Digital First Media

  • Part Time Copy Editor

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/31/2018 11:27 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-1754
    Time Type
    Part-Time
    Employment Type
    Regular
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    Overview

    Digital First Media is the parent company for The Boston Herald. We offer local news and information web sites and mobile apps offering rich multimedia experiences across the nation.

     

    The Boston Herald delivers the best of Massachusetts, serving high-value audiences and connecting advertisers to them. Our award-winning coverage and numerous content delivery options endear us to an ever-growing number of readers. Our in-demand multimedia products and personalized marketing services form a powerful communications tool for our clients.

     

    Leveraging the belief that people matter as much as technology, our suite of products including Adtaxi helps advertisers solve complex marketing challenges with custom, performance-driven solutions.

     

    Our remarkable people – with their digital fluency, product knowledge, and ability to position our differentiators – are as important as the products themselves. #DigitalFirstMedia #Associate

    Responsibilities

    The Boston Herald is seeking a part-time Copy Editor with social media skills to work up to four shifts per week. The successful applicant will have a strong commitment to accuracy, solid skills in editing for digital platforms and a flair for headline writing. Knowledge of Boston and environs is a must; knowledge of sports a plus.

     

    We build on original content all day long, grabbing the attention of a growing internet audience with sharp story packages, slideshows, videos and the use of Twitter and Facebook. This is a remarkable opportunity for an innovative copy editor who enjoys modern journalism and technology.

    Qualifications

    • Degree in journalism, communications or equivalent experience
    • Proficiency in editing video and creating photo slideshows
    • Clear and concise messaging skills in connecting with audience via Facebook, Twitter and other Social Media platforms
    • High ethical standards for honesty, integrity and accuracy in every professional journalistic manner
    • Strong commitment to learning new multimedia skills and training on new equipment as it becomes available and is necessary in the performance of the job
    • Working collaboratively with journalists and editors in a fast-paced, multi-tasking newsroom environment that sets high goals for success and meets them
    • Previous experience in working on Methode and WordPress systems a plus

     

    Applicants must be willing to work evenings and weekends.

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