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Senior Editor 

The Public Source is recruiting a versatile senior editor with significant experience in long-form journalism.

  • This is a full-time position (4 days/week) with a start date of April 15, 2024.

  • Applicants must be based in Lebanon.

The ideal candidate is a strategic and creative thinker — committed to quality public interest journalism — with at least five to seven years of experience as a journalist and/or editor.


The senior editor works closely with the editor in chief and the investigations editor to help:

  • Lead the development of the publication's editorial vision, mission, and long-term strategic planning

  • Set its tone, policies, and editorial direction

  • Refine its editorial strategy, procedures, and editorial production workflows

  • Commission and edit articles

  • Recruit, train, and nurture journalists and other media workers

  • Develop and implement communications and other strategies

  • Represent The Public Source whenever necessary (interviews with the press, conferences, speaking engagements, etc.)


  • Language & Editing Skills – A superb command of the English language

  • Leadership Skills – The ability to inspire and motivate others

  • Communication Skills – Respectful, timely, and thoughtful communication in person and online

  • Organizational & Time Management Skills – You can manage yourself and our shared workload efficiently and effectively

Applicants are kindly requested to learn more about us before applying.

Cover letter
Tell us who you are, why you want to work with us, and share work that illustrates your qualifications. We also welcome powerful writing samples, links to reporting or editing assignments you're particularly proud of, and accolades or criticism of your work.

Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

Salary Range (commensurate with experience)

We will be scheduling interviews with shortlisted candidates on a rolling basis. 

How to Apply 
Kindly submit your application by filling out the form below.  

Regular Contributors 

We invite editors, writers, and experienced or aspiring investigative journalists, to join us as contributors. 

Applicants are asked to send a CV, a cover letter briefly explaining their interest in collaborating with The Public Source, and a writing sample. 

We’re looking for curious and passionate contributors with great research, reporting, or editing skills — and the ability to be self-disciplined while working collaboratively. 

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