American Society of Magazine Editors

Deputy Publisher at Washington Monthly

Washington Monthly
Position Available
Deputy Publisher


Washington Monthly is a nationally recognized political magazine in its 49th year of publication, known for its independent voice and its ability to change policy debates in Washington and beyond. We are seeking a senior-level team member who will have responsibilities for a wide range of publishing-side activities, including:

  • Financial Planning and Reporting: Budget development and implementation; financial management and reporting.
  • Business Operations: Manage several part-time staffers who handle a variety of business and personnel operations, from author payments to office supplies to health insurance.
  • Development:  Participate in the formulation and execution of foundation proposals and grant reports; coordinate online and other individual donor fundraising campaigns.
  • Publication of Print Magazine: Pre- and post-publication activities related to printing and distributing the magazine, in coordination with the editorial, business, and advertising staff.
  • Publication of Digital Products: Participate in the operations and further development of the organization’s website, e-mail newsletters, and social media.
  • Circulation & Fulfillment: Subscriber/member acquisition, renewal programs, maintenance of database, coordination with fulfillment company.


  • At minimum, a Bachelor’s degree and at least three years of broad experience in at least some of the areas above, preferably in a non-profit environment, with an eagerness to be trained in the other areas. Communications and marketing experience also desirable.
  • Superior writing and critical thinking skills
  • Highly developed organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Quick-study, self-starter with the ability to work with – and bring order to – a team of obstreperous journalists

We are looking for someone who meets the above qualifications and has an interest in and commitment to the work of the Washington Monthly.  Send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Washington, DC