Senior Writer & Project Manager
Position Summary:The Senior Writer and Project Manager will be responsible for writing and editing research reports, writing and editing blog posts, and managing external communication with funders, board members, affiliated scholars, and other partner organizations. The Senior Writer and Project Manager will also be responsible for managing deadlines for major projects and managing interns.Responsibilities:Assist with writing and editing research reports, scholarly articles, books, and other writing tasks as assignedResponsible for writing, editing content for PRRI’s “Faith in the Numbers” blogResponsible for writing “The Morning Buzz”, PRRI’s daily religion and politics news roundup, as well as weekly and monthly research newslettersResponsible for managing deadlines for all PRRI major projects, coordinating with outside research partners and assisting with event logisticsResponsible for hiring/managing PRRI internsQualifications:B.A. in Journalism, English, Religious Studies, Communications, Political Science or a related fieldThree to five years of experience as writer or editor requiredExperience managing multiple, complex projects under tight deadlinesOutstanding writing and communication skillsExcellent organizational/administrative skills and attention to detailInterest in religion, politics, and public opinion research strongly preferredProfessional background in journalism preferredGrant-writing experience a plusTo apply, please submit your cover letter, your resume, and three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “Senior Writer & Project Manager” in the subject line of your email. This is a full-time position based in Washington, DC. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. We will be accepting applications until June 1, 2013 or until the position is filled. No phone calls please.