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Publication or Company Smithsonian Magazine
Job Title Temporary Senior Editor - Special Projects
Industry Magazine Publishing
Salary Hourly
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Washington, DC
Job Requirements Smithsonian Magazine is seeking a temporary Senior Editor to oversee special projects. The ideal candidate will have outstanding editing and writing skills and at least 5 years experience with kidsí publications. Reporting to the editor-in-chief, the senior editor will develop and conceptualize story ideas; write and edit stories and display copy; and possess keen digital instincts and top-notch research abilities. Versatility, imagination and collegiality are a must. Bachelorís degree required. Position will be approx. 20 hours per week for six months.

$50 - $55 hourly, DOE

To apply, please email resume, cover letter (including salary requirements), and clips to: secareers@si.edu.
Please include job title in the subject line.

Application materials received without salary information will not be considered.

No phone calls, please.

Final candidate selection will be subject to the applicantís successful completion of a pre-employment background check and may be subject to a subsequent background investigation. Smithsonian Employees are required participate in Direct Deposit for salary payment.

Applicants are asked to complete and forward an optional Applicant Survey form available at http://www.sihr.si.edu/Forms/Applicant_Survey_Form.PDF.

The Smithsonian Institution is an Equal Opportunity Employer

This is not a Federal Service position. Local candidates preferred, no relocation assistance offered.
About Our Company Smithsonian Enterprises, a division of the Smithsonian Institution, operates media, retail, product development, licensing and other services which promote the Institution while generating an essential source of unrestricted funding. By providing products and services that reflect the mission of the museums and research centers, Smithsonian Enterprises plays a critical role in advancing the Smithsonian Institution's mission: the increase and diffusion of knowledge.

Smithsonian Media encompasses Smithsonian and Air & Space magazines, Digital Media, and commercial media enterprises in book publishing and our HD TV Channel.
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