Vegans of Color

Because we don’t have the luxury of being single-issue

VegNews is hiring an Associate Editor April 25, 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Amie "Breeze" Harper @ 12:14 pm

VegNews is hiring! A friend sent this to me. Seriously, if I were not a full time PhD student and tending to a newborn, I’d send my CV to them and propose that I include a monthly section that focuses on the intersections of race, class, and the vegan experience.


Associate Editor
Are you an editor with exceptional writing and editing skills? Would you like to work for a socially conscious, progressive, San Francisco-based business? We’re seeking a full-time Associate Editor at our Ocean Beach offices. The successful candidate must be extremely organized, detail-oriented, personable, and communicative. Candidate should have knowledge of and an interest in promoting a vegetarian lifestyle.

Primary Responsibilities:
~ Work with Managing Editor on editorial for VegNews Magazine,, e-newsletters, and blogs
~ Write headlines, deks, and captions
~ Field inquiries
~ Develop and present story ideas
~ Research, write, and copy edit stories
~ Attend events and publishing conferences
~ Plan, attend, and publicize VegNews events

Minimum Requirements:
~ Degree in journalism or English
~ Knowledge of Word and Excel
~ Knowledge of AP Style
~ Strong people skills and the ability to interact positively with staff and writers
~ Strong organizational and time management skills
~ Smart work, enthusiasm, and great ideas
~ Knowledge of vegetarianism a must
~ Willingness to travel occasionally on weekends

This is a full-time position (40 hours/week). Salary depends on experience. We offer a host of benefits to ensure a fulfilling experience, including health insurance, paid vacation, a daily vegetarian lunch, product sampling, complimentary event tickets, a fast-paced, casual work environment one block from the ocean, and the experience gained from working with a professional team to produce an award-winning national magazine that is growing by leaps and bounds.

Please send resumé (PDF, please) to Elizabeth Castoria at with “Associate Editor” in the subject line. Writing samples (preferably published) must be included to be considered. We want to know why you think you’re the perfect fit for this position, which means knowing the magazine. If you’re not familiar with VegNews, please pick up a copy at your local newsstand or order the current edition via our website or by calling 415-665-NEWS. No phone calls about the job, please.


2 Responses to “VegNews is hiring an Associate Editor”

  1. Oh, snap. I *need* a job. A writing/editing job. I’ve got the skills. But I can’t move to SF. Grrr. Good luck to whoever gets it!

  2. *jaw drops*

    thankyouthankyouthankyou for posting this!

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