Managing Editor

Office of Strategic Communications & Marketing

Employment Opportunity #289-22.23



Closing Date: March 23, 2023 at 4:30 PM





We thank all those who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.








Full-Time | Continuing | Fredericton | Hybrid













Standard Work Hours:

Mon - Fri | 8:15 am - 4:30 pm | 36.25 hours per week



Additional Working Conditions & Notes:




Travel between both campuses is required.




Salary Range:

$61,567.00 - $80,038.00 per annum



Why Choose UNB?




UNB offers a large variety of benefits for employees, including a full pension, a minimum of three weeks of vacation annually, the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP), and dental, life, and health insurance.


UNB is committed to ensuring employees can maintain a healthy work-life balance. As such, we're proud to support a hybrid work approach, which includes flexible hours and work-from-home options.








Reporting to the Director, the Managing Editor will lead a team of exceptional communications and content specialists who are responsible for producing high-quality content that tells the UNB story and aligns with UNBs strategic vision and institutional priorities. They will guide the development of engaging and informative content and identify new modes of effective communication to strategically tell UNB's story. They are also responsible for managing internal and external communication tools, strategies and policies to maintain consistent messaging and brand identity across channels.
































  • Post-secondary education focusing on communications, journalism, public relations, or a combination of post-secondary and relevant experience.
  • 5+ years of experience working on content production.
  • Experience leading and coaching writers.


Additional Strengths












  • Superior writing, editing and copy-editing skills.
  • Keen attention to detail and knowledge of CP style.
  • Excellent organizational and leadership abilities.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.








The Strategic Communications & Marketing (SCM) Office is responsible for directing all corporate communications, storytelling, media relations, marketing, branding, creative and digital media strategies across the university. Members of the office work in close collaboration with other university units across both campuses to implement strategies, develop performance standards and monitor the effectiveness of the strategies.




This position is part of the non-union Administrative, Professional and Technical (APT) group.



UNB is situated on the unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik and Mi'kmaq peoples along the banks of the beautiful and bountiful Wolastoq river, a region recognized worldwide for its natural beauty. UNB is a comprehensive university with a long history of excellence in teaching and research.






The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

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