The editor and publications manager provides editorial and project management services for print and electronic publications. Serves as editor of Historic New England magazine, and is involved with a variety of other projects including, but not limited to, books and booklets, specialty newsletters, annual reports, and exhibition materials.  

Edits and produces three issues of Historic New England magazine per year. Coordinates planning, content, schedule and goals of the magazine. Works with internal and external authors and edits text. Coordinates illustration selection and new photography, and art directs as needed. Oversees the work of external designer and photographers, coordinates production, and ensures publication is on time and within budget.           

Works closely with the COO to define the role of print and electronic publishing in achieving Historic New England’s strategic goals. Is adaptable and forward-thinking in managing publishing projects and works collaboratively with colleagues throughout Historic New England and outside the organization.

Minimum Qualifications:  Requires a bachelor’s degree and at least five years of job-related experience, exceptional electronic publishing knowledge and experience, strong publication design skills and experience, exceptional writing, editing, and proofreading skills and experience, ability to and interest in monitoring current trends in print and electronic publishing, experience managing publication production, including meeting deadlines and monitoring budgets, excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task. Valid driver’s license required.

Other Preferred Qualifications:   Excellent customer service and teamwork skills, experience working in a cultural institution, knowledge of decorative arts, architecture and/or historic preservation, experience mentoring junior authors, and experience working with freelance/contract authors

How To Apply:
Please send resume and cover letter to

Apply by:
March 31, 2014
About this Organization:
Historic New England is the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive regional heritage organization in the nation. It was founded in 1910 to preserve and present the cultural and architectural heritage of New England, from historic properties to humble necessities, from art and artifacts to gardens and furniture. For more information, visit online at