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The Migraine World Summit is an annual live event that is held each year in March or April. It is available for free online. The Migraine World Summit provides an opportunity to improve patients’ and caregivers’ understanding of migraine and headache disorders by providing access to leading migraine experts, doctors and specialists from around the world. 

Our mission is to reduce the global burden of migraine. By giving access to many of the world’s top experts, information is shared that can be discussed with the patients’ healthcare professionals to improve health and wellness.


The Managing Editor for the Articles Team will play a leadership role in our organization, steering our team of volunteer writers in producing high-quality content. This position requires a dynamic individual who can coordinate a team of volunteer contributors, maintain a consistent publishing schedule, and ensure that all content aligns with our organization’s vision and standards. The successful applicant will be instrumental in crafting engaging content that resonates with our audience, fostering a positive and productive environment for our writers.


We’re seeking an individual who is highly organized, detail-oriented, and possesses exceptional communication skills. The Managing Editor should be an approachable and patient leader, comfortable with managing a team of volunteers with varied skills and experience levels. A passion for our cause and a keen interest in developing the skills of our volunteer writers is essential. The ability to maintain high standards while navigating the unique challenges of managing a volunteer-based team is key.


  • Develop and manage a content calendar, ensuring regular publishing of articles and other content.
  • Manage a diverse team of volunteer writers, providing feedback, mentoring, and training as required.
  • Review, edit, and approve all content prior to publishing. Adhere to editorial standards including grammar, spelling, punctuation, and brand guidelines.
  • Maintain consistent quality and tone in all published content.
  • Work closely with other team leaders to align content with organizational objectives.
  • Cultivate a positive, inclusive, and productive environment for all volunteer writers.
  • Organize regular team meetings and training sessions.


  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency using Google Docs.
  • Ability to work well to deadlines.
  • Understanding and appreciation of the unique dynamics and challenges of working with volunteers.


  • Experience in an editorial role preferred.
  • Experience managing a team of volunteers is highly desirable.
  • Prior work in a non-profit or cause-driven organization.
  • Experience with digital content strategies, SEO, and social media promotion.
  • Familiarity with graphic design, video production, and other multimedia content is a bonus.


  • Location: Flexible
  • Timeframe/Hours: 4+ hours a week

The Managing Editor will be a key leader in our organization, helping us to create compelling content that speaks to our audience and furthers our mission. If you are a motivated, compassionate leader with a sharp editorial eye and a passion for mentoring, we’d love to hear from you.


Join Our Team

At the 2024 Migraine World Summit, we had more than 100,000 participants from more than 100 countries listen to 32 world-leading experts.

We heard in emails, video messages, and social media comments that this event opened up a world of hope and turned lives around.

This has been made possible only by the goodwill of our world-leading experts and volunteers who have generously shared their knowledge, time, and expertise. Thank you to everyone who was involved!

Now there is an opportunity for you to become directly involved with this life-changing work. We are looking for a few capable and generous volunteers to join the Migraine World Summit team that brings these experts to the world.

The roles are flexible and purpose-driven. If you join our team, you're likely to pick up new skills, friends, and ideas for better health along the way. This could also be a great stepping stone if you're looking to get back into the workforce. It can also be another meaningful way to move forward on your migraine journey.

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We understand that for many, life presents daily challenges, and taking on more may not be feasible. If you believe that this commitment could impact your health in any way, we encourage you not to apply at this time. We value your consideration and prioritize your well-being. You are welcome to reapply when you feel better positioned to contribute next year.

If you possess the relevant skills and your health permits, we invite you to showcase your potential despite chronic illness by applying or sharing this opportunity with someone who may be interested. Please note that these roles are open globally and will be filled on a rolling basis—some immediately and others as needed. We appreciate your patience as we review all applications.

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