The Editor will be responsible for producing devotionals, trending and Christian lifestyle content for several of Salem Web Network’s (SWN) editorial websites, focusing on Crosswalk.com. The right candidate will be excited by the
idea of delivering the highest quality content to a Christian audience and will be looking for innovative ways to improve the audience experience with Crosswalk.com in particular.
As an editor, you will direct the selection of appropriate content for inclusion on the websites as well as write, edit and post text features. You will assist in the production of online video interviews. You will manage several devotionals and
many basic website functions Crosswalk.com. Daily duties will include writing, interfacing with freelancers and content providers, editing and uploading articles, collecting material for our online publications and email newsletters, and assisting with the
Crosswalk.com Facebook page. You will become a contributor to the vision of the SWN editorial team.
The ideal candidate:
Will have a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, or Communications (or equivalent experience) with 3-5 years of experience in a related editorial field.
Must have solid writing and editing skills, and experience writing on deadline.
Must be a self-starter, highly organized and detail-oriented with experience managing large editorial or web projects.Will display a strong work ethic and operate productively in a team environment.
Must demonstrate editorial innovation and creativity.
Must demonstrate an understanding of our evangelical Christian audience members’ interests, behavior, and core values.
Must be conversant in socio-cultural issues impacting the Christian Church.
Will display an ability to interact with both corporate and religious communities.
Will show a general understanding of Microsoft Office applications, Google Drive, social media websites and general internet practices.
Experience conducting interviews on camera a plus.
Experience running a Facebook page for a commercial or non-profit entity a plus.
· This is an editorial position, not a technical one although some basic technical training on our content management and operational systems will be part of the job.
· This position is located in our 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 Jesus Christ. 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. The SWN editorial team manages content for the following online brands:
ChristianHeadlines.com gathers news headlines important to Christians and features reporting and commentary on current events from a Christian worldview perspective.
Crosswalk.com offers content that helps Christians apply their faith to the daily issues they face in their church, family, community and culture.
BibleStudyTools.com offers the highest quality features and resources to aid Christians in a better practical understanding of the Bible.
iBelieve.com provides an emphasis on personal, faith-filled experiences, publishing an authentic examination of what it means to be a Christian woman in today's culture. Drawn from a unique team of Christian women writers looking to share how they
see the struggles and triumphs of life through the lens of the Christian faith.
Christianity.com provides content that holds a high standard of Christian orthodoxy in the discussion of theology, apologetics and the essential principles of the Christian faith.
Jesus.org creates a thorough set of resources in a question and answer format for those seeking information about the historical life of Jesus Christ and His place in our lives today.
Content created by the SWN editorial team is syndicated to the Salem Communications “faith talk” and “fish format” radio station websites.
Salem Web Network is a division of Salem Communications, the nation’s 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
We offer a competitive benefits package and salary commensurate with experience.
To apply for this position, please email cover letter, resume, 2-3 published articles (or links to them) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Salem is an Equal Opportunity Employer