Job opening: Managing Editor, part time position

Here at Geez we have a part-time job opening for a managing editor (20 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

Managing Editor
20 hours/week, $12,000/year

Job summary
The person in this position is responsible for maintaining a quarterly magazine production schedule, working with writers, and providing clean copy for publication. This position is for someone able to work in the Geez office in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Our office is wheelchair accessible. 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.

For a full job description, see a PDF here.

Deadline for applications
December 31, 2013
(or until a suitable candidate is found)

Start date
February 4, 2014
(negotiable)

Responsibilities for this position include the following: setting deadlines in consultation with Editor, circulating and processing a call for pitches, responding to writers, assisting with editing and preparing a lineup of stories, coordinating proofreaders, managing email and other correspondence for the magazine.

Application process

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 eight 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 the downtown area of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

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