Are you excited about Holistic Management and supporting the Holistic Management community? Do you love writing and telling stories? Come work for HMI as Assistant Editor for HMI’s journal, IN PRACTICE.
Since 1984, HMI has collaborated and worked alongside government agencies, NGOs, and businesses who work with family farmers, ranchers, tribal members, and pastoralists to support their communities as they grow and thrive. We share our educational programs and the knowledge and experience of our international network with these communities to support their adoption and evolution of regenerative agricultural practices that empower them to strengthen their businesses, produce healthier food, improve local wildlife habitats and protect the environment. Our mission is to envision and realize healthy, resilient lands and thriving communities by serving people in the practice of Holistic Decision Making & Management.
IN PRACTICE is HMI’s bi-monthly journal for anyone interested in land health, food security and cultivating thriving communities. It’s full of inspiring articles that will keep you in touch with the progress, innovations and excitement generated by people who are changing their lives by putting Holistic Management into practice. We have over 5,000 readers eagerly awaiting each issue to learn more about Holistic Management and the HMI network and programs.
The Assistant Editor position will support the Managing Editor in all aspects of the production of IN PRACTICE excluding the art production/layout and mailing which is already contracted. The position will include pitching story/article ideas, interviewing, writing, editing, advertising support, subscription management, theme development, gathering information from HMI staff and network to include in the publication, archiving files on HMI’s system and website, and other tasks as assigned by the Managing Editor.
Supervisor: Managing Editor
- Knowledge of Holistic Management and the Holistic Management network
- Strong writing skills, including ability to edit or ghost write
- Experience with writing for publications and pitching stories
- Experience with newsletter publication
- Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, including Publisher
- Experience with WordPress
Position is open until filled.
Contract Position @ $35/hour with approximately 60 hours per issue for bimonthly publication (6 times/year)
Please submit cover letter highlighting your experience with the Holistic Management community, 3 writing samples and your resume which should include 2 professional references to:
Managing Editor, IN PRACTICE