We’re Hiring!

Magazine Co-editor

Dollars & Sense is seeking to hire a a 32-hour-a-week Co-Editor for our small, 501c3 nonprofit publishing company. Economic Affairs Bureau, Inc. publishes the 44-year-old economic justice magazine Dollars & Sense, the “Real World” series of college-level economics readers, the Dollars & Sense website, and two blogs. Our mission is to support social change by providing highly accessible reporting and analysis from a left perspective on U.S. and global economic issues and organizing. We are cooperatively run with four paid staff members, a volunteer editorial collective, and a small board of directors. The staff person is required to work out of our office, located near Boston’s South Station at the Nonprofit Center of New England.

Duties: With a co-editor, oversee the production of the bimonthly magazine and classroom book series. This involves organizing the contribution of the editorial collective, which helps with issue planning, review of articles and copyediting; actively finding contributors; substantive editing of articles; maintaining good relations with authors; overseeing interns; coordinating layout and printing; writing articles and occasional blog posts; coordinating scholars to plan classroom books; and contributing to book promotion. All staff members contribute to shared office and business duties.

Skills and qualifications: We are looking for a self-starter with journalism and editing experience who is comfortable taking responsibility and leadership and working in a team. Some college experience required. Graduate degree a plus. Also required: administrative skills, flexibility, strong attention to detail, familiarity with nonprofits; commitment to economic justice; interest/engagement in left/progressive politics; ability to work in a fast-paced, cooperative, non-hierarchical environment. Graphic design experience (e.g., InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, or InDesign) a plus, as are web design skills (e.g.,WordPress or html) and economics training.

Compensation and benefits: Salary: roughly $42,000 full-time equivalent; health and dental benefits (or reimbursement for premium); paid holidays, four weeks’ paid vacation, paid sick/personal days; flexible work schedule.

To Apply: Please send cover letter, resume, and clips to: hiring@dollarsandsense.org with the subject line: Magazine Editor Job. Your cover letter should say what experience and skills you would bring to this position, why you would like to work at Dollars & Sense, and three or so story ideas. We will start reviewing applications on Monday, February 19 for a start date of April 1.

Economic Affairs Bureau, Inc. dba Dollars & Sense is dedicated to equal employment opportunity and sustaining a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce.