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Salem Web Network

Senior Editor,

Salem Web Network
Richmond, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 08/21/2015
Categories: Church/Ministry - Communications - Media/Video/Radio
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:



Salem Web Network (SWN) is seeking a senior editor focused on adding Bible study materials to our diverse pallet of Christian lifestyle content. The Senior Editor will be responsible for the day-to-day management of our online brand and well as the production of bible study content for several SWN brands and websites. 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 in particular.


As a senior editor, you will direct the selection of appropriate content for inclusion on the websites as well as work with our development, design and marketing departments to create the best possible online experience for our audience. You will assist in the production of online video interviews. You will manage several blogs and online publications and many basic website functions for Daily duties will include writing, interfacing with freelancers and content providers, editing and uploading articles, responding to audience questions and running a brand Facebook page. You will become a contributor to the vision of the SWN editorial team.




The ideal candidate:


  • 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.  

  • Will have a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) with at least 5 years of experience in a related editorial, media or communications field.

  • Must have solid writing and editing skills, and experience writing on deadline.

  • Must demonstrate editorial innovation and creativity.

  • Must demonstrate an understanding of our evangelical Christian audience members’ interests, behavior, and core values.

  • Must demonstrate advanced understanding of the history, influence and make-up of the Bible and recognized Bible study materials.

  • Must be conversant in socio-cultural issues impacting the Christian Church.

  • Will display a basic understanding of online etiquette and best practice.

  • Will display an ability to interact productively with both corporate and religious communities.

  • Experience conducting interviews on camera a plus.

  • Experience running a Facebook page for a commercial or non-profit entity a plus.



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


Please Note:


·       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.


About Us


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: gathers news headlines important to Christians and features reporting and commentary on current events from a Christian worldview perspective. offers content that helps Christians apply their faith to the daily issues they face in their church, family, community and culture. offers the highest quality features and resources to aid Christians in a better practical understanding of the Bible. 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. provides content that holds a high standard of Christian orthodoxy in the discussion of theology, apologetics and the essential principles of the Christian faith. 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 employer