Chief Editor

Arms Control Association, Washington, District of Columbia

Date Posted February 05, 2021
Industry Magazines / Publishing
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary $75,000 to $85,000


The Arms Control Association is seeking a creative, dynamic, experienced chief editor for its monthly journal, Arms Control Today. Applicants should have a proven track record in the field of journalism/publishing, either as a journalist or an editor. A strong commitment to high-quality writing and scholarship is essential.

We are also looking for these qualifications:

Arms Control Today has been published since 1972 and is widely considered a top publication in the field of arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament. Each 40- to 52-page edition is published in print and online.

Location: Candidates need not be based in Washington initially, but should be able to relocate no later than Jan. 2022.

Salary: commensurate with experience, from $75,000-85,000 base salary.

Benefits include: employer-provided health coverage; contribution to an individual retirement account (5% from employer beginning one year after the start of employment), paid vacation, and sick leave.

TO APPLY: Applicants should send AS A SINGLE PDF a cover letter, resume, three published samples of your writing and/or editing work (before-and-after versions of editing work would be ideal), and three references to no later than March 1, 2021. Please include "Chief Editor, Arms Control Today" in the subject line. No telephone calls, please.

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