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Mediashift job openings

http://www.pbs.org/mediashift/mediashift-job-openings.html

The following are job openings for PBS MediaShift. To apply for the positions, please email us at mediashift [at] pbs [dot] org. Please read each job description carefully and fulfill all the requirements clearly in your email to us. Please apply for only one job, and indicate which job you are applying for in your email subject line.

Managing Editor

MediaShift is looking for a managing editor to primarily run the MediaShift website, edit stories, work with contributors and maintain editorial tone. The job includes mostly copy editing work, as well as some writing and reporting. Will work closely with a small team. This contract job is conducted by telecommuting, and will require about 20 hours of work per week. Should be located in North or South America.

Job Requirements

> 5 years of editorial experience with an online publication with 50,000 unique visitors/month or more
> Extensive experience managing writers
> Excellent copy editing and proofreading skills
> Experience working with blog platforms, especially Movable Type
> Ability to do basic photo cropping and editing
> Knowledge of the media business, especially new forms of journalism and digital media

Please send us a message with the following information in three paragraphs or less:

> Recent online publications you have edited.
> Your experience working in online media.
> Your experience related to covering the media or new media business.
> Why you are uniquely qualified for this job.
> Explain your take on MediaShift’s mission.

Include a link to your resume or CV, three references, as well as links to three recent stories you have written and three recent stories you have edited.

Compensation

$1750 per month

Deadline to apply: Friday, April 8, 2011.

Associate Editor

MediaShift is looking for an associate editor to primarily run the Idea Lab website, edit stories, work with contributors and write a bi-weekly email newsletter. The job includes mostly copy editing work, as well as some writing and reporting. Will work closely with a small team. This contract job is conducted by telecommuting, and will require about 15 hours of work per week. Should be located in North or South America.

Job Requirements

> 3 years of editorial experience with an online publication with 50,000 unique visitors/month or more
> Extensive experience managing writers
> Excellent copy editing and proofreading skills
> Experience working with blog platforms, especially Movable Type
> Knowledge of the media business, especially new forms of local journalism and digital media
> Previous work experience or extensive knowledge of the Knight Foundation

Please send us a message with the following information in three paragraphs or less:

> Recent online publications you have edited.
> Your experience working in online media.
> Your experience related to covering the media or new media business.
> Why you think you would fit with the MediaShift philosophy.

Include a link to your resume or CV, three references, as well as links to three recent stories you have written and three recent stories you have edited.

Compensation

$1,200 per month.

Deadline to apply: Friday, April 8, 2011.

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