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Salem Web Network

Family Editor, (Temporary)

Salem Web Network
Richmond, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 08/17/2017
Categories: Church/Ministry - Communications - Media/Video/Radio
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Family Editor is a full time (40 hours/week), temporary position expected to last for three months.   The Editor will be responsible for producing family and Christian lifestyle content for several of Salem Web Network’s (SWN) editorial websites, focusing on 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 an editor, you will assist in 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 of 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 Facebook page.




The ideal candidate:


  • Will have a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, or Communications (or equivalent experience) with 1-3 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.

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

  • Will show a general understanding of Google Drive, social media websites, and general internet practices.

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


To Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, 2-3 published articles (or links to them). No phone calls please.


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.


About Us


The SWN websites exist to offer the 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: 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. gathers news headlines important to Christians and features reporting and commentary on current events from a Christian worldview perspective. 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 Media “faith talk” and “fish format” radio station websites.


Salem Web Network is a division of Salem Media, 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 Media is an equal opportunity employer.