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In These Times seeks an associate editor

April 19, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

We’re looking for an Associate Editor to join our editorial team who can conceive, assign and edit stories across both web and print. We also encourage more experienced candidates to apply for the position and, if accepted, we would adapt the position to better fit that candidate’s profile. We’re particularly interested in candidates with experience editing reported stories about labor, politics and racial justice. This is a full-time, union position that reports to the Executive Editor.


  • Assign and edit web stories and print stories across a variety of topics
  • Cultivate and maintain writer relationships to grow the roster of diverse voices that contribute to In These Times
  • Help generate ideas for stories, regular coverage, and special reporting projects
  • Work collaboratively with team members on story planning, art and promotions
  • Keep abreast of developments in progressive politics and social movements
  • Depending on the candidate, there is the possibility for an increased role in web production and management


  • At least 3 years of experience as an editor for web and or print journalism
  • An understanding of and engagement with progressive politics and or social movements
  • Ability to tailor stories for both web and print publishing, with an eye towards creating engaging and unique stories

We encourage candidates who might not have all the experience listed to apply; for this role we value attitude, willingness to learn, commitment and flexibility.

Though not requirements, additional consideration will be given to candidates with:

  • Knowledge or sources in movements for workers’ rights and racial justice
  • Writing experience

Salary: Annual salary is $50,000 to $60,000, based on experience.

To apply, send a cover letter explaining why you are interested in the position, along with your CV and clips, to with the subject “Associate Editor.” This position will remain open until it is filled.

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