Location: Telecommute position
Employment Type: Full-Time
The Chronicle of the Horse, the top sport horse news publication in the United States, is seeking an experienced editor for its website (coth.com). In this position, you’ll be responsible for organizing, assigning and editing the Chronicle’s daily online content, as well as assisting with editing and planning for our other products, The Chronicle of the Horse and Untacked magazines. Some weekend work and travel required. This is a telecommute position, and you’ll be required to be accessible to co-workers on Slack, as well as by phone for staff meetings.
The ideal candidate will have:
Salary commensurate with experience.
Benefits include vision, medical, dental and life insurance, paid time off and flexible hours.
Application should include a cover letter, resume, writing samples and editing samples. Send via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Us: The Chronicle of the Horse is the nation’s most trusted source for news, results and commentary for the English sport horse industry. Between our print and digital magazines and our website, we reach more than 250,000 sport horse enthusiasts each week. Targeted to competitors and equestrian sport fans, we report on the biggest hunter/jumper shows, dressage shows, events and steeplechases, as well as foxhunting and major shows abroad. Regular features include in-depth profiles, valuable health care and training tips, insightful opinion and commentary, all geared to the serious horse person.
Normal hours are Monday through Friday, 9 to 5, with some flexibility possible. Interns will work in our Middleburg, Va., office; telecommuting is not possible. Some weekends are spent on assignment. Rolling internships available.
Compensation is $7.25/hour or academic credit. Housing is the responsibility of the intern; we will assist in your search. A car is necessary.
Most of the editorial staff at the Chronicle started their careers as interns. The internship is a great fit for college graduates as well as top college students. Graduates of our internship program now work at news outlets like Practical Horseman, In Stride, The Horse, Condé Naste Traveler, Horse-Journal and CBC. Other former interns are now working in fields of equine photography and public relations, and others work as freelance writers.
In the past interns have written cover stories for The Chronicle of the Horse magazine, produced behind-the-scenes videos at events, blogged for coth.com and pitched ideas for projects to the editorial staff that we helped them carry out.
We accept applications on a rolling basis.
Emailed applications are preferred. Please send résumé, including cover letter, equestrian background, writing sample and availability to:
Mollie Bailey email@example.com