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Company: Tech Times
Position:
Technology Reporter
Location:
United States
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
April 14, 2014
Job ID: 1569776

Description:

Tech Times LLC is a New York-based digital media start-up that owns and manages several web properties, and reports on technology, science, health, and other related topics.
 
As part of our organization, you’ll enjoy a stable and growing environment, along with an office culture that rewards, recognizes and respects talent and achievements. We provide competitive compensation and offer a great environment and opportunities for growth.
 
We are looking for talented, passionate and goal-driven reporters (both full-time and freelancers) with at least 5 years experience in reporting on technology for major online technology news publications. 
 
Minimum Requirements:

 

1. Min. 5 years experience in reporting on technology for major online news publications

2. Proven track record of writing breaking news or scoops on technology or related industries

3. Solid network in the technology and media industry 

4. A prolific writer and a creative story teller (candidate must be able to give a unique shape and voice to each story)

5. Must possess knowledge of generating and drawing online traffic by crafting search engine-friendly (SEO) stories and headlines

6. Must know how to pick trending/viral topics with "a finger on the pulse of the Internet"

7. Sound knowledge in use of social networks, online forums, etc. to draw and engage readers. Being a social media junkie helps.

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

9. Excellent research skills

10. Accustomed to handling strict deadlines and e
xperience in working in a fast-paced, results-driven environment with varied responsibilities

11. Knowledge of AP Style.

12. Must be ready to work on weekends

 

Base Compensation:

 

Attractive compensation. Excellent performance-based incentives.

 

How to Apply:

 

Submit your application with [1] resume and [2] past writing sample(s) of technology (provide at least 3 links of your stories) to career@techtimes.com.

In your cover letter, state briefly your past work experience as a technology reporter and what you can bring to the table. 

Suitable candidates will be hired immediately.

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