Jobs: Open Positions

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All full-time positions listed below require that the candidate work on location at our studios in Detroit. Due to visa restrictions, we cannot accept international applicants. We are a non-profit and depend on donations and subscriptions to stay afloat; we will try to provide a salary commensurate with the position, with the understanding that we won't be able to offer the sort of pay a for-profit corporation can. Please keep this in mind when applying.

Copy Editor (1)

Requirements:

  • Proficiency in AP Style and Chicago Manual of Style
  • Minimum of four-year college degree (higher degree a bonus)
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Meticulous in addition to being fast
  • Professional copy editing/publishing experience required
  • Serious work ethic, disciplined and organized
  • Good working knowledge of current events in the Church and world
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to take direction and receive constructive feedback well
  • Excellent memory for details
  • Proficiency in online navigation and research
  • Background in news/journalism helpful but not required

Duties include:

  • Copy editing daily articles, text in videos, graphics, promotionals, flyers, etc. 
  • This job will require some work on the weekends

Candidate must be fully invested in the mission of Church Militant

Submit cover letter, résumé and two or more writing samples to editor@churchmilitant.com.

News Producer/Staff Writer (2)

Requirements:

  • Minimum of four-year college degree (higher degree a bonus)
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Publishing experience
  • Serious work ethic
  • Disciplined and organized
  • Good working knowledge of current events in the Church and world
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Must be meticulous, thorough and accurate
  • Ability to take direction and receive constructive feedback well
  • Excellent memory for details
  • Proficiency in online navigation and research

Duties include:

  • Daily written articles/reports
  • Video production

Candidate must be fully invested in the mission of Church Militant. Remote applicants will not be accepted for the full-time staff writer position. 

Submit cover letter, résumé and two or more writing samples to editor@churchmilitant.com.

 

Internal Site Web Developer, Technology 

We are looking for a skilled Web Developer who will be responsible for developing and/or designing internal websites for the apostolate.

A successful web developer candidate must be fully committed to the Church Militant mission, have serious work ethic, be able to learn quickly, detail-oriented, thorough, punctual, reliable, organized, highly efficient and excellent at communication. Preferably, the candidate will have knowledge in JavaScript, HTML, C#, ASP and CSS — experience in the SharePoint platform is preferable but not mandatory, with a willingness to learn.

Web Developer Responsibilities:

  • Website and software application designing, building or maintaining.
  • Using scripting or authoring languages, management tools, content creation tools, applications and digital media.
  • Conferring with teams to resolve conflicts, prioritize needs, develop content criteria or choose solutions.
  • Directing or performing website updates.
  • Developing or validating test routines and schedules to ensure that test cases mimic external interfaces and address all browser and device types.
  • Editing, writing or designing website content and directing team members who produce content.
  • Maintaining an understanding of the latest web applications and programming practices through education, study and participation in conferences, workshops and groups.
  • Back up files from websites to local directories for recovery.
  • Identifying problems uncovered by customer feedback and testing and correcting or referring problems to appropriate personnel for correction.
  • Evaluating code to ensure it meets industry standards, is valid, is properly structured and is compatible with browsers, devices or operating systems.
  • Determining user needs by analyzing technical requirements.

Web Developer Requirements:

  • Relevant experience
  • Proficient in JavaScript, HTML, C#, ASP, CSS
  • Proficient in SQL and SQL Server
  • Dedicated team player
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Solid ability in both written and verbal communication
  • Knowledge of programming language and technical terminology
  • Able to develop ideas and processes and clearly express them
  • High degree of independent judgment
  • Able to solve complex problems

Submit cover letter and résumé to technology@churchmilitant.com.