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Opinion Editor, The Christian Post

Washington, United States

The Christian Post is looking for an Opinion editor who will be in charge of managing existing contributors and commissioning op-eds. The editor should understand CP’s audience and have the ability to develop ideas for op-eds that will engage readers and spur debate. The editor will work closely with other editors to discuss current events and brainstorm ideas. This job requires creative thinking, strong editing skills, good communication, and ability to work in a team.

Candidates for this job should have a wide interest in topics that will range from church, politics, entertainment, international affairs, and more. Applicants need to have balance in their views while still maintaining CP’s Statement of Faith. Experience commissioning influential or thought-provoking writers a plus.

This job involves management responsibilities and requires mastery of AP Style.

The Christian Post covers national and international current events affecting and involving Christian leaders, church bodies, and the general Christian public.

As a pan-denominational Christian media source, The Christian Post views all Christ-centered denominations as equal constituents of the body of Christ and does not promote or demote any Christ-centered denomination and/or congregation.

Prerequisites

  • Bachelor’s or equivalent degree
  • At least five years' proven experience in News/Magazine editing, preferably digital
  • Proven experience in both line editing and copy editing, working revisions and rewriting of stories
  • Ability to work under deadlines without compromising editorial standards
  • Expert with AP style
  • Agree with The Christian Post’s statement of faith

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $5,000.00 to $7,000.00 /month

Benefits

Healthcare, dental

PTOs

Vacation, Sick, and paid leaves