The Mountaineer/The Biltmore Beacon, a division of Mountaineer Publishing, Inc.
is seeking a full-time Special Sections Editor in Waynesville, NC.
Applicants must possess journalism experience at a newspaper or magazine in an
editing role, with an emphasis on pagination, editing and writing. Applicants are
adaptable to changing deadlines and layouts; able to work calmly, accurately, and
quickly under pressure within the advertising department.
Knowledge of and interest in Western North Carolina news would be helpful, as is
excellent news judgment and the ability to write, edit and work calmly with outside
customers with precision and professionalism.
This is a full-time position and offers a benefits package that includes dental, paid
time off (vacation and sick); and a 401k with employer match with a starting wage
of $17.00 per hour.
Specific responsibilities include:
-Content management and creation of multiple special sections
-Working with outside customers to create special event sections
-Editing freelance articles
-Interviewing authoritative community members for stories
-Writing timely and topic-specific articles. Light editing of photos
-Occasional advertisement building Required skills:
-Proficient in Adobe InDesign
-Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop
-Adobe Illustrator skills a plus
-Strong organizational and time-management skills
-Basic photography skills
Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
To apply, attach your resume, including salary requirements and a minimum of
three writing and three design samples and send them
to firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject of ATTN: MPSSE
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