UBM is seeking a talented individual to join the Medica team in the role of executive editor . ABOUT UBM: UBM organizes over 300 market-leading B2B events every year. At our events we create the environments which allow business to flourish. Our knowledge of the communities we serve, our ability to attract the right people and our skill at curating the physical space and creating memorable experiences bring thousands of like-minded people together. It is this shared experience and the opportunities to make human connections which allow businesses to grow. Our events serve a tremendous variety of different industry sectors from furniture to fashion to pharma. In total we serve over 50 different communities. There are over 3,750 people working at UBM. We operate in more than 20 countries. This global footprint allows us to help businesses to trade both domestically and internationally. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Regularly confers with the appropriate parties to formulate the content strategy, contribute to the advertising and content calendar, establish production schedules, and generate ideas and plans for revenue producing ventures using brand resources. Establishes and maintains positive professional relationships with authors, industry experts, and other internal and external contacts. Prepares or assists in preparation of the content operating budget and is responsible for providing content within budget limits. Contributes brand content by writing, editing, proofing, interviewing, facilitating, commissioning, directing, or in other ways causing content to be created. Directs the production schedule for the brand; coordinates with all the key positions (writers/reporters, photographers, graphic designers, layout producers) to target and monitor progress toward deadline dates for each stage of production. Serves as brand spokesperson for brand-related functions; attends industry conferences, trade shows, and other events representing the brand and the Company. Partners with sales on relevant sponsor and industry calls or meetings. Responsible for the selection and use of Editorial Advisory Board members to meet the needs and goals of the Company. Maintains timely knowledge of market needs and industry trends through reader surveys, industry research, networking with key opinion leaders, and other means. Tracks all documentation for freelance writers and physician contributors, including license agreements, exemption forms, and W9s. JOB REQUIREMENTS: Bacheloru2019s degree or equivalent 3-5 years of progressive experience in healthcare writing/editing Knowledge of the ophthalmology fieldu00a0 Demonstrated ability to understand budgeting and resource allocation processes and methods. Familiarity and ease with content management systems and social media; Knowledge of Omniture analytics and SEO strategies a plus Ability to work in a deadline-oriented environment. Excellent organization and communication skills. Ability to develop positive working relationships quickly. Travel is required up to 30% (ground and air travel) Why work for UBM? As an employee of UBM you will have access to a positive company culture, a flexible and professional environment, UBM Employee Benefits and a commitment from us that we will invest in developing your talent. UBM is committed to its policy of equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees. Our employment practices are based on each person's skills, abilities and performance. We provide equal opportunity in employment to qualified individuals regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender identity, gender re-assignment, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by law. This commitment extends to all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, promotion, training, compensation, benefits, discipline and discharge. Any form of discrimination is in violation of this policy and will not be tolerated by the Company. We invite you to be part of an organization that is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture and to being a responsible, sustainable business. UBM is an E-Verify employer.