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Digital Managing Editor

Moment is seeking a dynamic web editor with excellent news judgment to oversee the magazine’s website and slate of newsletters. The web editor will assign and edit articles for momentmag.com as well as updating the homepage and other pages as needed. The web editor will also manage Moment’s newsletters including its flagship twice weekly MomentMinute newsletter. This is a chance to help create and guide a legacy media institution’s online voice and presence. The position is based in Washington DC with flexible hours and some opportunity for remote work. The web editor will be a full member of Moment’s award winning editorial team.

Qualifications

-a deep knowledge of WordPress and an ability to work on the site’s back end.

-Strong news judgement, reporting, writing, and copy-editing skills.

-Good design and visual sense

-Demonstrated collaborative skills and a willingness to develop relationships across the entire organization.

-Ability to balance and manage multiple priorities on daily, weekly, and long-term schedules.

-Understanding newsletter trends and strategy.

-Strong organizational skills required.

To apply:  Send a cover letter, resume and clips to editor@momentmag.com.

 

Social Media Manager
Moment Magazine is searching for a social media manager. The ideal candidate lives and breathes social media and loves journalism; is a self-starter who works well in a collaborative environment and thrives on deadlines. The social media manager is expected to become an integral part of the small, hard-working Moment team.

The social media manager is expected to:
– Create a social media strategy with clear goals and objectives
– Expand Moment’s reach on social networks
– Increase traffic to Moment’s website via social media
– Monitor data and social media trends
– Work alongside editorial and marketing teams to create content for all Moment‘s social media platforms
– Help in overall digital audience development.

Qualifications:
– Proficiency in social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest), including data analysis
– Prior social media experience
– Positive attitude/team player
– Creative thinker and problem solver
– Stellar writer and editor

To apply:  Send a cover letter, resume and clips to editor@momentmag.com.

 

Internships

Editorial Internships
Have a strong interest in Jewish politics, culture and religion? Love writing and editing? Want to learn the ins and outs of magazine production? Moment Magazine offers interns the opportunity to become a valuable part of our magazine. Interns work with various departments within the magazine, and are involved in many aspects of production, from fact-checking and researching articles to pitching stories. Administrative duties are also part of the internship; all interns may also provide assistance to all departments.

Editorial interns provide support to Moment’s editorial staff. Duties may include:

– Research for potential stories
– Providing support for editorial projects
– Web production and social media
– Copyediting, fact-checking and proofreading stories for the magazine
– Pitching and writing pieces for Moment’s website

To apply: Send a cover letter, resume and clips to editor@momentmag.com.

Social Media Internship
The social media intern is responsible for assisting in a range of editorial and marketing initiatives. Their duties include writing social media copy, tracking analytics for social media campaigns, and creating social media posting schedules.

The social media intern will support the social media manager in developing and implementing promotional campaigns to boost website visits and increase engagement. Duties may include:

– Assist with the design and execution of social media campaigns
– Create weekly and monthly editorial calendars to promote editorial content on various social media platforms
– Create and distribute content such as infographics, videos and link previews on social media
– Track social media engagement to identify high-performing ideas and campaigns for scalability
–  Support marketing and events team at live and online events

All internships are offered in the spring (January through May), summer (June through August) and fall (September through December). Fall and spring interns work 16-24 hours/week (two or three full days) and may receive college credit (the internship is unpaid). Summer interns are expected to work 40 hours per week. Moment does not provide housing or travel assistance. Moment‘s office is in Washington, DC, though remote interns will also be considered.

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter and two journalistic writing samples or clips. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Please send all materials to editor@momentmag.com, attention Ellen Wexler.

 

Volunteers

Moment Magazine is seeking individuals eager to be part of a friendly, professional team that can help with a wide range of administrative and business-oriented tasks. Tasks include but are not limited to: 1) answering phones and taking messages; 2) filing correspondence in notebooks and file cabinets; 3) helping with occasional mailings; 4) helping with events. Computer literacy is a plus, especially with Word, Excel and any other programs including Filemaker.

Stimulating and friendly-office environment with many visitors and projects. Position has limited off-street parking and straight ride-on to major Metro buses. Tenleytown-AU metro stop is a 15 minute walk.

Expressions of interest should be sent to editor@momentmag.com.

 

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