The Shambhala Sun Foundation is looking for an editor to work in the short-term as a member of our print and online editorial team. The successful candidate will be assigned to a variety of projects. The Shambhala Sun Foundation is an independent nonprofit based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and the leading publisher of Buddhist-inspired periodicals in North America.
The editor will be part of the editorial team that produces Shambhala Sun magazine, Lionsroar.com, and a soon-to-be published special interest publication.
Specific Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:
The ideal candidate for this position will have a working knowledge of Buddhism and excellent writing and editing skills, as well as:
- ability to self-manage and work to tight deadlines
- willingness to use and contribute to workflow systems and processes
- ability to work and communicate with others
- demonstration of creative use of resources
- ability to work independently
Payment will be commensurate with experience. The term of the contract is from February 2 to May 30, 2015. Candidates must already be legally able to work in Canada. All work will take place in-house. (Non-residents may be considered under certain circumstances.)
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter with Editorial in the subject line to Cindy Littlefair, HR, firstname.lastname@example.org. This job will remain posted until a suitable candidate is found.
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