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Company: iTech Post Media
Position:
Seeking Technology and Gaming News Reporters and Editor
Location:
New York
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
March 11, 2013
Job ID: 1467783

Description:

iTech Post Media is hiring consummate and Web-savvy reporters for news sites Mobile & Apps and iTech Post , and reporters and editor for gaming news site GameNGuide. The job positions are for its newsroom in Manhattan, New York.

The applicant MUST have prior experience in online reporting/editing.

Applicants who have prior experience in working as reporters/editors for technology or gaming news sites will be preferred.

 

Minimum Experience Required:

Reporters - 1 years and above

Editors - 2 to 5 years

Technology bloggers, freelancers and remote candidates are welcome to apply for the position of reporter.

 

General Requirements:
 

1. Experience of (online) reporting on smartphones, tablets, laptops, gadgets, apps, software, green energy, health, science, space, video games, etc.

2. Prolific writer with above-the-curve knowledge of latest developments in smartphones, tablets, laptops, gadgets, software, apps, mobile accessories, video games, etc.

3. Sound knowledge of SEO and talent in drawing/generating online traffic via social media/forums.

4. Excellent in English and talent in using images, headlines and other publishing elements to form interesting, compelling and unique/original stories.

5. Talent in finding trending/ viral topics with "a finger on the pulse of the Internet."

6. Excellent research skills.

7. Accustomed to handling strict deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.

8. Sound knowledge of AP Style.
 

Additional Requirements for Editor:

1. Prior experience of working as an editor for gaming news site.

2. Sharp writing and editing skills. Edit stories written by reporting staff and update the front page of the site.

3. Solid leadership skills. Experience of managing reporting staff and training staff to identify and write stories that thrive on the real-time Web.

4. Strong problem solving, analytical, and decision-making skills.

5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

6. Experience of working in a fast-paced, results-driven environment with varied responsibilities. Ability to effectively manage multiple projects at a time.

7. Ability to stay on top of the most important stories and trends in gaming industry

8. Strong work ethic, innovative mindset and attention to detail.

 

Base Compensation:

Negotiable. Excellent commission/bonus scheme.

 

How to Apply:

Submit your application with [1] resume and [2] past writing sample(s) of technology/gaming stories (provide link of your story if it has been published on the Web) to career@itechpost.com. If you’re applying for the position of reporter/editor, state in Subject field 'REP - (Your Name),' or 'ED – (Your Name),' accordingly.

You must be ready to join work immediately as right candidates will be hired on the spot.

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