The Nation seeks a Senior Editor. Candidates should be steeped in progressive politics, ideas, movements and culture. The Senior Editor will assign and edit a wide range of articles, from short op-eds and comments to long-form features and essays. We seek applicants who are creative and forward-thinking, with a proven track record of producing journalism with impact. At least 3 years of similar experience is required, as is the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
Applicants must be based in New York City or willing to relocate or commute daily. The office is small and collegial, and collaborating with other editors is prized.
The Nation Company LLC is an equal-opportunity employer. We welcome all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We conform to the spirit as well as the letter of all applicable laws and regulations. Please send a résumé and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.
This position is covered by the collective-bargaining agreement between The Nation and the News Guild of New York, CWA Local 31003, AFL-CIO. The starting salary is $74,000 and can scale up depending on experience.
The Victor S. Navasky Internship Program
For more than three decades, The Nation Institute, in conjunction with The Nation magazine, has provided an internship program for early-career journalists. For more information about the Victor S. Navasky Internship Program, click here.
The Nation Business Internship
Recently, The Nation established a new publishing internship to identify and nurture the next generation of non-profit and publishing change-makers. Working one at a time on a part-time basis, interns gain marketable knowledge of the magazine’s business operations working cross-departmentally with a range of Nation publishing professionals including those in the ad sales, communications, direct-marketing, fundraising and special projects departments. We’re still taking applications for winter/spring, 2018. Click here for info.