Voice Job Posting – Managing Editor, The Voice Magazine

Managing Editor, The Voice Magazine

The Voice Magazine is seeking a new Managing Editor to handle all the day-to-day duties of publishing The Voice Magazine each week. We publish 49 issues per year each Friday. Hours are flexible, but you must be able to devote 25-30 hours per week to the job. The Editor will work from home and must have a good quality computer and high-speed Internet. Some software will be supplied.

Skills Required

? Superior writing skills and flawless copy-editing
? Very strong Internet research skills
? Strong email skills (sorting, using attachments, blind copying, etc.)
? Familiarity with HTML an asset
? Experienced with Adobe Acrobat PDF maker, PhotoShop, and Microsoft Office
? Knowledge of copyright and privacy legislation an asset
? Graphic and photo editing for the web
? Knowledge of proper citation guidelines and fair use requirements
? Must be very detail oriented

Duties

The Managing Editor will:

? Copy-edit all submissions
? Format and complete the PDF edition of The Voice each week
? Upload all articles and graphics to The Voice website each week
? Respond to email inquiries to The Voice
? Format and create graphics for articles
? Write copy as needed
? Develop new column ideas
? Check articles for proper citations
? Perform other duties as assigned

The successful applicant must live in Canada and will be in close contact with the Editor-in-Chief by email and phone. If you are interested in this position, please email Tamra at executivedirector@ausu.org with a cover letter, resume, and sample of your writing. Applicants will be asked to complete a copy-editing and writing skills test. Remuneration will be 20 – 25k per annum, depending on experience. The Voice is an equal opportunities employer.

Resumes will be accepted up to and including June 4, 2010.

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