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Coordinator, Content Creation

  • Category: Technical Writing
  • Location: Alexandria, Virginia
  • Work Arrangement: Remote
  • Type: Full-time/Flex

Alexandria, VA based Association is looking for a Coordinator, Content Creation

Hours/Schedule: FT Flex

Job Type: Direct

Location: Remote 

Rate: $50,000 – $55,000 salary with excellent benefits

Job Description: 
The Coordinator, Content Creation writes and edits copy for publications and products, with a primary focus on the flagship magazine, digital newsletter, and online news. This position also identifies, follows, and reports on noteworthy events and sector trends to keep members engaged and informed.


  • Serves as in-house copywriter for print and online publications 
    • Produces a variety of content types including news briefs, news analysis articles, profiles, case studies, photo essays, etc.
    • Works closely with publication editors to hone angle and scope of assignments.
    • Researches assignments via press releases, background research, and firsthand interviews (phone, email, occasionally in-person).
    • Follows industry trends proactively and independently, while staying abreast of new developments of interest to professionals.
    • Provides spot reporting for events.
  • Substantively edits articles.
    • Confers with publication editors to understand the desired angle.
    • Ensures articles conform to established, in-house style rules.
    • Works with external authors (subject matter experts) to get review and approval of edited drafts.
    • Collects, reviews, and organizes associated graphics and photos.
  • Identifies and pitches potential article topics, including locating noteworthy developments in the sector as well as brainstorming ideas for original trend pieces.
  • Assists with review of page proofs.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or a related field, preferably with an educational background in or commensurate experience with science or engineering concepts.
  • 1 to 4 years’ experience in newspaper, magazine, or trade journal publishing; experience writing for print and digital channels; experience covering science, environmental, and/or nonprofit tropics strongly desired; multimedia experience preferred.
  • An understanding of print and digital publishing; knowledge of AP Stylebook and rules of grammar, punctuation, and proofreading; social media savvy.
  • Comfortable working with Microsoft Office programs.
  • Excellent writing skills and ability to create engaging content; strong research and interviewing skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong attention to detail; comfortable working with editors and internal and external experts; good problem-solving skills, as well as good listening and communication skills.
  • Ability to travel to events up to 3 times a year.



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