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We have several staff positions open and we welcome you to apply. A term with Daughters of Promise provides a valuable opportunity to work with a large creative team and continue honing your own creative talent.

We ask all staff to acknowledge their willingness to support and uphold the DOP Guiding Principles in the content they provide to the magazine. We understand that DOP’s conservative Anabaptist position is not for everyone. Before applying, please review our Guiding Principles to be sure that you can support them should you be brought onto our team. Thank you!

 

Current Staff openings

 

Gather Recipe Columnist

Cooking and baking are an important part of our heritage. The Gather column is a celebration of good food, featuring 4-5 recipes in each issue of the magazine. The Gather columnist is responsible to create or adapt recipes for the issue, as well as provide stylized photography of each dish. She will work closely with the Recipe Editor, Brittany Velasquez, to understand each issue's theme and brainstorm ideas for the Gather column. A Pinterest mood board will be provided for each issue's visual aesthetic. The Gather columnist will have 4-6 weeks to work on each new assignment.

Please note that images are subject to minor editing at the Photography Director's discretion. Edits are performed only as needed to bring cohesion to the images throughout the issue.

This is a volunteer position that can be done remotely.

Requirements:

  • 18+ years old

  • Minimum term of 1 year (4 issues)

  • Create or adapt 4-5 recipes for each issue, under the guidance of the Recipe Editor.

  • Experience in styling and shooting food photography. Must use a DSLR camera and have access to Lightroom of Photoshop for photo editing.

  • Strong, prompt communication skills

Compensation: credit lines in and free copies of each issue to which the Gather columnist contributes.

Copy Editors

Each staff editor will work one-on-one with DOP writers to prepare their pieces for publication. The editor will edit between 2-5 articles per issue (based on the editor's availability and DOP needs), and be given a minimum of three weeks to edit her assigned articles. A copy of DOP Writing Guidelines will be provided as a rubric for consistent editing.

Requirements:

  • 18+ years old

  • Minimum term of 1 year (4 issues)

  • Previous editing experience required (blogs, marketing copy, print publication, etc.)

  • Strong, prompt communication skills

  • Adherence to DOP editorial guidelines

  • Word processing software such as Google Docs, Word, etc., that allows both author and editor to track/view changes

Compensation: credit lines in and free copies of each issue to which the photographer contributes.