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Company: News & Review
Position:
Master Storyteller - Managing Editor, Client Publications
Location:
California
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
June 24, 2013
Job ID: 1494982

Description:

The award-winning Sacramento News & Review is creating new opportunities.  Our mission is to publish great newspapers that are successful and enduring.  To create a quality work environment that encourages employees to grow professionally while respecting personal welfare. And to have a positive impact on our communities and make them better places to live.  Building on our strengths, our business is growing; check out recent client publications at http://www.newsreview.com/sacramento/ClientPublications.html .  

We are hiring a hands-on Managing Editor-Client Publications to oversee and create advertorial copy for local and national client publications on a variety of topics, which range from not for profits to public agencies.  This may include interviews, profiles, translating complicated financial/scientific information into easily understandable information points for the everyday person, company histories, etc.  The Managing Editor will write 3-6 articles weekly and manage up to 9-15 freelance writers/photographers. Will develop and maintain project schedule, coordinate and participate in client meetings, and work closely with our art direction team. 

Our ideal candidate will have excellent time management skills and ability to work within deadlines, a strong work ethic and excellent communication skills.  Co-workers describe you as a great team player and person with above average creativity and sense of humor.  Must be able to effectively work with the public and clients to foster good communication and awareness of the News & Review.

Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in journalism, English, or marketing; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Experience writing for a daily newspaper, magazine or alternative weekly preferred or experience in writing branded collateral (ie. brochures, public service guides, programs, press releases, strategic plans, etc.) for not-for-profits, public agencies and/or corporate businesses.

This position is located in Sacramento, CA.  Relocation assistance is not available; please only apply if you are able to begin work in Sacramento within three weeks of an offer.

How To Apply:
If interested and qualified, please e-mail your resume, three samples of your work in a PDF format or links to a URL, and answer the following questions to jobs (at) newsreview.com.  Write “Client Managing Editor – Your Name” in the subject line.  APPLICANTS WHO DO NOT FOLLOW THIS APPLICATION PROCESS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED:

When sending your resume, please answer the following questions in the body of your e-mail:

1. Why are you well-suited for this position?
2. This position requires the ability to meet chaotic (sometimes unrealistic) deadlines, convert complicated concepts into stories that are easily understood by the everyday person, and touch the heart of the reader so that they will commit to becoming involved in a charity or community activity. Describe the skills you have that would make you successful in this area.
3. What are you passionate about?

*Samples submitted in support of candidacy consideration will not be returned. No telephone calls, including agency reps, please. This position will remain open until filled. Chico Community Publishing, Inc., dba News & Review is an EOE.

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