Managing Editor

Please note that interviews for this position will be held during the first and second week of July, 2019. 

To advance the purpose of InterVarsity, this position will supervise and serve as editor for InterVarsity’s Editorial Team and work with the Director of Public Relations/Editorial Director and other leaders to develop messaging strategies for InterVarsity marketing and communications to a variety of audiences


  • Be a maturing disciple of the Lord Jesus Christ
  • Develop the editorial plan and oversee production of quality written communication to InterVarsity’s external and internal audiences.
  • Lead InterVarsity’s editorial team
  • Maintain professional growth and involvement
  • Contribute to the team effort
  • Maintain sound financial status
  • Raise agreed-upon financial support


  • Annually affirm InterVarsity’s Statement of Agreement
  • Previous professional writing and proofreading experience required
  • Previous experience supervising staff or volunteers, and/or leading teams required
  • Knowledge of the Bible, theological acuity, and an understanding of how to apply principles of hermeneutics
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in English, Journalism, Writing or related field.
  • An interest in biblical or theological studies required; Some formal training in Bible or theology preferred
  • Previous experience with InterVarsity as a student or a staff member preferred
  • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively within a diverse group
  • Ability to meet writing project deadlines
  • Familiarity with Microsoft software applications (Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style and AP Stylebook
City Madison
State: Wisconsin
Job Status: Full-Time / Exempt
Job Team: Communications and Marketing
VP Area: Advancement
Application Due Date: June 15, 2019

How to Apply

External candidates must submit:
  1. Completed InterVarsity General Application*

*If located in California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Vermont, or New Orleans (LA) use the General Application – without salary history

  1. Completed InterVarsity Staff/Pastor Reference
  2. Completed Employment Reference
  3. Email the completed application along with cover letter and resume to Human Resources.

Internal candidates must submit:

  1. Updated Resume
  2. Internal Application
  3. Email the completed application to Human Resources.

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA is both an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. We conduct hiring without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, membership in any labor organization, political ideology, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual. The status of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA as an equal opportunity employer does not prevent the organization from hiring staff based on their religious beliefs so that all staff share the same religious commitment.

Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e 1(a)) InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA has the right to, and does, hire only candidates who agree with InterVarsity’s Statement of Agreement: Purpose and Doctrinal Basis.