Posted On: August 10, 2015
Media Organization: The Queens Courier
Schneps Communications publishes The Queens Courier, The Ridgewood Times, The Home Reporter and 16 other publications in Brooklyn and Queens, reaching hundreds of thousands of readers every month.
An established Queens-based media company seeks an ambitious writer to join our digital media division. The reporter will be responsible for creating successful campaigns for clients through writing stories about and relevant to their businesses that will get as many pageviews as possible online and maximizing sharing on social media. The reporter will also use company and personal social media outlets to build traffic; help define and create reporting to evaluate success of campaigns; work with the digital, sales and editorial departments in several capacities to achieve a mutual goal of increasing traffic and user activity on the site and social media and achieving digital revenue goals; moderating the website and serving as a backup to the digital editor.
The qualified candidate MUST be a current New York City resident; very active in social media; have a knack for knowing popular trends; be a creative self-starter open to new ideas and concepts; work well with the team and clients; be proficient in English and have a web-savvy writing style. Knowledge of WordPress and Queens, as well as prior experience in journalism or marketing, are pluses.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org, include cover letter, resume and writing samples.