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February 1, 2018 | Katie Mosher


Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069,

North Carolina Sea Grant is looking for a managing editor for its award-winning communications team.

The position manages varied modes of communications. These include the full production process of Coastwatch magazine, with content development, design review and editing. The managing editor also oversees and edits the program’s online content on, and leads teams working on a variety of special projects, such as multimedia products focusing on current and emerging issues for N.C. coastal ecosystems and economies.

The managing editor builds and maintains relationships with colleagues in academia, community organizations and government agencies, as well as outside vendors, to ensure that the mission of Sea Grant is appropriately communicated across North Carolina and beyond. The successful applicant will work with the communications director in developing and implementing communications strategies to best meet the needs of the organization, and to further the reach of Sea Grant’s research, extension and education efforts. The editor will serve as a mentor to other Sea Grant staff, along with undergraduate and graduate students.

Listed as an “advanced” level at NC State University, the position is based in Raleigh, with some travel required. Requirements and other details are available in the online posting:

All applications, including work samples, must be submitted via the university’s website.

North Carolina Sea Grant conducts statewide research, extension, communications and education efforts regarding marine, coastal and watershed topics. Work often is with academic, agency and community partners. A federal/state partnership, the program is administered through its headquarters at NC State University, with additional outreach staff at three coastal offices. The communications director leads the program’s communications activities.

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.


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