Posted On: April 30, 2015
Media Organization: Long Island Wins
We are a non-profit communications organization focusing on immigration issues on Long Island and beyond.
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, copyediting, and fact checking. He/she will also manage a bench of freelance reporters and bloggers. The online editor reports to the executive director.
The ideal candidate will be a content strategist, social media expert and will report on immigration news, issues and stories. High organizational skills and a keen eye for details are a must.
*Write and edit posts for our website
*Manage press outreach for organization’s events and breaking news
*Organize events throughout the year that promote the work of the organization
*Maintain and manage a diverse mix of paid and unpaid reporters and bloggers
*Establish social media strategy and manage social media 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 multimedia 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
*Spanish-language skills a plus
*Interest in and knowledge of immigration issues
Please email a cover letter, resume, and three published print or video samples with at least one print sample to Maryann Slutsky (firstname.lastname@example.org).