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Company: The Villages Daily Sun
Seeking News Clerks
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
February 18, 2013
Job ID: 1464254



The Villages Daily Sun, America's fastest growing daily newspaper, is seeking news clerks to support for its expanding newsroom.
We are looking for 1 full-time and 2 part-time news clerks.
Successful candidates should be comfortable handling a variety of duties including: data entry of various community listings, rewrite press releasees into the newspaper's style and compile basic news briefs; scan and or/photocopy documents, correspondence and photos; handle some basic paginatoin of assigned features; support the administrative assistants with tasks such as coordinating events, preparing content entries and organizing and maintaining filing systems; and take photographs.
The Daily Sun believes in the future of print and is defying national trends of declining circulation numbers and downsizing staff. We cater to a senior population, but also cover the story of explosive growth in several surrounding counties. We're a 90-mile drive to the beach, the theme parks and the historic neighborhoods of Gainesville and St. Augustine. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and access to a highly regarded school system in one of the state's most idyllic settings.
Applicants should have a high school diploma or GED with two years related experience, as well as reliable transportation. In addition to being a fast and accurate typist (60 wpm preferred), applicants should possess basic writing, proofreading and editing skills. Candidates must have excellent computer skills, especially working in a MicroSoft Office environment. Familiarity with AP style preferred. Florida residents familiar with the area are a plus.
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