Senior Editor

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Posted
Jul 11, 2017
Closes
Aug 04, 2017
Hours
Full Time

Senior Editor  

Energetic and versatile Senior Editor is needed to write about defense and cyber technology for AFCEA International's SIGNAL Magazine, a monthly magazine and for SIGNAL Media's other daily/weekly online publications and enewsletters.

The Senior Editor will write weekly online articles and blogs as well as two to three monthly feature news stories, will be responsible for monthly columns and will have some editing and proofreading responsibilities.

The successful candidate for this position must have knowledge of defense and government issues and be able to develop contacts and sources, find stories, and meet multiple tight deadlines.

At least five years of reporting and writing experience, both for print and online, is required. A degree in English, journalism or a related field is also required. Knowledge of AP Style is preferred.

Experience with content marketing strategy and use of social channels for content distribution are a plus, as is knowledge of SEO and Google Analytics.

The Senior Editor position is best suited for an innovative thinker who not only can work independently but who also thrives in a team environment.

SIGNAL Media is the publishing arm of AFCEA International, a respected, employee friendly organization with headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia. AFCEA offers a comfortable workplace, with staff members who take pride in their work. Flex-time work schedule, great benefits and generous annual leave are included with the compensation package.

If you are interested in joining SIGNAL Media's strong journalism team, send your resume, at least two clips, links to online content and a cover letter with Salary Requirements to signalstaffing@afcea.org.

AFCEA is an Equal Opportunity Employer