Head of Research Publications - Research & Statistics Group Head of Research Publications - Research &  …

Federal Reserve Bank of New York
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Federal Reserve Bank of New York
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Head of Research Publications - Research & Statistics Group
At the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the work we do is consequential and challenging. Our environment encourages growth and diversity. Our employees flourish in a team-oriented atmosphere and are dedicated to the important mission of the New York Fed.

What we do:

The Research Publishing team uses innovative and established platforms to disseminate the research of the New York Fed’s economists. The team edits and produces articles, publications and blogs; helps design and maintain the Group’s large data sites and a variety of sophisticated digital communications products.

The Research Digital Publishing Officer has broad oversight for the work of the editorial and the creative services staff and helps set priorities and enhance process efficiencies for the entire team. This strategic leader will establish and maintain relationships with economists and other stakeholders across the Bank to help the team innovate new products and offerings.

Your role as Research Digital Publishing Officer:
  • Leadership and team management
    • Be a thought leader in the academic publishing space, with deep knowledge of publishing techniques and tools with high potential for adoption at the Bank
    • Manage the Research Publishing department consisting of editors, creative staff and web team to promote staff development
  • Operational Excellence
    • Develop SLAs, define scope and responsibilities to help when prioritizing the department’s work and ensure balance in efficiency and effectiveness of team’s work with a strong drive for operational excellence
    • Ensure that the publications meet high standards and readability for targeted audience. Establish robust processes to manage the work
  • Strategy & Innovation
    • Develop new products, services and offerings to enhance the design and distribution of the work of the economists; assist in the development and launch of new communications initiatives to meet stakeholder and audience needs
    • Establish the Research and Statistics Group’s editorial policy and direction for publications and digital communication in conjunction with the needs of the economists
  • Stakeholder Management/Customer Relationship Management
    • Communicate with economists on technical matters and translate their needs into creative and innovative publishing solutions
    • Build partnerships with internal and external stakeholders, including the Bank’s Communications Group, to collaborate and adopt best practices and to adhere to the Bank’s guidelines

What we are looking for:
  • 10 years of relevant experience, preferably editing economic and/or other technical material; 5 years of experience managing an editorial or publishing team
  • Demonstrated strategic, forward-thinking leadership experience driving change in a complex organization
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in English, journalism, communications, or a related field; Master's degree strongly preferred. A curriculum rich in Economics is a plus
  • In-depth knowledge and passion for digital publishing
  • Strong knowledge of editorial processes with an eye toward building efficiencies and optimizing processes
  • Strong technology background with the ability to identify and procure tools to achieve strategic outcomes for the team

This position requires access to confidential information, which is limited to "Protected Individuals" as defined in the U.S. federal immigration law. Protected Individuals include, but are not limited to, U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, U.S. permanent residents who are not yet eligible to apply for naturalization and U.S. permanent residents who have applied for naturalization within six months of being eligible to do so.

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is committed to a diverse workforce and to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or military service.

Why the Fed:
Working at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York positions you at the center of the financial world with a unique perspective on national and international markets and economies. You'll work in an environment with a diverse group of talented professionals to foster and support the safety, soundness, and vitality of our economic and financial systems. It's a challenge that demands the skills of a financial services professional and the intellectual curiosity of an academic—all combined with a passion for public service.

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is committed to a work environment that respects and fully values the strengths and differences of its people. Working at the New York Fed provides talented professionals the chance to grow their skills at an institution that has served a critical role in the financial system of the United States and the world for over a century. An important component of the Bank’s diversity effort is our partnership with several professional non-profit organizations, including INROADS, JumpStart Advisory Group, NBDC Emerging Leaders, Seizing Every Opportunity, National Black MBA, Out for Undergrad, Prospanica and Reaching Out MBA. Click here to learn more.
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