Senior Editor

Location
Washington
Posted
Mar 27, 2014
Closes
Apr 26, 2014
Contact
Ken Budd
Duration
Full Time
The core functions of this position include but are not limited to the following:

Program/Project Management

1.Manages all the editorial work for one beat and works with other editors to develop stories for CURRENTS. These tasks include but are not limited to the following: planning editorial content, cultivating authors and sources, researching and commissioning stories, and editing articles (copyediting and substantive editing). Plans, researches and writes feature articles of various formats and lengths, as needed.

2.Plans and edits one column. These tasks include but are not limited to the following: planning editorial content, cultivating authors and sources, commissioning the column, and editing the column (copyediting and substantive editing).

3.Plans, writes, and edits articles for various magazine departments.

4.Contributes to editing and production for every issue, including writing captions, headlines, subheads: selecting pull quotes; helping other editors vet the content and focus of manuscripts and articles; copyediting and proofreading at various stages of magazine production; contributing ideas to art direction and concepts; and pitching in on production tasks.


Education and Experience Required: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism, and at least five years’ experience in magazine editorial work or on a newspaper.

Skills and Abilities Required: Strong editing and writing skills that require no initial coaching; proficiency in rules and application of grammar and punctuation, substantive editing, copyediting, and proofreading. Proven problem-solving skills. Good interpersonal skills and proven ability to work independently and professionally with members and high-level sources and contributors. Knowledge of education and advancement is desirable.

For the complete job description visit: http://careers.case.org/jobseeker/job/17324176/Senior Editor/__company__/?vnet=0&max=25&t732=200469


Qualified candidates should send resume and cover letter with salary requirements and/or salary history to CASEemployment@CASE.org with SREDIT14 Applicant (your last name) in the subject line. Please also include three writing samples or links to three samples. Applications without the required skills and experience will not be considered. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.