editors

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.”

DEADLINE: May 6.

http://voiceofwitness.org/get-involved/job-opportunities/

TRAVEL EDITORS (FT job) by Bear Guerra

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Via Outside:

“We're hiring a full-time editor to help spearhead our growing travel coverage. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who can conceive of, assign, and edit ambitious travel ideas for print and online. They should bring a deep well of travel contacts, creative ideas, and the fire to execute them well, plus rigorous time- and deadline-management skills. 

Essential duties will include:

  • Help lead our Travel efforts in the front of the magazine and online;

  • Conceive of, assign, and edit stories and regular columns for print and digital; 

  • Pitch ideas for print and digital;

  • Manage and grow our stable of travel writers;

  • Monitor online travel traffic and hit monthly online traffic goals; 

  • Stoke an obsession with the adventure travel world. 

This job is based in our Santa Fe, New Mexico headquarters; no remote candidates. Salary commensurate with experience.

DEADLINE: May 6.

https://www.outsideonline.com/2060751/careers-outside


ASPIRING BOOK EDITORS (fellowship) by Bear Guerra

Via UW Press:

“Want to be a book editor? The Mellon Diversity Fellowship - a one-year, paid gig at @UWAPress - makes a great entry point for a career in scholarly publishing.

Through this temporary, full-time entry-level position, the Mellon diversity fellow will be immersed in the acquisitions department of a leading scholarly press, working closely with senior acquisitions editors, authors, and projects through the entire acquisitions process. In this experience, the fellow's main role will be to coordinate and support the work of evaluating, developing, and acquiring book-length manuscripts for publication by UW Press.”

DEADLINE: March 15.

https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/eng/candidates/default.cfm?szCategory=jobprofile&szOrderID=165218&szCandidateID=0&szSearchWords=&szReturnToSearch=1

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