Posted On: October 2, 2012
Media Organization: Long Island Wins
Long Island Wins is a non-profit communications organization focusing on immigration issues on Long Island and beyond. We work to promote commonsense immigration solutions that work for everyone, rooted in respect and dignity for all.
*Assign, edit, and publish multimedia blog posts and feature stories covering immigration news, policy, culture, and history on Long Island and nationally. The online editor will publish several articles per day, involving a heavy degree of writing, rewriting, and editing.
*Manage press outreach for Long Island Wins events
*Organize events throughout the year that promote the work of Long Island Wins
*Maintain a diverse mix of paid and unpaid bloggers and reporting fellows
*Manage social media campaigns and online ad campaigns
*Draft and edit grant proposals and office materials
*Strong writing, editing, and copy editing skills
*Knowledge of video, audio, and photo storytelling and editing
*Familiarity with content management systems and basic HTML
*Ability to travel on Long Island, including a reliable car and valid driver’s license
*Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends
*3-5 years professional experience in online journalism or communications
*Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred
*Spanish-language skills a plus
Salary and Benefits
The salary is competitive with other non-profits and includes health and dental benefits.
Please email a cover letter, resume, and three published print or video samples with at least one print sample to Lisa DeBourg at email@example.com.