Compass Magazine Seeks Editorial Intern

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Compass Magazine Seeks Editorial Intern

Are you a detail-oriented person who enjoys working with words and the Web? Do you have a passion for sharing spiritual truths in thought-provoking ways? You could be an ideal candidate for our first Compass internship! Read on for more information:

The Compass Magazine seeks a highly self-motivated editorial/web intern to assist with online publication of articles. Intern may start immediately, or by mid-May 2016 at latest. Initial internship will extend through end of summer 2016. Strong potential exists for continued part-time work after the internship.

Duties may include:

  • Formatting and posting articles on the Compass website
  • Finding and formatting photos for use with articles
  • Proofreading and/or editing articles
  • Social media posting

The intern will also have the opportunity to write blog posts and/or news articles for Compass if desired. Pay will be per article rather than hourly.

Desired Skills/Qualifications

  • Excellent grammatical and proofreading skills
  • Experience with WordPress or other online content management systems
  • Basic knowledge of HTML
  • Basic photo editing skills (cropping, resizing)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision (intern will work remotely via Internet)
  • Ability to meet short deadlines (1-7 days)
  • Commitment to the beliefs of the Seventh-day Adventist Church
  • Background or interest in theology desired but not required

Intern must have access to a computer, software (including Microsoft Word), and Internet connection.

Training and supervision will be provided by Compass Managing Editor Rachel Cabose.

Pay: $9 per hour

Hours: up to 5 hours per week

To apply: Send resume and two writing samples (news/feature article, essay/blog, research paper) to: [email protected].

Application deadline: March 21, 2016

The Compass Magazine is an online source of news and information about issues affecting the Seventh-day Adventist Church. We offer well-researched, Bible-based articles that encourage thoughtful discussion and dialogue in an environment that supports the church and its beliefs.

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Rachel Cabose is the consulting editor of The Compass Magazine and a freelance writer. She previously worked as associate editor of Guide magazine at the Review and Herald Publishing Association. Rachel and her husband, Greg, live in Michigan.