Opinions Editor

Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jan 07, 2021
Closes
Jan 18, 2021
Ref
JR-90271840
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

The Opinions section seeks an experienced editor to join our op-ed team. The successful candidate will have a highly entrepreneurial attitude toward opinion journalism, an enthusiasm for seeking out and understanding perspectives other than one's own. The candidate must have exceptional editing skills, including the desire and proven ability to work with both highly polished writers and those who need significant help turning their ideas into effective essays and arguments. Duties will include quickly finding and working with outside writers to produce smart and influential commentary in response to the daily news cycle, as well as working closely with our in-house columnists and bloggers. The position requires some on-call weekends on a rotating basis.

Candidates should apply via Workday by Jan. 15. Please include your résumé in PDF format.

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