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LeaderTreks Youth Ministry – Chicago, IL

(Full-Time in Chicagoland)

Please send resumes to Jenny Daab, Publishing Director ([email protected]).

Responsible to: The Publishing Director

Accountabilities: Management of the content development process of Christian youth ministry curriculum at LeaderTreks. Developmental editor, copy editor, proofreader, writer; ensure that texts due for publication are well written, grammatically correct, and accessible.

Job Summary: The work will be a combination of editing work produced by others, writing, and managing contract writers in the process of content development for Christian youth ministry curriculum. The Editor is responsible for creating content, editing content created by others, managing contract writers, and overseeing some design work. From time to time the editor will work with the marketing team to create marketing content for the website, printed brochures, and electronic content to be delivered through the website. This person must be detail-oriented, excellent at developmental editing, a good writer, and have a working knowledge of the publishing business. This person must also have experience in youth ministry or ministry-related writing for high school and middle school students. A working knowledge of Adobe InDesign is a plus.

1. In agreement with and committed to the LeaderTreks Statement of Faith and the LeaderTreks shared values
  • Purpose

2. Fulfill all requirements of LeaderTreks Staff which are outlined in the LeaderTreks Staff Training Manual and staff handbook including but not limited to:
LeaderTreks policy and procedures
LeaderTreks Staff Values
LeaderTreks Trip Policy
Standard of Conduct
And all other policies outlined in the staff handbook and staff/team manual

3. Editing
Developmental editing, copy editing, and proofreading content produced by others
Ensuring copyright compliance in all publications
Maintaining LeaderTreks voice

4. Writing
Producing content for leadership and discipleship resources
Working with Marketing Team to produce website copy for products and marketing materials

5. Content development
Team member in the development of new products and resources
Developing and managing contract writers and editors
Oversight for the completion of resources in specific product lines

6. Design & Printing
Will work with Publishing and Design Teams to create great packaging
Ensure correct files are available to printer

7. Within job responsibilities assures efficient function of the LeaderTreks office, including but not limited to:
Following LeaderTreks documentation
Daily office communication including phone messages, emails, and inter-office memos.
Assisting with accounting procedures

Please send resumes to Jenny Daab, Publishing Director ([email protected]).

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