Posted On: September 15, 2010
Media Organization:Guanabee Media
Guanabee Media, publisher of Guanabee.com --"Spicy Coverage for Latinos" -- is seeking a savvy writer for its news and entertainment section. As Associate Editor you will be responsible for covering pop culture, news and Latino gossip items. If you have an obsession with entertainment, news and gossip and possess a sensitivity for Latino culture, this job is perfect for you.
In this hands-on position you will be responsible for:
-Researching, writing and editing news stories that have national appeal for a young influential Latino audience.
-Write strong, authoritative headlines
-Copy-edit own work
-Add context and perspective to news stories
-Help manage original content for the site, including conceiving of story ideas and working with writers
-Report and observe trends in traffic figures
-Manage a network of contacts, publicists, freelancers, and tipsters
- 1+ year of journalism experience
- Prior experience with blogging and content management systems
- Ability to write clearly and persuasively
- Familiarity with online media landscape
- Extremely detail-oriented, comfortable multi-tasking and balancing concurrent responsibilities and deadlines
- Keen interest in entertainment, culture, and fashion
-Ability to work closely with a dedicated team of writers
-Excellent research, communication and organizational skills Sound interesting? Send us a brief cover letter, your resume and a couple clips. Better yet, take a stab at a story from todays news that you find interesting. Write a piece under 500 words that summarizes the news, links to other sources, and puts everything into context. Add a strong headline too.
The ideal candidate will be This is a work-at-home, 30-hour-per-week position. Having a high-speed internet connection and a reliable, relatively new computer is a must.