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Company: The Claretians
Position:
Assistant Editor
Location:
Illinois
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
August 22, 2014
Job ID: 1254756

Description:

Assistant Editor, U.S. Catholic 

U.S. Catholic is seeking an Assistant Editor to join a collaborative team in developing content for both U.S. Catholic magazine and its companion website, uscatholic.org. The Assistant Editor is responsible for handling his or her own beats and magazine departments while also working in a group setting with other editors.

The position’s regular duties include developing concepts for feature articles and special issues, commissioning writers and working with them from story idea through final edits, managing one regular monthly column and at least one magazine department, proofreading pages, and contributing to regular planning meetings. The ideal candidate will be creative, energetic, deadline driven, and extremely detail-oriented. 

 Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, English, or other similar field.
  • 1-3 years writing, editing, and layout experience, including proficiency in Adobe In Design.
  • Knowledge of the Catholic faith, pop culture, and the intersection of faith and modern social issues.
  • Experience web editing with Drupal or similar CMS, HTML/PHP, and formatting images for the web. Experience with digital video/audio editing a plus.
  • Excellent communications skills, proofreading skills, knowledge of grammar, print production experience, and ability to work collaboratively in creative brainstorming sessions.

Please send resume with cover letter and salary requirements along with 2 - 3 writing clips to:

Human Resources

St. Jude League/Claretian Publications

205 W. Monroe

Chicago, IL 60606

Fax: 312-768-4109

e-mail: hr@claretians.org

 

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