The Biblical Archaeology Society employs an editorial and business staff of approximately 15 professionals. BAS offers student internships during the school year and in the summer. BAS’s office is a stimulating, friendly environment convenient to the Tenleytown Metro station in Washington, DC.
Cover letters and résumés may be emailed, unless otherwise indicated, to firstname.lastname@example.org, faxed to the attention of Janet Bowman at 202-364-2636, or mailed to Personnel, Biblical Archaeology Society, 4710 41st Street NW, Washington, DC 20016.
Position Title: Assistant Editor
Location: Washington, DC
The Biblical Archaeology Society (BAS) was founded in 1974 as a nonprofit, nondenominational, educational organization dedicated to the dissemination of information about archaeology in the Bible lands. BAS educates the public about archaeology and the Bible through its bi-monthly magazine, Biblical Archaeology Review (BAR), an award-winning website (www.biblicalarchaeology.org), books and multimedia products, as well as tours and seminars. Our readers rely on us to present the latest scholarship in a fair and accessible manner. BAS serves as an important authority and an invaluable source of reliable information.
The Assistant Editor will work closely with the BAR Managing Editor in the DC office to edit scholarly writing for a popular audience, write short pieces on a variety of topics within Biblical archaeology, copy-edit manuscripts, execute research and perform administrative tasks as assigned.
• A bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies, Archaeology or a related field (graduate education preferred)
• Strong writing, research and editing skills
• Computer literacy with the Microsoft Office Suite
• Self-starter and independent worker
• Good at taking direction
• Ability to multitask
• Strong interpersonal skills
Please submit a cover letter, résumé, writing sample and contact information for three references to Megan Sauter, Managing Editor, by email at email@example.com.
Work Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours/week)
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Closing Date: August 26, 2016