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Assistant Editor, Hunters’ Leadership Forum

NRA (Fairfax, Va.)

SUMMARY: Assists in daily operation of NRA Hunters’ Leadership Forum website (nrahlf.org), America’s premier online resource for coverage of hunters’ rights, threats to the future of hunting and NRA advocacy on behalf of hunters. This is a deadline-oriented, career-building professional editorial position. The work requires top-notch skills in copy-editing, content management system (CMS) posting and search engine optimization (SEO) and management (SEM), along with daily posting/moderation for NRA-HLF social media properties. Additional requirements include: excellent writing and verbal communication; personal background in hunting; knowledge of issues of concern to hunters; basic understanding of wildlife management principles and practices; attention to detail and organization; ability to cooperate and coordinate with colleagues and other contacts; ability to work within strict guidelines and under pressure, take direction and carry multiple projects through to completion; ability to work with minimal supervision.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: B.A. degree in journalism, English or communications, or equivalent work experience. Minimum one year experience in website production and editing. Knowledge of best practices as they relate to SEO and SEM. Working knowledge of AP Style. Compatibility with hunting and other shooting sports and Second Amendment issues are essential.

BEST-CASE SCENARIO: For the career-track communicator and enthusiastic hunter, here is your opportunity to put those passions together and join the National Rifle Association’s mission to preserve the right to hunt for future generations of Americans. This is a chance to bring your intellect, talent and love for hunting to a team whose winning track record is unprecedented.

The position is located in Fairfax, VA and reports to the Senior Editor, NRA Publications (HLF).

How to Apply

Please e-mail a cover letter thoroughly detailing your background and qualifications, along with a current resumé and writing samples, to: americanhunter@nrahq.org.

Job posted April 11, 2018

Public Affairs Associate

Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (Washington, D.C.)

Social media, graphic design, video editing, events, member services, administration; news roundup; maintain/grow accurate media lists; support council. Knowledge of media/politics, public higher education.

How to Apply

Cover letter, resume, two writing samples to: resume@aplu.org

Job posted April 6, 2018

Marketing Coordinator (part time)

Pittsburgh Botanic Garden (Pittsburgh)

Direct multi-channeled marketing strategies to increase visits, attendance at events and educational programs. Manage brand ID, foster media relations, create publications and collateral, direct mass communications, assist with fundraisers. Social media. 20-25 hours/week Clearances necessary.

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Job posted April 6, 2018

Manager, Swish Appeal (women’s basketball)

Vox Media (remote)

Manager for SB Nation blog covering WNBA and women's college basketball. Make sure site is publishing every day at volume high enough for site to grow. Manage social media and contributors. Communicate with SB Nation management about site goals, traffic and progress. Produce and edit clean copy. Work remotely. Contractor position paying a monthly stipend. 

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Job posted March 30, 2018

Editorial Assistant (temp position/internship)

Penn Memory Center/Penn Health Brain Research Network Center

Centers seeking an editorial intern to work on all aspects of communications for summer 2018. Produce and/or edit articles, photos and videos for websites, print newsmagazine, e-newsletter adn social media. Paid, part-time opportunity ideal for current student or recent graduate. Strong writing, interpersonal and organizational skills, with ability to multi-task. WordPress, MailChimp, InDesign, Photoshop, or Final Cut a plus. 

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How to Apply

Resume, three samples to Communications & Marketing Manager Terrence Casey, who is a Penn State alum, at: terrence.casey@uphs.upenn.edu 

Job posted March 30, 2018