Contributing Editor

Contributing Editor
By: GreatNews.Life Last Updated: October 1, 2019

GreatNews.Life, publishers of Valpo.Life, Portage.Life, LaPorteCounty.Life, and NWI.Life, is seeking a full-time editor to join the team at the company's Valparaiso office.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Editing and posting articles and events to the website
  • Updating and managing the event calendar 
  • Event coverage on an as-needed basis  
  • Writing and editing articles and stories that highlight aspects of the Northwest Indiana community
  • Client engagement and project management
  • Ability to address issues after business hours
  • Dashboarding shifts i.e. social media management on all our platforms

Desired qualifications:

  • Energetic, with a self-starter mindset 
  • The ability to follow directions, think on your feet, and complete tasks in a fast-paced environment 
  • Solid understanding of social media and marketing including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram 
  • Ability to take constructive criticism 
  • Detail-oriented 
  • Passionate and enthusiastic about his/her work 
  • Flexibility in a role that is consistently changing, ability to work on occasional nights and weekends 
  • Degree in English, Journalism, Communications or Marketing is preferred 
  • HTML, CSS experience is a plus 
  • Experience using content management systems such as Joomla or Wordpress is a plus

*We are not able to offer benefits currently.

*This is an entry-level position Please apply on Indeed -   https://www.indeed.com/jobs