Part Time Editor Writer for Community Newspaper

Prescott Part Time

Marshall Enterprises - Job Details

Posted: Jan 04, 2021
Expires: Mar 01, 2021

Marshall Enterprises is a local media company that has been publishing various publications in the Brockville/Prescott & Gananoque marketplace since May 2011.

We own Uncle Bucks News ( www.unclebucksnews.com ) and Living Here Magazine (livingherebrockville@weebly.com )

Our readers can pick up Uncle Bucks News in over 200+ locations weekly in the Brockville/Prescott/Gananoque/1000 Islands Township/South Dundas marketplace.  

Living Here is a full colour glossy Magazine that concentrates on stories and features of Local People/Places/Lifestyle/History/Arts & Entertainment in this Regional Contact Type Magazine.

New Media Venture - A Community Newspaper serving the South Grenville Marketplace

 We are immediately looking for LOCAL Editor/Writer  for a brand new Community Newspaper that would have background and diploma in Journalism and has worked in a  Newspaper/Magazine setting with Feature Writing experience with skills in interviewing and knowledge of subjects aforementioned. ( 3 years minimum experience)

 Editor must be able to handle multiple assignments and meet hard and fast deadlines. Must be able to write or assign multiple community-oriented articles. Photography skills would be an asset as pictures would need to accompany the article.

Editor would assign word content depending upon story assignment to writers. Editor would handle the layout of the paper and have demonstrated experience working with software such as Adobe/Adobe photoshop/InDesign/Illustrator. 

 

The Editor would also be familiar with social media such as Website content /Facebook/Twitter/Instagram and be able to post some separate content on such platforms as needed.

 The Editor would have experience in covering some of the following content:

Municipal Government/Council/Non-Profit Organizations/Local News/Personal Features/History/Agriculture & Farming News/Outdoor Living (ATV, Hunting, Boating, Fishing)/Local Sports (Golf, Curling, Hockey, Cross Country Skiing, Snowmobiling) Health & Wellness/Senior’s Page.

We are looking for an Editor that can cover Prescott & South Grenville Area & Iroquois Municipality.

The Editor MUST LIVE IN THE AREA/MARKETPLACE.

Editor would be compensated according to experience and negotiated either hourly or salary with the opportunity to making this a full time position as revenues for the paper grow and readership grows as the paper evolves.

This is an excellent opportunity to continue an individual's professional skills and a ground floor opportunity to contribute to your community in a New Community Newspaper to serve as the New Voice for South Grenville and its residents.

Editor must have access to their own laptops or computers/internet access and a cell phone with a vehicle to cover assignments within the designated territory.

 

Contact Mr. Marshall with a resume and cover letter indicating body of work with an attached sample(s) of work and experience with also a vision of what you see your role in the community and newspaper would be.

Marshall Enterprises -jmarsh46@bell.net 613-342-0428   Job Type: Editor/Writer part time

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