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Associate Editor


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Post Date:Mar 09, 2017Type:Full time
Start Date:April 2017Salary:$32,000 + health insurance
Location: United States - Wisconsin - Madison Job Reference:
Job Description:

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The Progressive

Associate Editor Position, Job Description

Full-time union position that assists the editorial operations of The Progressive, a national political magazine.

 

General Duties:

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.

 

Specific tasks:

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.

 

Application process:

Submit cover letter, resume, writing samples, and three references to: jobs@progressive.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.

 

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The Progressive Inc. publishes The Progressive magazine plus Progressive.org and Public School Shakedown and produces the annual FightingBob Fest.



Skills:
Editing for print and web.

Social media.


Comments:
Submit cover letter, resume, writing samples, and three references to: jobs@progressive.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.


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Contact Information
The Progressive
Norman Stockwell
30 W. Mifflin Street, Suite 703
Madison, WI 53703
United States
Ph: 608-257-4626
Fax: 608-257-4626
Email: jobs@progressive.org
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