Local Editor, New Jersey (Remote, Work from Home)

Posted On: February 2, 2022

Journalism Job

Media Organization: Patch Media

Company Description

Patch is a network of hyperlocal websites covering community news in 1,200+ towns across America. Patch is everything local. Anchored by our award-winning journalism, we are the only major platform providing hyperlocal news and information to hyperlocal audiences. Known as “The Patch” in its towns, Patch strengthens communities and community organizations.

Job Description

If you are passionate about community news and want to work in a positive, supportive, entrepreneurial environment, APPLY NOW to be a Patch local editor. We are building a new editorial model that fosters autonomy for the local editor. We've grown year over year every year for the last five years, adding millions of new subscribers and hiring dozens of new local editors who set the agenda for community news coverage.

We are currently looking for several full-time local editors in New Jersey, specifically Ocean County and South Jersey.

Patch local editors are tenacious, agile, productive reporters and sharp storytellers. They also are:

>> obsessed with telling readers what they need to know about their communities
>> enthusiastic and innovative
>> smart, accurate headline writers
>> adept practitioners of social media and SEO
>> always eager to learn something new

Other considerations:

>> salary commensurate with talent
>> health insurance and wellness program
>> unlimited PTO
>> 401k eligibility for quarterly performance bonus
>> cell phone stipend
>> 10 paid holidays a year, including Juneteenth
>> twice a year growth and development reviews
>> flexible spending account / health savings account.

Patch is building an eclectic team to match the cultural diversity of our country. Patch offers competitive benefits, ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, and an equal opportunity workplace committed to providing employees with an inclusive environment free of discrimination and harassment.

To Apply

Please visit this link to see our New Jersey openings, and to apply ---> https://bit.ly/3gmti9v