Editor, Office of Communications - Catholic Diocese of Richmond

  • 28 Mar 2017 1:29 PM
    Message # 4696215
    Scott Ramsburg (Administrator)

    The Catholic Diocese of Richmond, VA, seeks a highly qualified Editor for the Office of Communications to oversee the editorial strategy, direction and operations of the Catholic Virginian, a bi-weekly diocesan newspaper, with specific attention to the daily editorial content of the newspaper and its on-line version. The successful candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in English/Journalism/Mass Communications or related field required, with 7-years’ experience in diocesan press and/or general Catholic press preferred; however, we will consider experience in other print or communications industry. Must have prior supervisory experience managing the business and production side of publications. Additionally, the ideal candidate should have thorough knowledge of all phases of newspaper writing, editing and production of the newspaper business, advertising and circulation; strong writing skills and knowledge of Associated Press writing style preferred; ability to analyze, interpret, multi-task, delegate assignments, and use sound judgement relating to decision-making regarding news issues and events. Strong interpersonal skills, collaboration skills, and teamwork are required. The candidate must be able to maintain effective working relationships with parishes, schools, diocesan leadership, other diocesan agencies and vendors. Strong proficiency with various PC software, website promotion and social media required. A practicing Catholic in good standing along with strong working knowledge of the structure and teachings of the Catholic Church is required, with a working knowledge of Canon Law desired. Bilingual and photography skills helpful.

    How To Apply

    Qualified candidates should forward a cover letter, current curriculum vitae or resume, and completed Diocesan application to Sara Board, HR Coordinator, at jobs@richmonddiocese.org.

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