Writer/EditorDo you enjoy writing? Are you passionate about God’s Word and/or Bible translation? Use your writing skills to write original prose for various JAARS publications. You may be given specific assignments or be involved in the selection of the subject matter.

Help tell the exciting and varied story of how JAARS makes Bible translation and language development possible in the most remote and difficult places on earth.

Your work schedule may be flexible, depending on workflow and turnaround time. Make an impact in people’s lives as you communicate the life changing work of giving people God’s Word.

Brief Description

 Write original prose for various JAARS publications.

  • For a full-time volunteer or a staff person who raises support
  • Able to work in the US


  • Select subject matter based on personal interest or receive specific assignment from editor
  • Conduct research and make notes to retain ideas, develop accurate content, and obtain authentic detail
  • Organize material and plan arrangement or outline
  • Develop factors such as theme, plot, order, characterization, and story line
  • Be responsible to get feedback and approval for content from supervisors and any persons or partners involved in the content
  • Assist other writers by sharing ideas on drafts and projects
  • Accept feedback from other writers for the purpose of improving writing quality
  • This is a 1.0 FTE position
  • Demonstrate a deep and growing walk with the Lord Jesus that includes your personal growth and the ability to support others in their spiritual growth
  • Embrace the vision, mission, and core values of JAARS, and help us live them effectively

Education and Experience Desired 

  • Excellent creative writing talent and editing skills
  • College degree or equivalent in relevant field
  • Writer with at least one year of work experience
  • Must provide three samples of personal writing skills
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word including Review features
  • Familiar with Chicago Manual of Style
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