Compass Magazine Seeks New Editorial Intern

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Compass Magazine Seeks New 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 second Compass internship! Read on for more information…

The Compass Magazine is seeking a highly self-motivated editorial/web intern to assist with online publication of articles. The intern may start immediately, or by mid-October 2018 at the latest. The initial internship will extend through January 2019. 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 Magazine 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 the 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 the outgoing Compass Editorial Intern, Seth Roberts.

Pay: $10 per hour

Hours: Up to 10 hours per week

To apply: Send the following items to [email protected], with the email header “Editorial Intern Application”:

  • Your resume
  • A cover letter explaining how your experience and skills (referenced in your resume) apply to the desired skills/qualifications outlined above.
  • Two (2) writing samples (news/feature article, essay/blog, research paper) demonstrating your writing ability.

Application deadline: September 28, 2018

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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About the author

Seth Roberts

Seth Roberts is Compass Magazine's managing editor and is currently completing a business degree through Excelsior College. Over the past five years, he has led out in literature evangelism programs across Australia, Asia, and the United States. He currently serves as president of GYC Northwest.