EDITORIAL ASSISTANTS (PT job) / by Bear Guerra

Via Voice of Witness:

“Part time: 20 hours per week, prorated salary/benefits (medical, dental, PTO)

Salary: $20K

Start date: July 2019

We are seeking an editorial assistant (EA) to VOW’s managing editor (ME) to work on upcoming and existing books in the VOW series. EA will assist ME in a range of editorial and administrative tasks. The EA position tasks include but are not limited to: coordinating and interfacing among ME, project leads, and other VOW staff; transcription; project documentation and  communications; volunteer coordination; and maintaining departmental and project budgets. If you have experience with project management and publishing, have a passion for storytelling, and would like to help our dynamic, award-winning nonprofit increase our impact, please consider joining our small, dedicated team.

Applicants will possess excellent written and oral communication skills, be highly collaborative, and be comfortable as an ambassador for VOW. Qualified applicants will have at least two years of experience in project organization or a similar editorial assistant position. Applicants who have experience working with immigrant communities or social justice issues are encouraged to apply. Fluency in Spanish or another language is a plus. EA ideally has an interest in and familiarity with trends in publishing. Applicants will also be organized, detail oriented, and adept at project documentation.”