Senior Editor

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Oct 30, 2019
Specialty
Editor / Editorial
Metro Area
Washington
Duration
Full Time

Diverse: Issues In Higher Education, a national publication covering diversity, equity and inclusion issues at colleges across the nation, is seeking a senior editor to join its team working out of its Fairfax, Va. office. The senior editor would function in a hybrid capacity, having editing responsibilities both for diverseeducation.com as well as Diverse’s print magazine.

The right candidate will demonstrate strong editing skills and a thorough knowledge of AP style with exceptional attention to detail. The right candidate will also have sharp headline-writing skills and be able to write eye-catching e-mail newsletter subject lines that stand out in a crowd. The senior editor will also be expected to manage in-house writers and a team of freelancers, so management experience in a fast-paced newsroom is a plus. The senior editor will have to interface with a number of content management systems so a successful track record in multimedia journalism is a plus. The senior editor will be expected to do some reporting so well-honed writing skills are also a plus.

If you believe that you have the editing, writing and leadership skills necessary to be a strong candidate for Diverse’s senior editor position, please e-mail a resume, clips and three references to dpluviose@diverseeducation.com.

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