Content Editor Needed for Community Paper at the Foot of the Sierra

The Union, Grass Valley, California

Date Posted July 11, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Website http://www.swiftcom.com/careers

Description:

The Union newspaper, a six-day newspaper in Grass Valley, Calif., seeks a content editor with the creativity and design skills to make our print pages pop and to produce engaging online content that helps us grow audience online and in print. 

Our content editors edit copy, design news pages, craft online content and assist our digital efforts through social media postings. This is a great opportunity for a creative, web-savvy journalist in a daily newsroom that covers a highly engaged community. Our digital efforts have grown online audience by 50 percent over the past two years and now we seek to turn that audience into loyal readers by publishing engaging content that is highly relevant to our community. Top candidates have excellent communication skills, command of grammar and AP style, page design experience, and a strong grasp of social media.

Western Nevada County’s community of Grass Valley, Nevada City and the surrounding area is situated in the natural beauty of the foothills on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada. Outdoors activities are abundant here, as are entertainment options, locally and nearby in Lake Tahoe, Reno, Sacramento and the Bay Area. This full-time position offers competitive compensation and a full benefits package. 

To apply, please visit www.swiftcom.com/careers and select job 1790.

Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

 

Qualifications:

 

Swift Communications is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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