LPHQ job posting: Editor & Technology Developer

The Libertarian Party is seeking an editor and technology developer who shares our love of liberty and hopes to help the Libertarian Party succeed as a vehicle for implementing libertarian ideas. The position will be based at the Libertarian National Committee’s headquarters in Alexandria, Va.

The best candidates should have a range of skills, including:

  • InDesign page layout
  • Copyediting for content and AP style
  • Writing articles about LP candidates and solutions for shrinking government
  • Drupal 7.17 or higher
  • WordPress
  • HTML, PHP, and other scripting languages
  • MySQL in a web environment
  • API integration with PayPal and Authorize.net
  • FTP & SCP
  • cPanel & WHM
  • Linux servers
  • iContact (or comparable blast email client)
  • Social media management (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest)
  • Basic Photoshop skills (resizing, cropping, adjusting levels, etc.)
  • Final Cut video editing

You may be involved with preparing original content, but often will take content prepared by others. You will particularly be involved with final editing and distribution (meaning emailing, posting on websites and to social media).  Some examples of the publications you may be involved with are below:

We realize you might not have all of the skills desired above. It’s possible we can find workarounds where necessary. In your cover letter, please be sure to include:

  • List of skills (see above)
  • Website experience
  • Political experience
  • Fundraising experience

The Libertarian Party offers a competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with the candidate’s skills and experience.

If interested, please email a resume and cover letter to jobs2014@lp.org. Feel free to provide links to your work, and attach examples.

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