Online Editor

Posted On: February 4, 2014

Journalism Internship

Media Organization: Long Island Wins

Company Description

We are a non-profit communications organization focusing on immigration issues on Long Island and beyond.

Job Description

The online editor will report on, write, 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 one to two articles per day, involving a heavy degree of writing, rewriting, and editing. He/she will also manage a bench of freelance bloggers. The online editor reports to the executive director.

*Manage press outreach for organization’s events and breaking news
*Organize events throughout the year that promote the work of the organization
*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
*Oversee website content and management

*Strong reporting, writing, editing, and copy editing skills
*Knowledge of video, audio, and photo storytelling and multi-media editing
*Familiarity with content management systems and basic HTML
*Ability to travel on Long Island, including a reliable car and valid drivers license
*Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends
*3-5 years professional experience in online journalism or communications
* Master’s degree preferred
*Spanish-language skills a plus
*Interest in and knowledge of immigration issues

Salary and Benefits
The salary is competitive with other non-profits and includes health and dental benefits.

To Apply

Please email a cover letter, resume, and three published print or video samples with at least one print sample to Address the cover letter to "Hiring Manager."