Labor Notes is now accepting applications Assistant Editor and Staff Writer/Organizer positions. We are looking for people with experience in or around the labor movement. A commitment to rank-and-file unionism is a must.
Job duties for the Assistant Editor include helping Editor with every facet of magazine production, including soliciting stories, working with authors, text editing and proof-reading. The Assistant Editor will also have organizing and administrative responsibilities as part of various Labor Notes programs, such as local troublemakers’ schools. The ideal candidate will have experience in or around the labor movement, as well as experience editing a print publication. Past experience with project management, promotion, and/or fundraising also valuable. Bilingual Spanish/English is a plus.
Job duties for the staff writer include writing articles for our monthly magazine, following a number of “beats” (specific unions, industries, or topics), along with a number of administrative responsibilities. In addition to regular office hours, there are conferences, weekend schools, speaking trips, demonstrations, and other events to attend and
sometimes organize. The ideal candidate will have several of the following skills or experiences: conference organizing, project management, promotion, fundraising, administration, editing, international labor work or contacts, Spanish fluency, or public
speaking. Computer literacy and writing skills are required from all applicants.
The salary for both positions is $25,000 to $29,000, depending on experience. Labor Notes offers a generous benefits package. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.
To apply for either position, please send a resume and cover letter to Mark Brenner at Labor Notes, 104 Montgomery St, New York, NY 11225-2008. You can fax applications to 718-287-3287 or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, call 718-284-4144 or go to http://labornotes.org/jobs.
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