Do you enjoy pursuing new goals in a fast-paced, collaborative environment with lots of opportunity for learning and growth? If so, you might be our next Senior Editor! This is a full-time position. Candidate must be a committed Christian and support HSLDA’s mission to help families homeschool successfully.

What you will do

  • Become familiar with HSLDA’s voices and brand style, matching each voice to the appropriate content and ensuring brand consistency.
  • Help maintain and develop HSLDA’s internal style and publication standards and guidelines.
  • Edit, write, and/or ghostwrite articles, brochures, emails, ads, and other communications as assigned.
  • Identify developmental edits as needed and work with authors to correct flow, logic, and storyline.
  • Initiate or reply to correspondence regarding material published or being considered for publication.
  • Review visual design drafts (graphic design and videos) and offer feedback
  • Collaborate with our marketing and creative teams (and other departments as needed) in setting goals and planning, writing, copyediting, reviewing, and optimizing marketing campaigns and pieces (print, digital, and web).
  • Spearhead and serve on editorial teams implementing large-scale or long-term projects.
  • Review advertisers and advertising content for suitability.
  • Maintain awareness of current issues and entities in today’s homeschooling landscape.

What you will need

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 8–10 years of job experience preferred; or 12–15 plus years of related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in using the advanced editing and tracking functions of Microsoft Office software, and ability to use electronic communication and project tracking software
  • Ability to set objectives, schedule projects, and oversee projects to completion
  • Ability to interact professionally and personably with co-workers, customers, and the general public, and respond to customer feedback or complaints
  • Knowledge of publication process: print, digital, and online
  • Understanding of marketing process, terms, and practices
  • Proficiency in using guidelines and techniques for developmental editing, copyediting, and proofreading
  • Knowledge of design and layout capabilities
  • Ability to remain focused on task and give strict attention to detail, yet be flexible and adjust when the unexpected arises
  • Being a committed Christian who supports HSLDA's mission

What's in it for you

  • Medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Long-term care insurance
  • Long-term and short-term disability insurance
  • 401k retirement savings plan
  • Thirteen paid holidays, plus your birthday annually
  • Generous vacation and sick leave policies

Does this describe you? If so, please reach out to us! You can apply by sending your resume, cover letter, and three or four writing samples that best reflect your range and current abilities, to jobs@hslda.org with “Senior Editor” in the subject line.

About Us

HSLDA is a Christian non-profit advocacy organization located in Purcellville, VA that is experiencing rapid growth. We make homeschooling possible by protecting homeschooling families and equipping them to provide the best educational experience for their children.