Associate Web Editor

Smithsonian Magazine, Washington, District of Columbia

Date Posted February 03, 2020
Industry Magazines / Publishing, Digital Media
Specialty Health/Science
Job Status Full-time
Salary $55,000 to $65,000


Smithsonian magazine seeks an Associate Web Editor in our Washington, D.C., office to conceptualize, create, commission, edit and manage online science content. They will be responsible for the management of the science channel of, including any related special sections as they arise, as well as consult on science editorial matters in other parts of the site.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Education and Experience:

Salary:  $55k - $65k annually – Commensurate with experience.

To apply, please email resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, along with a link to writing samples to:

Please include job title in the subject line. Candidates selected for interview may be asked to complete an editing test and/or writing assignment. 

Excellent Benefit programs including Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Transit/Commuter Benefits, Annual and Sick Leave Accrual, Family Friendly Leave, 403b Retirement Program, Discounts for Smithsonian Memberships, Museum Stores and Restaurants, Flexible Spending Account (Health & Dependent Care)

The Smithsonian Institution values and seeks a diverse workforce. Join us in "Inspiring Generations through Knowledge and Discovery."

Final candidate selection will be subject to the applicant’s successful completion of a pre-employment background check and subsequent background investigation.  Employees are required to serve a one-year probationary period and participate in Direct Deposit for salary payment. This is not a Federal Service position. Applicants must be eligible to work in the US. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. Relocation expenses are not paid.

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