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Come be a troublemaker with us.

We’re on a faith-rooted mission to equip courageous leaders to heal the world.

Our team is comprised of many diverse creeds & cultures — and all of us share a commitment to social justice.

If you are interested in joining our team, please contact us at [email protected].

Read more about our open positions below:

  • Voices Editorial Fellowship

Voices Editorial Fellowship

To learn more about Auburn and this position, download this posting as a PDF.

The Auburn Voices Editorial Fellowship available at Auburn Seminary offers the opportunity to help run and build a grassroots and faith-rooted media shop. Working closely with Auburn Voices Editor Paul Brandeis Raushenbush, the founding executive editor of Global Spirituality & Religion at Huffington Post Religion and an Editor at Beliefnet.

You’ll play a key role in creating, curating, and amplifying multimedia stories of faith and moral courage across multiple platforms. You’ll be writing, reporting, editing, fact-checking, brainstorming, pitching, celebrating — and anything else you can think of that happens in the newsroom of a modern online media outlet.

This position is flexible with a maximum of 20 hours per week. Strong preference for individuals based in New York City, able to come into the office for at least part of the work week.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Writing/editing stories on the Voices and other platforms at Auburn Seminary
  • Producing social media content for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram
  • Using digital tools, including WordPress, to implement and format multi-media articles
  • Pitching features and managing the editorial calendar

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong interest and/or experience in faith-based media, social justice, and journalism
  • One to two years of experience in a related field such as writing or editing online content and/or a graduate degree in journalism or related fields
  • Knowledge of social media practices and tactics
  • Excellent spelling and grammar
  • Knowledge and experience with multimedia storytelling
  • Knowledge and experience using WordPress
  • Ability to work fast on a small team while juggling multiple projects
  • Photo and video editing skills a plus
  • An appreciation and curiosity of the roles religion and spirituality can play in movements for justice is important.

APPLICATION PROCESS

To submit your application for employment consideration, please visit https://form.jotform.com/Auburn1/EDFellow .

Please include a very short cover letter (a few sentences) that talks about how you approach writing and why this might be an exciting opportunity for you.  Also, include a sample of your written (blog post, newspaper article, etc) work.

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Auburn Theological Seminary will provide reasonable accommodation consistent with the law to otherwise qualified staff members and applicants with a disability and to staff members and applicants with needs related to their religious observance or practices. What constitutes a reasonable accommodation depends on the circumstances and thus will be addressed by Auburn Theological Seminary on a case-by-case basis.