GRAPHIC DESIGNER/PRODUCTION EDITOR, Arms Control Today
Posted March 13, 2017
The Arms Control Association (ACA), founded in 1971, is a national nonpartisan membership organization dedicated to promoting public understanding of and support for effective arms control policies.
The Association's monthly magazine, Arms Control Today (ACT), is published 10 times a year and is available digitally, in print, and on the Arms Control mobile app. ACT is a two-color magazine (black with rotating spot color) with a four-color cover. An issue typically runs about 40 pages. Considered the authoritative voice in its field, ACT targets a small but active audience of policymakers, educators, advocates, and the interested public.
The design and production editor reports to the editor in chief. He/she is primarily responsible for layout, online publishing, advertising, and editorial assistance. The selected candidate will work closely with all members of the magazine’s staff to plan and publish ACT as well as ad campaigns and other Association reports. The Arms Control Association is an equal opportunity employer.
Salary commensurate with experience; position includes employer-provided health coverage, contribution to individual retirement account (after one year), paid vacation, and sick leave.
The design and production editor should have at least two years of professional experience in production and layout. He/she should have extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, with particular emphasis on InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat. Experience working with HTML as well as formatting photography for print and Web use is required; experience with Drupal is a plus. Strong writing and editing experience is a plus, photography skills is a plus, knowledge of social media tools and best practices is a plus, as is familiarity with international security issues.
The candidate should be well-organized, self-motivated, and detail-oriented. He/she should be comfortable working closely with colleagues and should be able to take initiatives as well as directions.
How to Apply
Qualified candidates should email a cover letter, resume, samples, and three references to [email protected]. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications received by April 7 will be given priority. No phone calls please.
*Those listing educational or job listings in both the print edition of Arms Control Today as well as the Jobs and Educational Opportunities page of armscontrol.org are charged a flat versus monthly fee (i.e., their ad remains on the website until the position is filled versus the standard 30-day listing period).
For information on posting an employment or educational opportunity in this space and/or in the print edition of Arms Control Today, please contact April Brady at 202-463-8270 x109 or email [email protected] with "ACT Advertising" in the subject line.
Posted: January 30, 2017