Publications Editor

Atlanta, GA 1424 Northeast Expy NE 30329, 1424 NORTHEAST EXPY NE, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America Req #24986
Tuesday, March 14, 2023

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for an Publication Editor for the Southern Territory Headquarters, located in Atlanta, Georgia.


Job Summary

Plans, directs, coordinates, monitors, and participates in the production and circulation of Southern Spirit from inception to publication; ensures that USA Southern Territory publications inform, educate, recognize achievements, inspire, and promote The Salvation Army's mission, resources, and goals; develops and enforces policies and procedures regarding the same; directs and monitors the production of the USA Southern Territory publications on The Salvation Army internet websites; supervises the day-to-day operations of the USA Southern Territory publications staff concerning established goals and ensuring the efficient flow of work and compliance with established policies and deadlines.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of The Salvation Army's mission, philosophy, culture, protocol, and organizational structure.  Knowledge of modern principles and practices of all phases involved in publishing printed material, including writing, editing, and selecting articles, design and layout, and the printing and graphic process.  Knowledge of the principles and practices of desk-top publishing and ability to operate a computer.  Knowledge of the correct use of grammar and the English language.  Knowledge of all phases of producing a publication and to ensure compliance with The Salvation Army's mission.  Ability to write, edit, and select effective, informative, and entertaining articles.  Ability to monitor USA Southern Territory publications expenditures and to control costs to ensure compliance with budget limitations and to maximize use of funds. Ability to manage operations within budget guidelines.  Ability to perform both short and long-term planning to improve the publication as well as maintain quality.  Ability to ensure the accuracy and quality of all information printed in articles and pictures.  Ability to apply discretion and independent judgement with limited supervision.  Ability to supervise, maximize, and evaluate the work of subordinate personnel.  Ability to build and maintain effective and professional working relationships throughout the Southern Territory.  Ability to meet attendance requirements.  Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.  Ability to manipulate numbers.  Ability to operate a camera.  Ability to travel to various destinations.


Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in English, Journalism, or a related field. A working ecumenical knowledge of The Salvation Army, and  Four years of progressively responsible experience performing all phases of publication work.  or Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. 


Licenses/Certifications:  Valid Driver’s License


Physical Requirements/Working Conditions   

Work is performed in a normal office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts with noise, dust, dirt, and the like. 


Additional Comments:
All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

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Application Submittal Period: 03/14/2023 – 03/26/2023

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled 

Other details

  • Job Family THQ-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Public Relations
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 20
  • Telecommute % 20
  • Required Education Equivalent Experience
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  • Atlanta, GA 1424 Northeast Expy NE 30329, 1424 NORTHEAST EXPY NE, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America