Opportunities

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Print and Web Graphic Designer

Moment is seeking a full-time high-energy, creative and cutting-edge graphic designer to join its small-hard working staff. The ideal candidate is comfortable in a fast-paced journalism and creative environment; is a self-starter who works well in a collaborative environment, enjoys a variety of challenges and thrives on deadlines.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Create compelling layouts for bi-monthly print magazine and approximately three books a year from independent small press, MomentBooks
  • Conduct photo and art research
  • Work on website design for momentmag.com
  • Design and build images for web, newsletters, and social media channels
  • Design promotional materials, reports, invitations, programs, etc.

 

Requirements:

  • Advanced proficiency in InDesign is essential, along with Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Experience with web design, particularly in WordPress
  • Ability to adapt to a quickly changing workflow, managing many projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills

 

Candidates should be team players, creative thinkers, problem-solvers, and be willing and able to work extended deadline hours with the rest of our editorial staff. Good writing skills, interest in the arts and/or public affairs, journalism experience and knowledge of the Jewish world a plus.

 

About Moment:

Moment is an exciting national print and digital publication known for its first-rate journalism, cultural and literary criticism, signature symposiums, events and programs. It was co-founded by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elie Wiesel. Based in Washington, DC, Moment is a friendly office located near public transportation.

 

To apply:

Send a cover letter, resume and work samples to editor@momentmag.com. Salary commensurate with experience.

 

 


 

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

 

Editorial 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. All editorial internships are completed at our Washington, DC office. Moment does not provide housing or travel assistance. Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter and two writing samples or clips. Please send all materials to editor@momentmag.com, attention Ellen Wexler.

 

 

Political Voices Project Intern

Moment Magazine’s Moment Institute is conducting a non-partisan Political Voices Project to explore political views and sources of information in the American Jewish community through the November 2020 presidential election. Responsibilities include supporting a group of seasoned journalists, helping with interview transcriptions, working with interviewees, assisting journalists with preparation of stories, editing and writing, searching for trends, quantifying data, creating infographics, social media.

 

Students or grad students with a strong interest in American politics and strong verbal and written communication in the Washington, DC area should apply. Writing and editing skills a plus.

 

Part time. Unpaid. Friendly office near metro near AU campus. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to editor@momentmag.com.

 

 


 

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.