Job Opening: Managing Editor Just Security
July 24, 2014

Just Security is seeking a full-time managing editor for the Just Security blog (, with effective start date of early to mid fall 2014.  The position may be located either in New York City or Washington, D.C.

Just Security is an online forum for the rigorous analysis of U.S. national security law and policy.  We aim to promote principled and pragmatic solutions to national security problems that decision-makers face.  Our Board of Editors includes individuals with significant government experience, civil society attorneys, academics, and other leading voices. Just Security is administratively based at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at New York University School of Law.

The Managing Editor will be primarily responsible for the managing the editorial content calendar and staff of the blog and working with other members of the Senior Editorial team and Just Security contributors to ensure comprehensive and balanced coverage of events and developments in U.S. national security.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience, with a generous vacation and benefits package.

To apply, please send a CV, cover letter, names and contact information for three references, and a writing sample to:  Audrey Watne at WatneA(at) by August 7th. Please include in the subject line: “Just Security Managing Editor”

Education/Experience Requirements:

Primary Duties:

Managing and Producing Editorial Calendar (60%):

Marketing and Outreach (20%):

Management and Administration (10%):

Other (10%):


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