YM360 is seeking a full-time General Editor to contribute to the overall success of YM360's mission by managing the production of YM360 curriculum and discipleship resources. This individual will work to manage teams of writers, editors, and graphic designers in creating Gospel-centered youth ministry resources for the local church.
The General Editor for YM360 will work in a deadline-driven environment. He or she will need to be comfortable managing simultaneous projects with many moving parts across a dynamic and often changing timeline. This person needs to be a self-starter who values hard work and taking initiative.
The following components are the essential responsibilities of the General Editor:
- Work with a team on brainstorming Bible study curriculum and discipleship resources from scratch (including developing scope and sequence), including but not limited to ongoing curriculum, Event Resources, YM360 Short Studies, and devotional books.
- Work with GENERATE production team to write scripts for theme with future Event Resources studies in mind.
- Work with team to craft GENERATE themes, including Bible Study, marketing copy, and look/feel.
- Working proficiently and professionally with writers, copy-editors, graphic designers, and video producers to create Bible study curriculum and discipleship resources.
- General editing of any work (blog post, workshop manuscript, book, curriculum, etc.) done by both in-house authors and freelancers.
- Willingness to participate in marketing and other creative/brainstorming meetings (on an as-needed basis) across all YM360 initiatives, including GENERATE Camp, the CLEAR Conference, youth ministry training workshops, and so on.
- Contribute articles to the YM360 Blog.
QUALIFICATIONS + REQUIREMENTS
- Must be willing to support the Christian mission of YM360.
- A desire to serve the Church through a youth ministry organization
- At least 3-5 years experience in youth ministry in the local church
- A Seminary degree, though exceptions will be made for a candidate pursuing a seminary degree
- A high-level understanding of Scripture and a passion for seeing it taught to teenagers
- Excellent writing and editorial skills
- Computer skills, including a high-level of comfort working in Microsoft Word.
- An advanced understanding of the youth ministry “ecosystem”
- Proficient at multi-tasking within a fast-paced working environment
- A self-starter who can manage multiple projects across varying production calendars
- Able to work well on a tight-knit team, but function well individually
- Possessing a high level of organizational skills
- Ability to manage people and projects