As the Associate Editor in our Marketing/Communications division you will support the mission of American Bible Society (ABS) through developing branded content with a journalistic approach for print and digital channels. The person in this position will take a lead role in telling the life-changing stories of God’s Word that have resulted from the ministry of ABS. This position will ensure compelling content that enhances the brand of ABS, raises its profile, and demonstrates its unique brand position and distinctive, through all mediums of communication.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Develop, research and create custom content for multiple platforms: magazine, website, social media outlets, blogs and video
Exercise a proactive journalist approach to creating brand value: seeking and finding the hidden story
Develop and manage an editorial calendar
Edit and proofread new and existing content
Ensure consistency in passion, message and voice of American Bible Society materials and in compliance with the company Stylebook and the AP Stylebook
Work with content suppliers, production manager and designers throughout content development process
Essential Skills: Minimum qualifications individual must possess
Demonstrated English language skills: grammar, vocabulary and spelling
Understands current best practices for content strategy and industry trends
Proven written and oral communication skills
Strong collaborative skills
Familiarity with Christian ministry language and usage
Excellent observation skills
Ability to deliver on deadline
Ability to work in a fast-paced setting
Ability to remain flexible and respond to changing priorities
Excellent organizational skills
Proficient in Word and Adobe Acrobat
Education and/or Training
Minimum of 2 years related experience
Strong writing and editing skills
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in communications, public relations, or journalism.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Office located in Wayne, PA in Chesterbrook
American Bible Society offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, pension and 403K, employee assistance program. No relocation benefits offered with this position.
American Bible Society at a Glance
American Bible Society (ABS), one of the oldest and most respected Christian charities headquartered in Manhattan, exists to make the Bible available to every person in a language and format each can understand and afford, so all people may experience its life changing message. ABS provides interactive, high- and low-tech resources enabling first-time readers and seasoned theologians alike to engage with the best-selling book of all time. Please take this opportunity to learn more about us by visiting our website at www.AmericanBible.org
To apply for this job opening, please first post your resume.
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American Bible Society
From the American Bible Society's founding in 1816, we have been focused on translation, publication and the distribution of Bibles to as many people as possible. Our mission today is to make the Bible available to every person in a language and format each can understand and afford, so all people may experience its life-changing message. More...