The Nation Company LLC
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Interim Senior Editor

Post Date:Mar 26, 2020Type:Full time
Start Date:May 23, 2020Salary:Competitive Salary
Location: United States - New York - New York Job Reference:
Job Description:

The Nation, a progressive media outlet that publishes a weekly print magazine and website covering politics, culture, and the arts, seeks a full-time senior editor for maternity cover from May 23, 2020 to Oct 1, 2020. We take pride in our progressive values and excellent benefits, and we strongly encourage candidates who identify as people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+, and/or gender nonconforming to apply. The editor should be able to work in our New York office five days a week. We’re looking for an experienced, rigorous editor who knows The Nation well and has worked with a variety of authors on both domestic and foreign issues from a progressive perspective; we are particularly interested in candidates who are fluent in and passionate about US electoral politics.


Candidates should be flexible and have the ability to coordinate closely with other staff editors as well as the art director, and they should be able work with writers who already contribute regularly to The Nation. Particularly valued will be editors who can bring new writers to the magazine who will broaden and diversify the magazine’s coverage and complement The Nation’s current contributors. Candidates should be experienced in editing for both online and print formats, and on feature articles as well as op-eds, columns, and editorials. Familiarity with WordPress and InCopy is desirable.


E-mail your cover letter and résumé to No phone calls or postal mail, please.


The Nation offers a competitive salary. The Nation Co. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We conform to the spirit as well as the letter of all applicable laws.

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