Senior Writer & Project Manager

Location
Washington
Posted
Mar 28, 2013
Closes
Apr 27, 2013
Contact
Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux
Category
Digital Media, Other
Duration
Full Time
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 assigned
Responsible for writing, editing content for PRRI’s “Faith in the Numbers” blog
Responsible for writing “The Morning Buzz”, PRRI’s daily religion and politics news roundup, as well as weekly and monthly research newsletters
Responsible for managing deadlines for all PRRI major projects, coordinating with outside research partners and assisting with event logistics
Responsible for hiring/managing PRRI interns

Qualifications:

B.A. in Journalism, English, Religious Studies, Communications, Political Science or a related field
Three to five years of experience as writer or editor required
Experience managing multiple, complex projects under tight deadlines
Outstanding writing and communication skills
Excellent organizational/administrative skills and attention to detail
Interest in religion, politics, and public opinion research strongly preferred
Professional background in journalism preferred
Grant-writing experience a plus

To apply, please submit your cover letter, your resume, and three professional references to info@publicreligion.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.

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