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Professional Staff Congress/CUNY, AFT Local 2334

Associate Editor

Professional Staff Congress/CUNY, AFT Local 2334


Description
The Professional Staff Congress, AFT Local 2334, is a progressive, activist union representing more than 20,000 faculty and staff at the City University of New York (CUNY). The PSC's newspaper, Clarion, has been frequently named as the best local union paper in the US. (Current issue can be seen online at www.psc-cuny.org/clarion; a PDF of the print edition is at www.psc-cuny.org/clarion-PDF.)

Associate Editor is a professional, unionized position, working as part of a collaborative team.

Responsibilities:
Under supervision, with latitude for independent decision-making: Reporting and writing news articles / Copy-editing, fact-checking and proof-reading articles and union publications / Communication with writers and photographers / Administrative work related to newspaper publication (e.g., maintaining files and budget records) / Drafting website articles, written informational materials and correspondence related to union’s communications goals / Participation in newspaper and newsletter production, and other communications projects Depending on experience, editing other writers’ work

Qualifications:
Qualifications: Demonstrated writing, reporting and editing skills / Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment and to be deadline and detail-oriented / Knowledge of standard office computer software / Ability to communicate clearly and directly, in writing and in person / Interest in being part of a progressive union staff team

Education & experience requirements: 4-year college degree / 3 years or more of writing and related experience for a periodical / 3 work references

Preferred:
Past experience working for a union, or other activist organization, is a plus / Skills with photography and/or PhotoShop skills are a plus

How TO APPLY:
Send cover letter, resume and clips to:

Patricia Young, Professional Staff Congress, 61 Broadway (15th floor), New York, NY 10006

Fax: 212-302-7815

pyoung@pscmail.org

About Organization:
The Professional Staff Congress, AFT Local 2334, is a progressive, activist union representing more than 20,000 faculty and staff at the City University of New York (CUNY).

The PSC is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, LGBT people and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.


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