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Teen Devotional Editor

Job Title:                    Teen Devotional Editor                                 

 

Classification:            Hourly/Salaried

Reports To:                Executive Director

Dept:                           Teen Ministry                         

 

Summary

The Keys for Kids teen devotional (Unlocked) editor is responsible for both the long-term vision and day-to-day tasks associated with editing the devotional and overseeing potential products for teens. The editor will manage Unlocked staff, contracted writers, theological review, graphic design, and electronic/print publishing responsibilities.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Curate teen devotional content and work with authors/organizations to develop new material consistent with long-term vision of the organization
  • Review story submissions and edit accepted stories for publication
  • Recruit and manage staff and contracted writers
  • Manage theological review, graphic design, and electronic/print publishing processes
  • Attend writers’ conferences as a representative of Keys for Kids
  • Work with administrative team to brainstorm/develop content for teen app, additional products, and other ministry initiatives
  • Edit/proofread donor letters and other communications as needed

 

REQUIRED

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (including tracking changes in Word)
  • Communicates clearly and effectively
  • Deadline-driven
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to maintain grace under pressure
  • Ability to keep finger on the pulse of the audience
  • Ability to attend 2-4 writers’ conferences per year (local and out-of-state)

 

PREFERRED

  • Bachelor’s degree in English or similar field
  • At least two years’ experience in teen ministry/publications preferred, but will consider a go-getter who wants to make a difference in teens’ lives

 

Please submit cover letter and résumé to Greg Yoder at greg@keysforkids.org.

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Grand Rapids, MI 49501
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