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Company: IADC
Position:
Seeking motivated, versatile journalist
Location:
Texas
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
July 9, 2014
Job ID: 1526739

Description:

Seeking a highly meticulous, motivated and organized journalist to join a dynamic team to produce print and multimedia content targeting the global oil and gas drilling industry. No oil and gas industry experience/knowledge is required, but candidate must possess strong news writing, copyediting and proofreading skills and be ready to learn fast. Primary tasks are writing/copyediting/proofreading news, technical and feature articles and conducting video interviews. Must be proficient in Adobe InDesign.

This fast-paced job will provide experience in numerous aspects of print and digital publishing and requires high flexibility, organization and creativity. Ability to multi-task and meet strict deadlines will be keys to success. Position is Houston-based, but there will be opportunities for U.S./international travel depending on skill level and performance.

Key responsibilities:

* Writing news, technical and feature articles for print magazine, website and electronic newsletters

* Copyediting news/technical/feature articles and press releases

* Writing headlines and captions for highly technical articles

* Conducting on-camera video interviews

* Some layout will be required

* Other tasks as assigned

 

Required skills:

* Strong writing and editing skills

* Strong grammar, spelling, punctuation skills

* Copyediting & proofreading

* Basic layout skills

* Strong sense of news

* Proficient in Adobe InDesign

* Familiar with WordPress, Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop

 

Preferred skills:

* Familiarity with AP style

* Knowledge of Adobe Premier and HTML

* Interest in technical subjects

 

To apply, please send resume and 2-3 writing samples to linda.hsieh@iadc.org.

 

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