Kentucky Genealogical Society

Newsletter Editor

Job Summary

Our grassroots non-profit organization is seeking a Newsletter Editor to oversee the weekly membership newsletter. The Newsletter Editor will work closely with the volunteer communications director and other volunteers to develop and implement programs that advance the organization’s mission and goals. The editor’s job is to edit and proofread newsletters for grammar, spelling, style, and punctuation and ensure they are delivered on schedule.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Edit and proofread newsletters for grammar, punctuation, spelling, and style
  • Plan email marketing campaigns and oversee their execution
  • Collaborate with marketing and graphic design teams on new newsletter deliverables
  • Maintain an up-to-date list of subscribers
  • Write newsletter content when necessary
  • Organize layout and select photos and graphics for newsletters


  • 1 year of experience publishing digital or print newsletters
  • Excellent editing skills and ability to adapt to our style guidelines
  • Working knowledge of email marketing services, such as MailChimp
  • Working knowledge of Google Docs or MS Word.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission and values of the organization
  • Member of Kentucky Genealogical Society for six months

This is a part-time, volunteer position. Expected time commitment is 3 hours per week.

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