Newswire Editor

Employer
Location
New York City / Long Island
Posted
May 04, 2014
Closes
Jun 03, 2014
Contact
Mr. Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
PR.com, one of the leading press release distribution services, seeks a self-motivated, competitive and proven editor to work in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities:

- Edit and proofread press releases for spelling, grammar, clarity, accuracy, style, objectivity, news value, libelous content, etc.
- Provide customer service, editorial assistance and consulting through incoming phone calls and emails.
- Perform other responsibilities as assigned, such as drafting and revising press releases, social media, blogging, research, etc.

Requirements:

- Superior writing, editing, researching, communication and proofreading skills
- Bachelor's degree in journalism, public relations, communications, English or related field or equivalent experience writing or editing for a news, publishing or public relations organization
- Strong self-motivation with ability to prioritize multiple tasks, working independently or as part of a team
- Technical skills and computer literacy; proficiency in standard business applications (i.e., MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Web, etc.)
- Willing and happy to work as hard as it takes to meet and exceed goals
- Experience working with customers in a consulting or customer service capacity a plus
- Marketing, search engine optimization, and social media expertise a plus

PR.com is a young, financially secure, fast growing company.

Excellent long term opportunity with huge growth potential.

Please submit resume and cover letter, and mention reference code MB0504NE.

We offer employees a comprehensive array of generous benefits, including medical, paid time off, 401(k) and more!

Job Location: New York City / Long Island (plus, potential for telecommuting)