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Writer/Editor

Location: Boone, NC, United States
Job ID: 11803
Date Posted: Sep 28, 2020

Job Description

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*Fluency in Spanish required with the ability to translate Spanish to English and communicate with Spanish speaking field staff and ministry partners.

Samaritan's Purse is a non-denominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. For over 40 years, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ.

We are currently looking for a Bilingual Writer/Editor (Spanish) to join our growing Communications department! In this role, you will be responsible for producing Spanish content (primarily text) and translating English text into Spanish as needed in overall communications efforts, both web and print. Also, in this position you we be required to translate and edit English copy into Spanish for ongoing ministry communications as need both for print and web, as well as advertising, fundraising, marketing, and promotional campaigns. If you are searching more than just a job, but a Career with lasting impact, come see how we accomplish that!

You will be given the opportunity to:

  • Maintains a personal, active relationship with Jesus Christ and is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.
  • Understand Samaritan’s Purse culture, style, and presentation, as well as our projects, ministries, and outreaches, and then be able to communicate that to a Spanish-language audience.
  • Must be Bilingual (English/Spanish).
  • Translate and edit English copy into Spanish for ongoing ministry communications as need both for print and web, as well as advertising, fundraising, marketing, and promotional campaigns.
  • Identify existing and potential content that may be of high relevance to a Spanish-speaking audience. and create/translate as appropriate.
  • Produce original Spanish language content as needed.
  • Develop creative concepts, plan, write, and edit in collaboration with other writers, graphic designers, photographers, and internet teams to produce effective print, web, and email content.
  • Work in close cooperation with other Spanish-language staff in the Communications Department.
  • Work with Samaritan's Purse staff in other departments (Operation Christmas Child, etc), Billy Graham Evangelical Association staff, and others as relevant.
  • Travel appropriately to Samaritan’s Purse field locations and related sites to gather information, conduct interviews, and report on ministry activities.  
  • Keep up-to-date on assigned projects or programs by maintaining communication with appropriate personnel and provide reports as required.
  • Copyedit and proofread work in Spanish as needed.

Ministry/Mission Requirements:

  • Faithfully upholds the ministry in prayer.
  • Maintains a personal, active relationship with Jesus Christ and is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.
  • Consistently participates in daily staff devotions.
  • Demonstrate behavior aligned with Samaritan's Purse Mission Statement, Statement of Faith, Hallmarks, policies, and expectations.
  • Effectively represents Jesus Christ to those within both personal and professional spheres of influence.
  • Maintain a strong Christian witness to colleagues, vendors, charitable beneficiaries, and the general public.
  • Follows policies and procedures of Samaritan’s Purse as set forth in the Policy Manual.

Our Benefits:

  • Career with Purpose!
  • Great work/life balance
  • Extremely Competitive 401(k) retirement savings plan (high matching)
  • Extremely Competitive Medical, prescription, dental & vision insurance
  • Competitive vacation and time off benefits
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Long term and short term disability insurance
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Location: Boone, NC, United States
Date Posted: Sep 28, 2020

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