Special Projects Editor

Posted On: March 27, 2019

Journalism Job

Media Organization: Tricycle: The Buddhist Review

Company Description

For nearly 30 years, the Tricycle Foundation has shared Buddhist teachings and practices with the general public, engaging the broader culture from a Buddhist perspective. Tricycle is the publisher of Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, an independent quarterly magazine, and daily content at tricycle.org. Tricycle also produces online courses, events, and more.

Job Description

The Tricycle Foundation, publisher of Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, is currently looking for a Special Projects Editor, who will be responsible for managing content creation for our new online resource, Buddhism for Beginners (tricycle.org/beginners), as well as our Dharma Talks and Film Club subscriber offerings.

This position reports to the Senior Editor, and is full-time and based in our NYC office.


Buddhism for Beginners

-Conceptualizing ongoing Buddhism for Beginners structure and content with assistance from the editorial team
-Setting and maintaining a workflow and editorial schedule for Buddhism for Beginners content
-Assigning writers and ensuring editorial quality as copy moves through its developmental phases (copy editing, proofreading, fact-checking, and SEO)
-Photography research and permissions with assistance of Photo Editor; commissioning illustrations or accompanying multimedia content
-Writing copy for “additional links” resource
-Maintaining feedback@tricycle.com; answering questions and responding to reader feedback through additional content


-Managing the creation of monthly Dharma Talk videos; brainstorm teachers with the editorial team, coordinate shoot logistics, and oversee editing, transcription, and uploading process
-Managing monthly Film Club content, including obtaining screening rights and coordinating with directors and production houses
-Assisting with quarterly web issue upload
-Occasional research for Tricycle Talks podcast


-At least 3 years of editing experience and a demonstrated ability to produce consistent high-quality work while juggling a variety of projects and deadlines
-Thorough knowledge of Buddhist history, philosophy, and practice across traditions
-Familiarity with SEO and best practices
-Knowledge of copy editing symbols
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Organized, detail-oriented, and self-motivated
-Experience working in a nonprofit environment a plus

To Apply

Please send your resume and a letter of interest to editorial@tricycle.org with the subject line “Special Projects Editor.”