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Company: 22nd Century Media
Multi-talented assistant editor
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
November 15, 2013
Job ID: 1494284


22nd Century Media, a media publishing company with 11 newspapers and branches in Northbrook and Orland Park, has an immediate full-time opening for an assistant editor to join its rapidly growing team in Orland Park.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in working in an entrepreneurial, fun and fast-paced environment. 

Primary responsibilities include: helping plan a weekly newspaper consisting of a news, life and arts, and sports section; covering local events and meetings; photography; staying on top of breaking news; and working within a team of editors and freelancers.

Copy-editing skills and vast knowledge of AP style and grammar are a must.

The ideal candidate for this position will be detail-oriented, a team player, energetic and have a creative mindset. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Suite and Adobe InCopy. Previous experience working in a newsroom is preferred.
A four-year journalism degree from an accredited college or university is required.

To be considered for this opportunity, please send a copy of your resume and three (3) writing samples at your earliest convenience to EOE.

No phone calls please.


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