Jobs With Russian Life

Digital Editor ~ Internship

Russian Life seeks a Digital Editor intern to contribute to its online publication, The Russia File. Requirements:

  • Superb English writing skills (native English).
  • Ability to write succinctly, quippily, and knowledgeably about Russian culture (with little or no need for style editor intervention).
  • At least intermediate Russian reading ability.
  • Excellent online search, fact-checking, and news survey skills.
  • Excellent sense of humor and a taste for offbeat, under-the-radar news.
  • Basic HTML skills and comfort with CMS and online blog editing systems, including image manipulation, or willingness to gain this skill.

This is a part-time internship that is scoped at 2-3 hours per week and has a modest stipend.

To apply, fill in this form before December 24, but also be sure to take a look at our Weekly Russia File posts here to get a feel for what we do.

Freelance Journalists and Photographers

Much of Russian Life is written by freelance writers and illustrated with the work of fine freelance photographers. We are always looking for good story ideas from good writers. Read our freelance guidelines here, and then get in touch with us.

Freelance Translators

Do you take joy translating Russian nonfiction into flawless English prose? Russian Life is always looking to add qualified candidates to its stable of translators. If you think you have what it takes, use the contact form to send us a query, and we will reply for a request for a few short samples of your work.

Application Information

To find out more about any of the above position(s), please send us a short email via our contact form to indicate your interest (select "Job Openings" as the Subject). Be prepared to submit a polished resume and samples of past work.

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Russian Life is a publication of a 30-year-young, award-winning publishing house that creates a bimonthly magazine, books, maps, and other products for Russophiles the world over.

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Montpelier VT 05601-0567