Job Announcement - Chief Content Officer


Position:         Chief Content Officer

Reports to:      Executive Director

Location:         Bellefonte, PA (preferred)

Salary Range:  $70,000 - $80,000

Type:               Full Time Exempt


General Responsibilities:

The American Philatelic Society, the world’s largest non-profit, stamp collecting organization is seeking a Chief Content Officer. The CCO will serve as editor for its flagship journal, The American Philatelist, the Society’s full-color 100-page monthly publication and the quarterly Philatelic Literature Review for the Society’s sister organization, the American Philatelic Research Library.  With a staff of four, the Chief Content Officer will shape content across all platforms, working with authors, staff, members, and advertisers to cover a broad range of philatelic topics.

The Chief Content Officer and staff also lead developing the look and feel of the APS, designing advertisements, logos, show cancels, brochures, website, monthly e-newsletter, and social media. 

The successful candidate will be expected to develop and build relationships with advertisers, writers, and successfully lead a staff of four.

Required Experience/Skills:

  • A bachelor’s degree, preferred in Journalism, English, or History
  • Experience with editing, graphic and layout
  • Proficiency with InDesign and Photoshop
  • Strong organizational skills, this is a deadline-driven position

Desired Experience/Skills:

  • Knowledge of philately and the philatelic world
  • Supervisory experience
  • Demonstration of attention to detail and problem-solving skills

This position reports to the Executive Director and preferably relocation to work at our headquarters in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania.  Salary range is dependent on qualifications and other factors, but is typically between $70,000 and $80,000.

To guarantee consideration, please send a cover letter, resume, and at least two samples of prior work to Scott English, Executive Director, at

Position available immediately. Candidate must be able to begin no later than September 1, 2019.

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