Salem Web Network

Editor

Salem Web Network
Richmond, Virginia, United States


Date Posted: 03/08/2017
Categories: Media/Video/Radio
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Salem Web Network (SWN) is seeking an editor focused on adding Bible study materials and Christian life resources to our diverse pallet of Christian content. The editor will be responsible for the day-to-day management of our online brand BibleStudyTools.com and well as the production of bible study materials for several SWN brands and websites. The right candidate will be energized by the idea of delivering the highest quality content to a Christian audience and will be looking for innovative ways to improve the audience experience with BibleStudyTools.com in particular.

 

As an editor, you will direct the selection of appropriate content (features, blogs, slideshows, video, Bible Studies, etc.) for inclusion on our digital brands. You will assist in the production of online video and audio interviews. You will manage several blogs and online publications and many basic website functions for BibleStudyTools.com. Daily duties will include writing, interfacing with freelancers and content providers, editing and uploading articles, building slideshow content, responding to audience questions and running a brand Facebook page. You will become a contributor to the vision of the SWN editorial team.

 

Qualifications:

 

The ideal candidate:

  • Must be a self-starter, highly organized and detail-oriented with experience managing large editorial or digital projects.

  • Will display a strong work ethic and operate productively in a team environment.  

  • Will have a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) with at least a year of experience in a related editorial, media or communications field.

  • Must have solid writing and editing skills, and experience writing on deadline.

  • Must demonstrate editorial innovation and creativity.

  • Must demonstrate an understanding of our evangelical Christian audience members’ interests, behavior, and core values.

  • Must demonstrate competent understanding of the history, influence and make-up of the Bible and recognized Bible study materials.

  • Must be conversant in socio-cultural issues impacting the Christian Church.

  • Will display a basic understanding of online etiquette and best practice.

  • Will display an ability to interact productively with both corporate and religious communities.

  • Experience conducting interviews or podcasting on camera a plus.

  • Experience running a Facebook page for a commercial or non-profit entity a plus.

 

We offer a competitive benefits package and salary commensurate with experience.

 

To apply for this position, please email cover letter, resume, 2–3 published articles (or links to them) to shannon.rice@salemwebnetwork.com, or fax to 804.205.9648, attn: Shannon Rice. No phone calls please.

 

Please Note:

  • This is an editorial position, not a technical one although some basic technical training on our operational systems will be part of the job.
  • This position is located in our Richmond, Virginia office and telecommuting will not be an option.
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