Senior Web Editor

Location
Washington D.C. or New York, NY
Salary
Competitive salary and vacation time + health, dental, and 401K
Posted
Jan 17, 2019
Metro Area
Washington
Duration
Full Time

The New Republic is looking for an experienced senior editor with expertise in political analysis and opinion to join our digital team.

This is a full-time position, based either in New York, NY, or Washington, D.C., which reports to the executive editor of NewRepublic.com. The editor will be expected to commission and edit a high volume of pieces at a range of lengths, and will have the opportunity to write for the website and magazine. Applicants should have a minimum of three years editing experience and possess a rich network of writers with diverse subject-area specialties. Those with writing experience, ideally for a general-interest audience, are also strongly preferred. All applicants should have experience promoting their work on social media and through other channels as well, such as personal email newsletters and TV/radio interviews.

To apply, please submit your résumé and a cover letter explaining why you’re right for this job. The cover letter should be tailored to TNR and show an understanding of our sensibility and history. Please include links to five articles you've edited​ ​and three to five clips of your own writing.

TNR offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. Diversity is important to us in everything we do. We encourage applicants of all ages, genders, sexual orientations, races, and ethnicities. This position will be covered by a collective-bargaining agreement between The New Republic and The NewsGuild of New York, CWA Local 31003, AFL-CIO.

The deadline for applications is February 15.

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