January 14, 2023


Join The Chronicle Team! 

Born from a tradition of nonprofit journalism and deeply engaged in innovative digital ventures, The Chronicle is powered by an essential mission: to inform, empower, and connect the people and institutions that work to improve society. Today, The Chronicle serves the higher-education and nonprofit communities through two industry-leading news and information resources: The Chronicle of Higher Education and The Chronicle of Philanthropy.  

The Chronicle is seeking a Senior Editor to join the Professional Development team with The Chronicle of Philanthropy. 

This is a hybrid position requiring at least 1 day a week in the Washington DC office.  Candidates in CA, WA, TX, FL, NY, NJ, MD, and VA may be considered remotely. 

The senior editor harnesses the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s expertise to develop and execute online briefings and the annual webinar series to help nonprofit professionals improve performance in fundraising, grant-seeking, and management. The senior editor will employ editorial expertise and communication skills to guide expert guests on how to share knowledge with peers in ways that promote genuine learning and advance smart practices throughout the nonprofit world. 

The senior editor leads production of all webinars and supervises the editorial events manager and works closely with the content-revenue department and other business colleagues to ensure marketing of the series meets the Chronicle’s standards and preserves the Chronicle’s valued brand. The senior editor also analyzes audience survey feedback to continually improve sessions and reports to the Director, Learning & Editorial Products.

What’s in it for you? 

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Plans
  • 24 PTO Days + Company Holidays
  • Paternal/Family/Adoption Leave
  • 401K with Company Contribution & Profit Sharing
  • Tuition Assistance
  • And more! 

What you’ll do:

  • Sets webinar strategy to include developing annual slate of topics in conjunction with the Director, Learning & Editorial Products. 
  • Conducts content-planning calls with outside experts
  • Serves as host or behind-the-scenes support during live events: sort questions for Q&A, monitor time during live event, answer audience questions, support other participants with technology, etc., with assistance from the editorial events manager and other newsroom colleagues.
  • Writes and edits promotional webinar copy to ensure accuracy and high quality 
  • Edits slides to ensure they flow logically and meet Chronicle style, design, and brand standards.
  • Oversees editorial events manager who handles webinar logistics, and ensures that events are handled professionally, efficiently and reliably to ensure a positive experience for the Chronicles guest experts. 


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 5+ years of professional experience is required; 10+ years is preferred 
  • Experience in webinar moderation, online events, and content development is required 
  • Experience with nonprofit operations is a plus

The Chronicle is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to creating a diverse work environment. We encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply.

Employment Type
Full Time

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