Do you enjoy writing? Are you passionate about God’s Word and/or Bible translation? Use your writing skills to write original prose for various JAARS publications. You may be given specific assignments or be involved in the selection of the subject matter.
Help tell the exciting and varied story of how JAARS makes Bible translation and language development possible in the most remote and difficult places on earth.
Your work schedule may be flexible, depending on workflow and turnaround time. Make an impact in people’s lives as you communicate the life changing work of giving people God’s Word.
Write and edit original prose for various JAARS publications. This position can be filled by a volunteer or missionary who raises support.
Sel ec t subject matter based on personal interest or receive specific assignment from editor
Conduct research and make notes to retain ideas, develop accurate content, and obtain authentic detail
Organize material and plan arrangement or outline
Develop factors such as theme, plot, order, characterization, and story line
Be responsible to get feedback and approval for content from supervisors and any persons or partners involved in the content
Assist other writers by editing and sharing ideas on drafts and projects
Accept feedback from other writers for the purpose of improving writing quality
This is a 1.0 FTE position
Education and Experience Desired
Excellent creative writing talent and editing skills
College degree or equivalent in relevant field
Writer/editor with at least one year of work experience
Must provide three samples of personal writing skills
Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word including Review features