Editor in Chief

Application Close Date
Reports To
March 1, 2017

Required Hours
20 hours per week
Job Purpose

The Editor in Chief is the Quidditch Post’s editorial leader, having final responsibility for all articles and publications. The Editor in Chief oversees all of the regional departments, as well as the copy and layout departments, and ensures articles come out in a timely manner. They also review all articles and provide suggestions, if needed, about any changes to make before the articles get published. The Editor in Chief determines which articles get published, based on article quality and relevance.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Motivating and developing editorial staff
  • Revise articles in conjunction with the regional editors, writers, and the copy department
  • Implements quality checks to ensure articles meet organizational standards
  • Proofread and approve all articles prior to publication to ensure the final draft is complete and there are no omissions
  • An expert understanding of the English language
  • Knowledge of/willingness to learn AP Style
  • Ability to motivate and manage a team of volunteers
  • Desire to see the Quidditch Post thrive
  • A passion for writing and quidditch

Direct Reports
  • Copy Editing Director(s)
  • Editorial Board
  • Photo Director

If interested, please contact the Volunteers Director at recruitment@quidditchpost.com. Please include your name, contact information, and a short summary of why you are interested in this position.

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