MintPressNews.com is seeking a Part-Time and full time Assistant Editor to help oversee the production of our news site and staff.
The position would require the candidate to assist the MPN editorial staff in generating unique news ideas pertaining to national politics, policy, civil liberties, war on drugs, culture, foreign affairs, energy & environment, as well as assist in the production of the news site, and work as a liason between editors and staff writers as well as national &international correspondents.
The ideal candidate will have experience as an assignment editor and copy editor and/or assisting editor.
This position requires at least 3 - 5 years working in a national newsroom or national political atmosphere, preferably one that covers national politics & policy, foreign affairs and social justice issues, and aquires the following skills and attributes:
- Proficient In AP Style
- Political Science and/ or International Relations background and understanding
- Ability to work semiautonimously
- Proficient with Word Press CMS a plus
- Effective communication skills & professionalism
- Leadership skills and experience required
A Bachelors degree in Journalism, Political Science, or International Relations is required, and at least three years of News Writing, Assignment Desk Editing, or Journalism Writing experience is required, along with a real passion for bringing to light silenced social and political issues.
Please email resume and cover letter along with examples of materials demonstrating your skills and experience to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Position requires candidate to work in our Minneapolis, MN newsroom.
MintPress News is an equal opportunity employer. www.mintpressnews.com