Now Hiring: Writer/Editor Wanted

The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal is seeking a full-time writer/editor with three to five years experience in journalism and/or public policy.

A writer/editor at the Martin Center is responsible for advancing the organization’s mission by accurately and clearly communicating our message of higher education reform through articles and the Martin Center website. This is a writing-intensive position.

The ideal candidate will have research and writing experience, basic knowledge of the higher education policy environment, and an interest in promoting free market higher education reforms.

Responsibilities:

  • Write articles and blog posts on higher education topics
  • Edit Martin Center articles for content, clarity, grammar, length, style, and formatting
  • Conduct extensive research on federal, state, and local higher education issues
  • Update and edit content on the Martin Center’s website
  • Send two weekly email updates to Martin Center supporters

Qualifications:

  • Three to five years’ experience in policy, government, or journalism
  • Exceptional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Organized, creative, adaptable, and detail-oriented, with the discipline to work in a deadline-driven environment
  • Familiarity with classical liberal principles and the institutions that underlie economic prosperity and freedom of action and conscience
  • Experience with WordPress preferred but not required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

About the Martin Center:

The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal is a nonprofit institute dedicated to improving higher education in North Carolina and across the nation. Our work focuses primarily on state and local solutions to higher education problems.

This full-time, salaried position includes employer-funded health and dental insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and the opportunity to participate in the Martin Center’s Simple IRA retirement program. Salary commensurate with experience.

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and desired salary to Jenna Robinson at jarobinson@jamesgmartin.center. Writing samples will be requested.