Assistant Edior

Posted On: June 13, 2013

Journalism Job

Media Organization: America Magazine

Company Description

America is a journal of opinion published 39 times a year by Jesuits and their lay colleagues. It covers politics, religion and culture, seeking to offer a smart, Catholic take on current affairs.

Job Description

This is a full-time salary exempted position reporting to the digital editor. Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to posting content to the Web site, sending weekly newsletters, preparing the weekly press release and testing the magazine display on Kindle and other devices. Other duties include moderating blogs, maintaining the magazine’s social media presence, routine Web site testing and promoting the America archives. The assistant editor will also be encouraged to propose and produce content, including blog posts, podcast interviews and slideshows. This position is subject to change based on the needs of the business and may include any other ad hoc projects as needed and as directed by the digital editor or the editor in chief.

Applicant should have a strong interest in Catholic history, culture and current events. Skills needed: writing, willingness to learn audio and video editing, knowledge of Drupal a plus. Ideal candidate will possess a four-year degree. Some experience in the areas of work described above are a plus.

To Apply

Please send résumé and cover letter to No phone calls please. Please state a desired compensation range or a salary history if applicable. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage all qualified candidates to apply.