The Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia (WFNS) seeks a contract Managing Editor for the content development, administration, and production of Eastword, our quarterly member newsletter. The Managing Editor will draw on editorial and design experience, as well as excellent organizational and communication skills, to produce a professional quarterly newsletter for members of the WFNS. The ability to work with initiative and independence, and as a member within a team environment, is essential to fulfilling the responsibilities of this position.
The Managing Editor will serve as the primary contact for soliciting and developing content from member contributors, stakeholders, and partnering organizations. The successful candidate will be a Nova Scotian resident, working virtually from her or his own office. Although the successful candidate will be expected to attend at least one in-person meeting per year at the WFNS office in Halifax, most of the duties & responsibilities for this position may be conducted virtually through telephone, print, and electronic communications. As a result, the successful candidate must have access to her/his own computer and relevant software, particularly Adobe Creative Suite.