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Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI) is seeking to fill the positions listed below. Please note that only those individuals whose qualifications match the current needs of the organization will be considered applicants and will receive responses from ISRI.

Current Job Openings



Writer/Editor

This position reports to the VP of Communications and is responsible for developing, writing and editing daily news articles and other content for use in ISRI’s digital publications, including SCRAP News online, e-newsletters, websites, podcasts, and video programs.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)                                  

  • Work across the association – collaborating with other departments and member volunteers – to develop contacts and information sources for stories and other content intended to educate and inform ISRI members and the public.
  • Using AP style, write, edit and proof content as needed to help improve communication and storytelling across ISRI platforms.
  • Manage daily operations of digital publications, updates, uploads, corrections and archiving.
  • Develop contacts/sources for editorial content to be written or assigned to freelancers.
  • Assist in developing and project managing against an editorial calendar.

  • Job Specifications

  • Writing for digital news and information vehicles, including websites, e-newsletters, social media, podcasts, video scripts, and other publications.
  • Proofreading and copyediting
  • Research and fact-checking to ensure accuracy and to reinforce the credibility of ISRI as a source of news and information.
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Creativity
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, InDesign, and WordPress
  • General understanding of video and audio editing programs and techniques such as the use of Final Cut Pro, Audacity, and other tools.

  • Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required, major in journalism preferred. Five or more years’ relevant experience in journalism.

Have Questions?

Please refer to the contact details through individual job postings or email isrijobs@isri.org for additional information.