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Company: iTech Post Media Group
Position:
Seeking Technology Editors and Reporters
Location:
New York
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
April 8, 2013
Job ID: 1473721

Description:

iTech Post Media Group is hiring consummate and Web-savvy editors and reporters for its technology news sites iTech Post and Mobile & Apps , and reporters for video game news site GameNGuide.

For iTech Post and Mobile & Apps - The applicant MUST have prior experience in online editing/reporting for TECHNOLOGY/SCIENCE/HEALTH news sites or blogs.

For GameNGuide– The applicant MUST have prior experience in online reporting/editing for GAMING/TECHNOLOGY news sites or blogs.

Minimum Experience Required:

Reporters - 1 years and above

Editors - 2 to 5 years

Requirements For Reporters

1. Experience and talent in (online) reporting on smartphones, tablets, laptops, gadgets, apps, software, mobile accessories, video games, etc.

2. A prolific writer who can punch out a compelling story quickly.

3. Knowledge of how to generate and draw online traffic by crafting search engine-friendly stories and headlines and using social networks and online groups/forums to promote the stories.

4. Eye for trending/viral topics with "a finger on the pulse of the Internet."

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

6. Excellent research skills.

7. Accustomed to handling strict deadlines and working 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 online technology or science news site.

2. Sharp writing and editing skills.

3. 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. Excellent track record of leading and motivating the editorial staff to reach their online traffic goals.

7. Effectively manage multiple projects at a time. Experience of working in a fast-paced, results-driven environment with varied responsibilities.

8. Ability to stay on top of the most important stories and trends in smartphones, tablets, laptops, apps, software, mobile accessories, gadgets, etc.

9. 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 editor/reporter, state in Subject field 'ED - (Your Name),' or 'REP – (Your Name),' accordingly.

You must be ready to join work immediately.

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