Senior Staff Writer

INSIGHT Into Diversity

Bethesda, Maryland, Missouri

Date Posted May 13, 2022
Industry Magazines
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Description:

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity magazine in higher education, is seeking a full-time senior staff writer to join its St. Louis office. This position will work in collaboration with our in-house editorial team and remote management to produce our national monthly print magazine and frequent online content.

We are looking for an exemplary writer who has experience researching, crafting, and editing in-depth articles on complex issues for a highly educated audience. This person should have a passion for and curiosity about diversity and inclusion, social justice, and education as part of our core mission. The position requires the ability to have in-depth conversations about culturally sensitive issues with leaders and professionals in higher education, nonprofit organizations, corporations, and more.

The role requires working closely with a small team that produces large amounts of content and works together to get the job done.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, or related field

Minimum 2 years of professional writing experience

Excellent command of the English language and grammar

Excellent communication, interviewing, and organizational skills

Ability to work independently and meet deadlines as part of a small team

Supportive of diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice principles

Social media and writing for the web experience preferred

Experience writing about diversity issues and/or higher education preferred

If you are interested in being part of a dynamic team, with the opportunity to learn all aspects of magazine production, please submit your cover letter, resume, three professional writing samples, and at least two references to editor@insightintodiversity.com. Applications that do not include ALL materials will not be considered.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Job Type: Full-time

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