Editorial Assistant

Location
Lake Dallas
Posted
Oct 26, 2012
Closes
Nov 25, 2012
Contact
Ms. Bristal Tidd
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Editorial Assistant
SUCCESS.com

Attention journalism grads—Start your professional journalism career with this entry level position at a national newsstand publication. SUCCESS magazine is looking for a brilliant Editorial Assistant for its online editorial department, SUCCESS.com. This position could be considered a hybrid between an editorially-minded administrative assistant and an administratively-minded beginning staff writer. Must have impeccable time-management and organizational skills. Excellent spelling, grammar, punctuation, proofreading skills.

Bachelor’s degree required, communications or journalism degree preferred. Minimum one year experience (college paper and internships ok) in print or online journalism. Must have reliable transportation.


Essential job junctions include:

1.Support online editorial staff with scheduling interviews, answering reader email and corresponding with writers/contributors
2.Compile newsletter content, and edit content as needed
3.Fact check and update previously published articles
4.Post blogs onto the SUCCESS Blog with WordPress
5.Post videos onto the SUCCESS Video site with WordPress
6.Load articles into our Content Management System with e-Publishing
7.Perform basic SEO processes such as cross linking to related content, rewriting headlines for web
8.Possess a grace-under-fire personality that does not require constant direction, but is nonetheless eager for more responsibility
9.Pitch in as needed for various components of SUCCESS.com, including but not limited to scanning press releases for newsworthiness, rewriting press release content for news briefs on SUCCESS.com and other tasks as needed

This is a full-time position on site in our Lake Dallas office. Telecommuters will not be considered. Email resume and cover letter with salary expectations to hr@videoplus.com. For more information about SUCCESS magazine, visit SUCCESS.com.

Due to the volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to all applicants. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. SUCCESS Partners is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strongly supports and values diversity in the workplace.

No relocation offered.


*Salary requirements a must.

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