Reasons to Believe

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Copyeditor

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Instructor

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Media Production
Specialist

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Copyeditor 

Reasons to Believe is seeking a full-time copyeditor to provide editing and proofreading skills for a variety of ministry projects and publications. Candidates must have at least two years of editing experience in print and electronic publications, preferably in a technical/scientific environment. Interested individuals should send résumé and cover letter to careers@reasons.org

Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Proofreads and edits books, booklets, articles, web resources, news releases, promotional materials, and more
  • Coordinates all aspects of specific ministry publications, including newsletters, scholar blogs, and other regular communication streams
  • Helps maintain publication schedules for a variety of editorial projects
  • Corrects errors on website
  • Communicates professionally and respectfully in writing to RTB constituents
  • Assists the Editorial Director and Assistant Editorial Director with special projects and assignments

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English or related field
  • Proficiency in punctuation, grammar, and composition, with a working knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills
  • Computer proficiency, including word processing skills and accuracy
  • Able to work independently and as a team member
  • Growing Christian
  • Committed to RTB’s purpose, vision, and mission
  • Two years of experience required

 

 

Contract Online Instructor 

Reasons to Believe is seeking a Contract Online Instructor to track and monitor student progress, and to provide students with appropriate, timely feedback and assessments throughout the course. Candidates must have a Master’s degree in respective discipline (chemistry, physics, astrophysics, biochemistry, biology, genetics, paleoanthropology, and paleontology), Ph.D. preferred. Interested individuals should send résumé and cover letter to careers@reasons.org

Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Demonstrate familiarity with Reasons Institute/Reasons Academy syllabus, course content (lectures, textbooks), and grading policies prior to the start of the course.
  • Actively participate in online discussions with students; providing feedback, answering questions, and referring students to Reasons to Believe resources for further study.
  • Respond to student emails, questions, and comments within one business day.
  • Grade and provide quality feedback to students on their assignments within five business days.
  • Maintain constant communication with Reasons Institute staff concerning any student relations issues.

Qualifications:

  • Must hold personal beliefs consistent with Reasons to Believe’s Statement of Faith (including a belief in a historical Adam and Eve as the first humans), and a belief in biblical inerrancy as defined by the Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organization skills, detail-oriented, with an ability to meet daily and weekly deadlines
  • Ability to be proactive and work independently
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information
  • California residency preferable for some courses
  • At least one course taken through Reasons Institute

 

 

Media Production Specialist 

Reasons to Believe is seeking a full-time media production specialist to assist in design, editing, and production of video and audio resources that will advance both the RTB ministry and its faith-inspiring message. Qualified candidates must have two years of professional experience and must be able to see a project through from start to finish with little supervision. Interested individuals should send résumé and cover letter to careers@reasons.org

Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Produce visuals and design materials during content creation and production process
  • Storyboard, create, and develop visuals for “visual storytelling” videos
  • Assist in visual design creation, motion graphics, and visual assets for digital media
  • Assist in recording, editing, and producing weekly video podcast(s) and other video projects
  • Work with social media coordinator to manage RTB’s video presence online
  • Assist in audio editing projects when necessary

Qualifications:

  • Proficient knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Premier Pro, and After Effects
  • Understanding of multiple design styles and theory; demonstrated ability to create illustrations and graphics with multiple feels and genres––not relegated to one style of graphic design
  • Experience with videography equipment and audio/video recording
  • Proactive self-starter, conscientious—stays alert and takes initiative on projects and opportunities within vision of the team
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member on multiple media projects simultaneously––taking ownership for innovation, improvement
  • Strategic thinker, performs well under pressure
  • Eagerness to be challenged to develop and grow
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Growing Christian
  • Commitment to RTB’s purpose, vision, and mission