Outreach, Inc.
  • 26-Oct-2017 to 25-Dec-2017 (PST)
  • Magazine
  • Colorado Springs, CO, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Employer contribution to health, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD, 401k and much more.

Online Editor for Magazine Website with high degree of proficiency i WordPress, Social Media, SEO and related skills and experience. The Online Editor also plays a significant role with the print magazine.

Outreach, Inc. is a church marketing & media company that equips the Church to reach people for Jesus Christ through over ten websites that reach around the world, two magazines, a speaker's bureau, Apps, websites, print products, and more. We're looking to add an Associate Editor (Online and Print) to our team. Working here isn't just about doing your job productively; it's about being on a team and living the culture. We truly care about one another and work in a collaborative environment. How does that play out? Through competitive salaries, and benefits like PTO, health, life, vision, 401k and so much more. A "Best Christian Workplaces 2016 & 2017", we are located in the heart of Colorado Springs--Olympic City USA.

MISSION (Job Summary): 

The Associate Editor (online and print) contributes to the effectiveness of the award-winning Outreach magazine, both print and online, through excellent and timely writing, editing and issue planning; through maintaining an awareness of trends shaping the American evangelical church and its outreach; and through fostering effective relationships and collaboration with readers, churches and church networks.

OUTCOMES (Job Task, Metrics or Accountabilities):          

  • Write and edit online and print features, as assigned, with excellence and timeliness 
  • Assume initiative for magazine features and departments, as assigned, planning and assigning content; maintaining productive relationships with freelance writers and church contacts; ensuring that assignments are completed on time and in accordance with the magazine's editorial guidelines and expectations, with fidelity to our statement of faith        
  • Actively contribute to magazine planning and evaluation meetings'which implies an awareness of trends, both in the church and in the broader culture, as well as actively following how leading churches are seeking to reach their communities and have a redemptive impact on the broader culture        
  • Maintain a regular schedule of tracking local church outreach ideas and events to ensure a constant flow of church-tested ideas to populate the website and to feature in magazine church profiles; contact and network with these churches so they feel a sense of inclusion and "ownership" of the magazine        
  • Contribute to additional editorial projects and research, as assigned        
  • Coordinate online, e-newsletter and social media efforts, in concert with the editor, editorial team and affiliated and partner content providers'helping to ensure a steady flow of timely, audience-appropriate content with expanding reach and deepening engagement.  

COMPETENCIES (Job Requirements, Skills, or Knowledge) 

  • Supports company culture by a commitment to the Mission, Vision, and Core Values of Outreach, Inc.
  • Accuracy'Does not make careless errors, completed work is correct, editing, copy editing and proofreading are exemplary, according to Associated Press Stylebook, the Christian Writer's Manual of Style and Webster's Dictionary
  • Continual Process Improvement'Proactively and strategically identifying and analyzing business and editorial processes for optimization and implementing new systems and strategies for improvement
  • Creativity'Generates new ideas, supports change, provides innovative solutions, solves problems creatively
  • Efficiency'Able to produce significant output with minimal wasted effort
  • Initiative'Looks for ways to do things better; is a self-starter, and fosters the development of new approaches and methods
  • Productive'Meets or exceeds the standards for quality of work; cares about doing a good job with a desire to improve; stays busy and does not waste company time
  • Calm Under Pressure'Maintains stable performance when under heavy pressure or stress
  • Organization'Sets priorities, create goals and timetables to complete required tasks or projects; tracks progress and makes necessary adjustments to efficiently complete



  • At least a B.A. in journalism or communications'or equivalent experience 


  • Proven experience as an effective and excellent writer, editor, copy editor and proofreader, with experience in both print and online communications.
  • Proficient in website content management systems (such as WordPress) and social media tools.
  • Well-acquainted with the beliefs and trends of the American evangelical church.
  • Acquaintance with other areas of the magazine business a plus; how editorial relates to design and production; circulation and fulfillment; marketing and advertising.

Job Classification:  

  • Exempt
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