England – Assistant Editor for Engage magazine

Vision

Engage magazine is the Nazarene Global Mission publication online. We exist to help Nazarenes in every region to share with brothers and sisters what God is doing in His mission around the world. We specialize in feature content, including profiles of mission workers, compelling testimonies of believers reached through Nazarene efforts, examination of Nazarene mission strategies, photo essays, Q&As, mission video stories and more.

We are conscious of how powerful, compelling stories of transformation and redemption encourage and inspire believers to get more involved in God’s mission by praying, giving and going. We believe that telling the story is a mission critical endeavor, and making space for people to share their own stories in their own voices is part of that effort.

Responsibilities

Assistant editors for Engage magazine would have the following responsibilities:

  • Write profile and investigative articles by conducting interviews over the phone, Skype, in person or e-mail; Researching and gathering notes; writing journalistic articles based on journalistic principles and AP Style; collecting relevant photos and sidebar information.
  • Scout out story and article ideas.
  • Content edit articles that are submitted by other writers, and correspond with writers on required changes, additions and suggestions. Follow-up with writers after articles are published.
  • Post submitted articles into Engage, including creating sidebars, editing accompanying photos and maps and entering them into the article.
  • Publish links to new articles on Facebook.
  • Help maintain Twitter and Facebook pages with news briefs, featured web links and mission-related quotes.
  • Post new videos from GMDVD.
  • Monthly, review old articles to fix broken or outdated links or information.
  • Brainstorm new multi-media features to be integrated into Engage. Strategize new directions and ways to integrate Engage into Global Mission communications. Help to develop, plan and implement an Engage podcast series.

Additional conditions

The editor needs to be able to learn the Engage content management system, as well as to work in Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop and Skype. Must have a fast computer and Internet connection, and the ability to make international phone calls through a telephone or Skype account. Must have journalistic training, either in a university program or on-the-job work with a newspaper.

Assistant editor will be expected to write 1-2 articles for publication per week.

Qualifications needed

Degree in journalism or communications
Language: English and/or Spanish

Facts

City: Manchester, England (or anywhere with internet connection)
Funding: € 900 – 1000 / month (if in Manchester, England)
Start date: directly
Length of service: 1 – 2 years
Gender Preference: Single Male, Single Female, Couple without children, Couple with children
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