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Salem Web Network

Spanish Language Editor

Salem Web Network
Richmond, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 12/18/2008
Categories: Communications
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
The Salem Web Network (SWN) is seeking an online editor in our Richmond, VA office.


Spanish Language Editor

Reports to:

Executive Editor, Salem Web Network


This person will primarily be responsible for producing and managing the Spanish language content of the Salem owned websites, as well as contributing to the formation of a stand alone Spanish language website. As an online editor, you would assist in the selection of appropriate material for inclusion on the sites, as well as writing, editing and posting articles. Daily duties will include interfacing with ministry leaders and other content providers, formatting and uploading articles, and translating English content into Spanish. You will also help us build our library of online Spanish resources and contribute to the editorial vision of our team.


Candidate must be bilingual with the ability to write, read and speak Spanish and English fluently.
Solid writing and editing skill vital for this position. Candidate must also demonstrate the ability to craft compelling headlines.
Must be a self-starter, highly organized and detail-oriented, with a strong work ethic.
Ability to demonstrate editorial innovation and creativity.
Must demonstrate understanding of the Hispanic evangelical Christians interests, behavior, and core values.
Conversant in theology and socio-cultural issues impacting the Christian Church, with the ability to interact with corporate and religious communities.
A bachelors degree in Journalism, English, or Communications (or equivalent experience) is preferred.
3-5 years experience working in a related field.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and general internet practices.

We offer a competitive benefits package and a yearly salary commensurate with experience.

To apply for this position, please forward cover letter, resume, professional references, (in English please) 2-3 published clips (English and Spanish) to, or fax to 804.205.9648, attn: Stephen McGarvey.

Please Note:

This is an editorial position, not a technical one although some basic technical training on our content management system will be part of the job.
This position is located in our downtown Richmond, Virginia office and telecommuting will not be an option.

The SWN websites exist to offer the freshest and most compelling biblically-based content to Christians who take seriously their relationship with Christ. Within this framework, we work hard to provide timely, relevant, life-enhancing material from qualified, respected Christian sources, with an understanding that the Christian faith applies to all areas of life.

SWN is a Division of Salem Communications, the nations largest Christian media company. As the leading provider of Christian and family-friendly content on the Internet, SWN operates over 50 websites. Salem Communications is an equal opportunity employer.