Position Digital Content Writer / Editor
Location Manhattan
Starts within 1-2 weeks
Duration Possible Full Time
Status Freelance
Rate DOE
Our client is a Foundation that supports and funds a number of advocacy issues, and they are currently seeking a Freelance Digital Content Writer/ Editor.

This is a freelance role that has the potential to go full time for the right candidate.

The Digital Writer will be responsible for:
- Writing and editing editorial content for several of their websites
- Writing / editing content across a number of advocacy issues including: education and immigration reform, voting rights, education in Africa and international/ US relations with Russia and the Middle East
- Editing and posting content to their site
- Research the company archives for compelling and relevant materials related to current programs and philanthropy

Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or equivalent experience
- 5+ years of writing and copy editing, specifically for digital
- You will have experience writing on the government / politics, non-profit, arts and culture, and journalism
- Ideal background will be from academic publications (ie: NY Times, The New Yorker, The Atlantic. Economist)
- Exceptional grammar and editing skills
- Familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style is a nice to have
- Strong sense of editorial judgement
- Understanding of CMS systems. Preferably Django or Wordpress

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc191@jobalert.creativecircle.com