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Company: iTech Post Media
Position:
Hiring Technology Reporters / Editors / Copy Editors
Location:
New York
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
February 18, 2013
Job ID: 1462280

Description:

We are hiring consummate technology reporters, editors, and copy editors for our two technology/science news sites - Mobile & Apps and iTech Post - and video gaming site - Game & Guide. The job positions are for our newsroom in Manhattan, New York.

The applicant MUST have prior experience in online media reporting/editing/copy editing. Applicants who have experience in working as reporters/editors for technology news sites will be preferred.

Minimum Experience Required:

Reporters: 1-5 years

Editors: 3 years and above

Copy Editors: 1-3 years

Technology bloggers are welcome to apply for the position of reporter.

General Requirements:

1. Graduate/Diploma/Certificate in Journalism.

2. Prolific writer with sound knowledge of latest developments in technology and science, especially smartphones, tablets, laptops, gadgets, software, social media trends, apps, video games, entertainment, smart homes, auto tech, robotics, biotech, science & space, and alternate energy.

3. Talent in finding trending/viral topics with "a finger on the pulse of the Internet."

4. Excellent research skills.

5. Sound knowledge of SEO and use of social media/forums for purpose of online traffic generation.

6. Accustomed to handling strict deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.

7. Excellent in English and talent in using images, headlines and other publishing elements to form compelling and unique/original stories.

8. Sound knowledge of AP Style.

Additional Requirements for Editor:

1. Sharp writing and editing skills. Edit stories written by reporting staff and update the front page of the site.

2. Strong leadership skills. Experience of managing reporting staff and training staff to identify and write stories that thrive on the real-time Web.

3. Strong problem solving, analytical, and decision-making skills.

4. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

5. Experience of working in a fast-paced, results-driven environment with varied responsibilities. Ability to effectively manage multiple projects at a time.

6. Ability to stay on top of the most important stories and trends in the U.S. technology industry.

7. Strong work ethic, innovative mindset and attention to detail.

Salary/Base Compensation:

Per industry standard. Excellent bonus scheme.

How to Apply:

Submit your application with [1] resume and [2] past writing sample(s) of relevant stories (provide link of your story if it has been published on the Web) to editor@mobilenapps.com. If you’re applying for the position of reporter, editor or copy editor, state in Subject field 'REP - (Your Name),' 'ED – (Your Name), ' or 'CED – (Your Name)' accordingly.

Right candidates will be hired immediately.

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