YOUTH MAGAZINE SEEKS PASSIONATE EDITOR

KidSpeak, Inc DBA FastForward, Mill Valley, California

Date PostedJanuary 09, 2017
IndustryMagazines / Publishing
SpecialtyEducation
Job StatusFull-time
Salary25,000-40,000
Websitehttp://www.fastforwardweb.com
Description:

YOUTH MAGAZINE SEEKS PASSIONATE EDITOR

Do you want to be a part of something important? Be the Editor for our Marin-SF youth magazine FastForward, written for and by students. We are looking for a go-getter, who cares about youth and understands why it’s important for them to share their voice. You will be joining a passionate team and doing work for an important cause - training the next generation to become effective digital communicators.

As Editor, you report to the Publisher and are responsible for managing the organization's editorial content in our monthly magazine. As Editor, you will focus on raising awareness of the organization's mission by visiting classrooms and conducting writing workshops to gather content for the magazine. In the summer, you will lead students on interviews at major companies across the Bay Area such as Facebook, Google, YouTube, SF Giants, and other high energy companies shaping our culture and future. We also travel to NYC one week in summer to interview individuals at companies like Vogue, Vice, BuzzFeed, ABC News anchors Diane Sawyer and David Muir, and casts of the shows Hamilton, School of Rock, and Jersey Boy. You are responsible for editing student work and composing editorial pages for each issue of the magazine. 

Qualifications:

— Good communication skills with students, teachers, and the public

— Believe in the work you are doing and want to make a difference

— Computer-savvy

— People and Idea-person

This is a unique opportunity to be a part of a cool magazine. The position is an opportunity to become more connected with the community, while helping students develop and express their voices.

The chosen candidate will have a great sense of humor and the presence of mind to stay calm under pressure. The Editor should consider him/herself creative and innovative and will consistently seek to improve content, products, workflows and best practices. 

Salary commensurate with experience. Full or part-time work available

 Please email your resume and cover letter to Winifred@fastforwardweb.com 

Please visit our website, www.fastforwardweb.com

We look forward to hearing from you!


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