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Job Opportunities

Associate Editor - Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission

Will serve as communications coordinator for the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission, which is a legislative agency located within the Division of Legislative Services. Duties include:

  • Responsible for all aspects of manuscript preparation and print publication of Signature Conference programs
  • Serve as editor-in-chief of all Commission communications, including Signature Conference materials, brochures, marketing material, etc.
  • Perform research and assist with preparation of reports, speeches, press releases, articles, etc.
  • Oversee marketing of Commission publications as appropriate
  • Review and compile applications to use the Commission's logo
  • Assist with social media communications
  • Provide proofreading assistance to legislative bill drafting editing office, as may be needed during the General Assembly session
  • Other duties as may be assigned

Position is full-time with state benefits at pay band 4. This position is funded through June 2016.

Send cover letter and resume by September 4, 2014 to:

Cheryl Jackson, Executive Director
Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission
201 N. Ninth Street
General Assembly Building, 2nd floor
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Office: (804) 786-3591, ext. 276
cjackson@dls.virginia.gov
www.VirginiaCivilWar.org

Proofreaders

In September of each year, the Editing Office accepts applications for temporary, full-time proofreaders for the upcoming General Assembly Session. Night and weekend hours are required in December and early January in addition to 40-hour workweeks.

A bachelor's degree, computer proficiency, and proofreading/editorial experience are required. Work for the 2015 Session begins October 27, 2014, ends January 16, 2015, and pays $19/hour.

To apply send a resume with cover letter to Lilli Hausenfluck, Chief Editor, Division of Legislative Services, 201 North 9th Street, 2nd Floor, Richmond, VA 23219 or to lhausenfluck@dls.virginia.gov. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on September 25, 2014.