Positions Available at Jewish Federation &

Jewish Foundation of Nashville & Middle TN

Editor of the Jewish Observer 

Seeking an Editor for the Jewish Observer, which is a monthly newspaper and the official publication of the Jewish Federation and Jewish Foundation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee, which serves to educate and inform the Nashville-area Jewish community about issues and events of interest that affect Jewish life locally, nationally, in Israel and throughout the world.  The position of editor is part-time, approximately 20 hours per week, and reports to the Executive Director of the Jewish Federation. Journalistic and related job duties include producing original content, producing the Observer and an annual publication called the Guide to Jewish Nashville, posting content to the Observer website and proofreading publications. Currently, the editor works on production with a graphic designer. Administrative job duties include coordinating with a printer and other vendors, working with the Observer advertising manager and keeping in touch with local congregations and community members for regular news features. Goals for the incoming editor include improving the publication’s web presence.  Minimum job requirements: Bachelor’s degree, five years or more of journalism experience, including writing, editing, print journalism production, online journalism.  Salary is negotiable.  To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, a total of three samples of work which show the applicant's writing, editing and newspaper production, and three professional references which will be treated confidentially to Eric Stillman, Executive Director, Jewish Federation and Jewish Foundation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee, at eric@jewishnashville.org.