|Date Posted||February 12, 2020|
|Industry||Newspapers / Wires|
Join the fastest growing division of the News & Review!
Are you interested in helping organizations develop public policy and strengthen their messaging? Would you enjoy supporting an editorial team that partners with knowledgeable professionals and experts in important topics such as education, foster care, the environment or dozens of other topics that have an incredibly difficult time explaining their organizations to anyone without a PhD in their respective fields?
The News & Review Publications Department produces a wide range of 4- to 16-page custom publications, which tell the story of an organization through profiles that illustrate its mission. The purpose is to move the readers to action. Our clients are primarily nonprofits, service organizations, and government agencies. A sampling can be seen at www.nrpubs.com. News & Review has produced over 500 custom publications that are handed out, inserted into newspapers, and used in various forms of social media.
The Editorial Coordinator supports N&R Publications with project management, editorial and administrative tasks that contribute to the overall efficiency of this growing department. N&R Publications produces brand content on behalf of client organizations, which generates revenue to support News & Review. The primary responsibility of this position is to support the Editorial team with completing production tasks including proofing/copy editing, inputting changes in InCopy, factchecking, and coordinating production workflow in Asana. Other support duties include writing, compiling production calendars, filing, morgue organization, processing freelancer payments, some correspondence with clients and interview sources, social media account management, social media optimization, creating accessible versions of the publications and e-publishing to N&R Publications website.
This position requires familiarity with editorial standards and principles of newspaper design. This position requires extreme attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines, and excellent communications skills between internal and external parties.
40 hours per week. Specific schedule to be assigned by the Editor.
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The News & Review is is proud to celebrate and exercise inclusion, free thinking, and equal opportunities in all aspects of our company structure. We prioritize creating workplaces that reflect the diversity within the communities we serve and where everyone can be their true, authentic self.
Through Indeed, please submit your resume and a thoughtful cover letter that includes at least one sample of your work or a piece you have assisted with, or links to a URL. In the cover letter, please answer the following questions:
1. Why are you interested in the Editorial Assistant position with N&R Publications?
2. What do you see as the biggest difference between the N&R Publications product and the weekly newspapers N&R publishes in Chico, Reno and Sacramento?
3. What are one or two things from your prior experience do you see as being the most relevant and valuable to help you succeed in this position?
4. If you could listen to only one band or artist/musician for the rest of your life, who would it be and why?
5. What is the title of the last book you read or the one you are currently reading? Any good?
6. Tell us something about you that we won't learn from your resume.
Applicants who do not fulfill all cover letter requirements will not be considered.
Due to the high volume of applicants, please do not call the News & Review to inquire about the status of your application. Please do not drop off a paper copy. Please do not email a copy to our team. Every candidate will be notified via Indeed once their application has been processed.
Good luck, and thank you for supporting independent journalism!