Associate Editor Position, Job Description
Full-time union position that assists the editorial operations of The Progressive, a national political magazine.
Help to ensure The Progressive is part of the conversation on current events by writing, editing, and working with other editors to assign pieces for the magazine and website, as well as crafting a social media presence that best features our writers and our editorial voice.
Work directly with outside writers in writing, rewriting, editing, and copyediting material;
Propose possible article ideas and authors;
Read and review submissions for possible publication;
Do research and fact-checking as needed;
Report and write articles and general editorial copy for The Progressive and progressive.org;
Work with editorial interns on tasks involving writing and editing;
Monitor and keep in touch with activist events and organizations around the country;
Supervise and edit the “On The Line” section for the magazine and website.
Compensation & Supervision:
This is a full-time, union-salaried position based in Madison, Wisconsin. Compensation package includes: Starting salary $32,000 annually, fully covered health insurance, plus a generous vacation and 401K plan. This position works as a member of an existing editorial staff team and is supervised by the Editor-in-chief.
Submit cover letter, resume, writing samples, and three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org to arrive by Friday, March 24th, 2017 at 5pm CST in order to assure consideration. Interviews will take place in Madison, Wisconsin in late-March or early-April. The Progressive, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
The Progressive Inc. publishes The Progressive magazine plus Progressive.org and Public School Shakedown and produces the annual FightingBob Fest.