Jews for Jesus is seeking a full-time Staff Writer to join our team in the San Francisco Headquarters office. Staff Writers communicate the views and values of Jews for Jesus in written form via newsletter articles, gospel tracts, news releases and web stories for direct mail, publications, marketing, web and electronic media. The Staff Writer must understand the strategic importance of Jewish evangelism and present its challenges in a fresh, stimulating style.
Responsibilities: research, write and edit content for articles, gospel tracts, etc.; proofread and edit the work of others; work closely with contract writers and any content they develop; write promotional copy for brochures and ads.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, communications, or similar academic discipline or equivalent experience; excellent written and oral communications skills, including the ability to compose engaging content; accuracy; excellent proofing and attention to detail; proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and internet/e-mail; able to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment and under tight deadlines; self-motivated; able to work independently; strong organizational skills; strong team player; ability to operate with all levels of staff; high energy; fast producer of diverse working projects; being Jewish is a definite asset.
You do not have to be Jewish but you do have to be acculturated to Jewish sensitivities to succeed in this position.
Preferred Qualifications: 3+ years of professional experience writing in a publications environment; typing speed of 50+ WPM; good Bible knowledge very helpful; strong strategic thinking skills
Submit cover letter, resume and three writing samples.