Compass Magazine Seeks New Managing Editor

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Compass Magazine Seeks New Managing Editor

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 latest employment opportunity as Managing Editor! Read on for more information:

The Compass Magazine seeks a highly self-motivated managing editor to manage publication, marketing, and general administrative tasks. The applicant may start immediately, or by Jaunary 2, 2018 at the latest.

Duties will include:

  • Facilitating weekly editorial staff meetings
  • Organize and manage the magazine’s presence at conferences including GYC, ASI, etc.
  • Serve as a liaison between the editorial staff and the executive board
  • Developing publishing and marketing strategies
  • Identify and contract authors for publication
  • Formatting and posting articles on the Compass website
  • Finding and formatting photos for use with articles
  • Proofreading and/or editing articles
  • Social media posting
  • General administrative and managerial duties
  • Assess submitted articles for honorariums
  • Author payment processing
  • Identify articles for the bi-weekly newsletter


The candidate will also have the opportunity to write blog posts and/or news articles for Compass.


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)
  • Basic knowledge of manipulating spreadsheets
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision (candidate 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


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

Initial training and will be provided by the outgoing Compass Managing Editor, Ingram London.

Hours: up to 20 hours per week

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

Application deadline: December 1, 2017


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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Ingram London

Ingram London is a consulting editor for The Compass Magazine.