India Currents: Managing Editor Position Open

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POSITION OPEN: Managing Editor for India Currents

Who we are:

India Currents is a magazine that explores the culture, politics, and heritage of India as it exists in the diaspora. India Currents has been in publication since 1987, when it started as a utility for the burgeoning Indian American community. Over the years, India Currents has won considerable recognition for its content, including awards from the San Francisco Peninsula Press Club, California Journalism, New America Media, the Arts Council Silicon Valley, and the South Asian Journalists Association as well as a nomination for the Utne Independent Press Awards.

India Currents has published a print magazine from April 1987 to Dec 2017.  Fully digital today, it has the largest following among Indian media in the United States. Through the various digital platforms and social media, we reach 150,000 readers every month.

Job description

Editorial: Responsible for the editorial content on the website. Plan and curate content from freelance writers. Review submissions. Manage weekly newsletters, social media performance. Review analytics.

Public Relations: Represent India Currents at panels, media summits, and other forums.

Administrative: Interface with other media outlets to share editorial content and coordinate syndication. Submit articles for award nominations. Mentor 1-2 interns during the summer.

Candidate Requirements

India Currents is seeking a candidate with a strong background in writing and journalism, as well as an interest in Indian arts and community issues. 

Required: BA/BS or equivalent; excellent proofreading and copyediting skills; experience in working closely with authors and with digital publication procedures; attention to detail and deadlines; excellent verbal, analytical, and organizational skills; self-motivated; ability to work independently.

To apply:

Work can be done independently from anywhere. We meet once a week for review and collaboration.

Send a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples (opinions preferred) along with salary expectations to [email protected]. Mention “India Currents Managing Editor” in the subject line.

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