Chief Editor

2 days left

Washington, DC
Commensurate with experience
Oct 17, 2018
Nov 21, 2018
Full Time

The Arms Control Association is seeking a dynamic, experienced chief editor for its monthly journal,
Arms Control Today.

Applicants should have a proven track record in the field of journalism/publishing, either as a journalist and/or an editor. A strong commitment to high-quality writing and scholarship is essential. Candidates should also have excellent editing, writing and reporting skills; demonstrated ability to manage, develop, and support junior staff and consultants, and engage effectively with outside scholars; strong knowledge of print and digital publishing best practices; the ability to execute multiple assignments under tight deadlines; and the ability to provide leadership for long-term planning and strategy for the publication. A solid understanding of the international security and arms control field is a major plus.

Salary: commensurate with experience.

Benefits: include employer-provided health coverage; contribution to an individual retirement account (after one year), paid vacation, sick leave, and access to a tax-free commuter program.

Arms Control Today has been published since 1972 and is widely considered a top publication in the field of arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament. Each 40- to 52-page edition is published in print and online.

The Arms Control Association is an independent, nonpartisan, membership-based, 501(c)(3) organization based in Washington, D.C.

To Apply: Applicants should submit via email AS A SINGLE PDF a cover letter, resume, relevant writing samples, and three references to no later than Nov. 16, at which point applications will be considered on a rolling basis until such time as the position is filled. Please include “Chief Editor, Arms Control Today” in the subject line.

The Arms Control Association is an equal opportunity employer.

No telephone calls, please.

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