Job Opportunity

Temporary Associate Editor (Parental Leave Replacement)

Friends Journal seeks a part-time editor to cover the upcoming parental leave of our associate editor. This is a temporary position of 28 hours per week starting on May 24, 2021, and continuing through August 23, 2021. The compensation is $21/hour.

The associate editor works with the editorial team to shape our contributors’ writing into polished material for the magazine. This editor’s role includes: planning and creating departments (short and recurring sections in the magazine); leading the proofreading process; and corresponding and coordinating with our remote volunteer book review, news, and milestones editors.

We are seeking someone with:

  • Excellent editing skills and command of grammar
  • Experience with online communication platforms (we use Submittable, Google Drive, Slack, and Zoom)
  • Familiarity with Friends Journal
  • Access to their own reliable computer and Internet

This is a remote position.

Apply via Submittable and include:

  • Cover letter
  • RĂ©sumĂ©
  • Contact information
  • Examples of your writing and/or editing (either web links or attachments) 
  • Contact information for 2 references

We request applications by April 16, 2021.