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Air Safety Institute Assistant EditorAir Safety Institute Assistant Editor

Location: Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), Frederick, Maryland

AOPA Air Safety Institute (ASI), Assistant Editor, Temporary 15 hours/week

Job Summary

Writes, edits, and coordinates the delivery of high-quality, compelling, and engaging aviation safety educational material for the AOPA Air Safety Institute (ASI) in support of its mission to improve general aviation safety through industry-leading research, education, and outreach.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages the department’s outreach and product tracking calendars to determine which ASI products and other areas of safety-related interests should be covered in various publications and other outlets.
  • Writes ASI news and product stories for AOPA magazines.
  • Writes short articles and teasers for website, various newsletters, and marketing emails.
  • Researches subject matter for added credibility and persuasiveness.


  • Has or acquires in-depth knowledge of AOPA Air Safety Institute online safety programs (courses, videos, quizzes, etc.)
  • 1-2 years writing and copy editing experience.
  • Associate or Bachelor degree in journalism or related field. Professional experience may substitute for a degree.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Demonstrates initiative, punctuality, teamwork, effective listening, and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to rework copy to incorporate suggested edits and revisions, and accepts constructive feedback with a positive attitude.
  • Preferred: FAA Private Pilot certificate or higher with Instrument Rating.

Application Process

To apply for this position please submit your resume and cover letter including reference AET/ASI to:[email protected]

Or mail to AOPA, HR Department, Attention: AE Intern, 421 Aviation Way, Frederick, MD 21701.

AOPA is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.