Editorial Assistant

JOB OPENING IS CLOSED NOW. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY.

The following is a job opening for PBS MediaShift. To apply for the position, please email Executive Editor Mark Glaser at mediashift [at] pbs [dot] org. Please read the job description carefully and fulfill all the requirements clearly in your email to us.

Editorial Assistant

MediaShift is looking for an editorial assistant who will produce stories for our websites, manage guest posts and help with a bi-monthly newsletter. This is a part-time contract job that you can do from your own home or office. We prefer that you are a full-time freelancer, and don’t have a current full time job.

Hours: About 40 hours per month

Job Requirements

> At least 1-2 years of experience as a writer and editor.
> Knowledge of the media business, especially new forms of journalism and digital media.
> Experience with blogging platforms, particularly WordPress.
> Knowledge of and experience with aggregation.

Please send us a message with the following information in three paragraphs or less:

> Your experience working in online media.
> Why you are uniquely qualified for this job.
> What you see as the top three challenges for online publishing.
> Three ideas for stories on MediaShift or Idea Lab.

Include a link to your resume or CV, and three references.

Compensation

$800 per month

Deadline to apply: DEADLINE HAS PASSED. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY.

Target start date: September 15, 2014.

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