Job opening: Associate publisher, part time position

Here at Geez we have a part-time job opening for an associate publisher (12.5 hours a week). The position is based in Winnipeg, see details below. Please pass this around to anyone you think might be interested. People should respond to jobs [at] geezmagazine.org. Thanks for your help, Aiden Enns, Editor, Geez magazine.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Geez Magazine

Associate Publisher
12.5 hrs/week, $7,500/yr

Job summary
This position involves a) Circulation development (in consultation with the Editor, planning and executing renewal strategies, campus promotion, gift subscription campaigns, select mailings to prospective subscribers, special events and campaigns), b) financial management (assist with annual budgets, monthly accounting, deposits, bank reconciliation, managing and projecting cash flow, audit preparation and payment of contract staff), c) other tasks as time permits (e.g., fundraising, promotion, grant writing, administration).

Geez magazine seeks to articulate and embody an alternative to mainstream corporate business practices. We have a flat pay scale and seek non-hierarchical workplace relations. At best, circulation and fundraising strategies will help build a movement of social-justice oriented people of faith in Canada and the U.S. This involves custom mailing lists and attention-getting, paradigm-shifting initiatives.

For a full job description, see the PDF here.

Deadline for applications
June 13, 2011
(or until a suitable candidate is found)

Start date
July 4, 2011 (some training may occur earlier)

Application process
(The position will be filled only when the right candidate is found.)

1. Write a letter of application addressed to “Aiden Enns, Editor.” In the letter,
a) describe your interest in this position at Geez magazine and why this is the right position for you;
b) describe also your key skills and background which directly relate to the tasks outlined above;
c) include a statement on the importance of publishing an independent magazine such as Geez.

2. Provide your resume and 3 references. Include other supporting material as you wish.

3. Please submit these
By email: jobs [at] geezmagazine.org

Or mail:
Aiden Enns, Editor
Geez Magazine, 400 Edmonton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3B 2M2
ph. (204) 942-1058

GEEZ MAGAZINE is a quarterly magazine of spirit and social action. It’s for over-churched, out-churched, and perhaps even unchurchable souls on the North American fringes of faith. In its five years of existence it has won “Best Spiritual Coverage” by Utne Independent Press Awards, “Magazine of the Year” at Canada’s Western Magazine Awards and top honours at the Canadian Church Press Awards and Associated Church Press in the U.S. Our office is located in a back room of an old church building (Knox United) in Winnipeg’s downtown, across from Central Park.

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