Writes and edits for Associations Now, AssociationsNow.com, supplements, and other editorial products as assigned. Maintains “beat” coverage of assigned topic areas. Contributes to development of synergies among ASAE content vehicles.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
Writes articles for Associations Now magazine (features and short articles).
Contributes 1-2 articles per week to AssociationsNow.com, including the Money & Business blog post. Pitches relevant news and blog story ideas.
Serves as “beat” editor in specific subject areas. Coordinates with beat-related ASAE volunteer groups to maintain regular contributions, primarily for web.
Writes and edits content for editorial supplements.
Copy-edits content for advertorial supplements.
Assists with copyediting and proofreading during Associations Now production.
Participates in editorial brainstorming meetings to help plan future editorial content of magazine and website.
Develops and maintains a professional network of colleagues and members by attending ASAE and other association industry programs.
Performs other duties as assigned.
College degree in journalism, communications, or a related field.
Minimum of two years of experience as a writer/editor for a digital media outlet. Experience with daily beat coverage and blogging desirable. Print magazine experience desirable.
Association experience preferred, including experience working with member volunteers.
Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
Ability to balance multiple priorities, work independently and as part of a team, keep others informed through clear written and oral communication, and maintain a high level of productivity.
Strategic thinking and initiative in planning for the magazine, website, and other products of the editorial department.
Experience with various content distribution and social channels. Familiarity with data visualization, quiz, and video tools desirable.
Superior attention to detail, strong organizational skills, enough flexibility and creativity to help make midstream adjustments to achieve the goal of producing timely, high-quality editorial products.
Please include a resume, cover letter and a writing sample
About ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership
ASAE is a membership organization of more than 22,000 association executives and industry partners representing more than 11,000 organizations. Our members manage leading trade associations, individual membership societies and voluntary organizations across the United States and in nearly 50 countries around the world.
With support of the ASAE Foundation, a separate nonprofit entity, ASAE is the premier source of learning, knowledge and future-oriented research for the association and nonprofit profession, and provides resources, education, ideas and advocacy to enhance the power and performance of the association and nonprofit community.
We believe associations have the power to transform society for the better. Our passion is to help association professionals achieve previously unimaginable levels of performance. We do this by nurturing a community of really smart, creative, and interesting people - our members. In short, we are the Center for Association Leadership.