Posted On: April 15, 2014
Media Organization: Truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org)
Truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org) is a new national non-profit website and advocacy organization based in Madison, Conn. whose mission is to be the go-to online resource dedicated to empowering consumers to protect themselves against such deceptive marketing through education, advocacy, and the promotion of truth in advertising. Launched in 2013, the organization is an Ad watchdog site. TINA.org is independently funded and does not accept any advertising dollars to support its work.
Industry: Online Media, Non-Profit
Position: Staff Writer
Location: Madison, Connecticut
Job Status: Full-time
National non-profit consumer news and advocacy website based in Connecticut seeks an energetic and motivated staff writer to cover daily stories, work on in-depth investigations, respond to reader inquiries and tips and write blog posts for this growing organization that is capturing increasing national attention.
Candidates must have English or journalism degree or related field, demonstrated ability in WordPress and Basic HTML, as well as database skills such as LexisNexis, Excel, and Microsoft Office Suite. Video skills are a plus.
Candidate has to think creatively about compelling ways to present news online for consumers. Ideal candidates will also have a strong interest in consumer advocacy issues, experience in covering business news, and the interview skills necessary to ask tough questions of regulators, businesses and companies to get at the truth.
Preferred candidates will also have these qualifications:
· A demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative startup environment
· Attention to detail and fact checking
· Organization and time management skills
· Initiative, flexibility and a willingness to learn and take direction
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Must be willing to relocate to CT.
Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and three writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org
TINA.org is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse candidate pool.
Please send cover letter, resume and three samples of work to Editor at this email: email@example.com
No phone calls please.