Editor – Donor Reporting
Pay Level: Unit 2 Level 7 $16.00/hr.
SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:
The editor for Jesus Film Project Donor Reporting will assist in the composition, production and publication of timely, effective, story-driven donor reports.
For additional information contact us at:
100 Lake Hart Drive, Dept. 2800
Orlando, FL 32832
FOR THIS POSITION:
- Edit donor reports and recurring publications (e.g., Annual Review, Annual Financial Report, Equipment Report) for grammar, spelling, style, structure and content according to ministry and industry standards.
- Coach 7+ writers on the Jesus Film Project Brand Identity Guidelines and Jesus Film Project Stylebook, providing feedback for writers’ growth in composing engaging, story-driven content.
- Fact-check content written by the Donor Reporting team as needed, to ensure accurate representation of raw material.
- Edit report layouts, providing feedback to graphic designer(s) to ensure consistency with the Jesus Film Project brand and excellence in creative vision, design and practice.
- Select, edit and post stories and photos on the internal staff blog. Provide assistance to Cru/Jesus Film Project staff members in the usage of field stories.
- Organize and/or provide training opportunities for the writers.
- Meet regularly with the other editors on the team for workload sharing, team strategizing and skills sharpening.
- Uphold and support confidentiality classifications and standards for communications.
- Help keep Donor Reporting current on industry standards and practices, including maintaining and updating the Jesus Film Project Stylebook.
OTHER FUNCTIONS (Nonessential):
- Demonstrate and model personal spiritual discipline and assist in the development of an environment on the team where individual team members grow in their own Christian walks.
- Professional development – engage in the Staff Development process including creating and implementing a Professional Development Plan (PDP) targeting areas of growth
- Perform related duties and special projects as assigned.
- Participate in regular meetings for the editorial team, including discussion, information dissemination and additional training.
- Participate in the annual Christmas calling campaign, making the required amount of calls.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- AP Stylebook
- Jesus Film Project editorial guidelines
- Editing and proofing for spelling, grammar, syntax, style and story structure Microsoft Office, Google Suite and Adobe InDesign applications
- Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy
- Ministry organization, operation, policies and objectives
- Modern office practices, procedures and equipment
- Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Coach writers to craft engaging stories of life change.
- Give clear and accurate instructions.
- Catch minute details and work toward the big picture.
- Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relations with others.
- Learn and apply policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
- Analyze situations accurately and determine an effective course of action.
- Handle multiple projects simultaneously.
- Adhere to deadlines and prioritize work accordingly.
- Work independently and as a team, staying on task with little direction or supervision.
- Put the success of the ministry above personal accomplishments.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
- A bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in English writing (or similar field) and two years of professional editing experience in the reporting or publishing field
- Knowledge or experience in mission or intercultural communications (preferred, but not required)
- Experience in nonprofit fund development or marketing (preferred, but not required).