance news cycles on core topics
  • Solve entrenched problems with interdisciplinary collaborations

Science

EHS helps teach scientists to communicate, mentors early career scientists, and does its own science: EHS chief scientist Pete Myers has published more than 120 peer-reviewed articles.

Journalism

EHS publishes two websites featuring original journalism and commentary. And we send newsletters to more than 12,000 subscribers worldwide featuring top news on our environment and health.

Our journalism has won awards from the Society of Environmental Journalists, the Association of Health Care Journalists, the Society of Professional Journalists and the Oakes Foundation, to name just a few.

Partnerships

We cannot make change alone. We partner and collaborate with a variety of engaged players, from corporations to NGOs to universities and scientific societies.