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Company: Times-Union Media
Position:
Editorial Writer
Location:
Florida
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
February 13, 2013
Job ID: 1460927

Description:

Times-Union Media is looking for an experienced Editorial Writer for our Editorial Staff.  The future will be a very exciting time to be a part of the best journalism team in the metro area.  This person must be a talented, energetic and curious writer who will report and write editorials and opinion pieces in various media for both The Florida Times-Union and Jacksonville.com. In addition, this person may, from time-to-time, represent Times-Union Media in public. 

 Qualifications:

  • College degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Must have ten years of proven journalistic experience or communications.
  • Excellent communication skills along with public speaking expertise.
  • Must possess highly developed reporting and writing skills.
  • Presents own ideas for editorials.
  • Should be able to juggle daily deadline requirements and long-term projects as well as page makeup duties.
  • Ability to use or learn page layout and video programs.
  • Proven aptitude for quick, creative thinking with acute attention to detail.
  • Must have ability to manage multiple, changing assignments and meet demanding deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and intrapersonal skills required.  Must be open-minded and able to work in a collegial culture that develops consensus on issues.
  • Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver's license, and current automobile insurance.

 We Offer:

  • Ongoing paid training opportunities
  • Growth opportunities for advancement
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, short- and long- term disability, personal time off and holiday pay, 401(k), and expense reimbursement

Qualified applicants may submit their resume along with cover letter, samples of your writing and multimedia work to: tujobs@jacksonville.com.  Please include the job title in the subject line.  No phone calls please.

 Thank you for understanding that due to the large volume of resumes received it is not possible to acknowledge receipt of each resume.

 EOE

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