Editorial assistant

J. the Jewish news of Northern California, San Francisco, California

Date PostedJanuary 10, 2017
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
Salary$35,000 to $40,000

J. the Jewish News of Northern California has an opening for a full-time editorial assistant who will handle a multitude of responsibilities. The position is based in our office in San Francisco’s Financial District, and will begin in late February.


Primary duties include:

Finding photos for J. articles and processing them for the web

Compiling our weekly calendar of events

Processing letters to the editor, lifecycle announcements and death notices


Candidate must be highly organized and proficient in Photoshop. Experience with WordPress is a plus. This is an entry-level position for a person who excels at multitasking with a high degree of accuracy and can operate with good humor in a fast-paced environment. Additional writing responsibilities are possible depending on skills and experience .


Please send a resume (and writing clips, if available) and a cover letter describing your qualifications for the position, your knowledge of Judaism and the local Jewish community, and your career hopes. Send to jobs@jweekly.com.


Job benefits include health insurance, 401K and pre-tax flex plans.



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