AJC now hiring a local digital content producer

http://www.ajc.com/hiring/contract/local-digital-content-producer

NOW HIRING: LOCAL DIGITAL CONTENT PRODUCER
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is currently seeking a local digital content producer for ajc.com . This position is responsible for content that drives audience growth at the community level in metro Atlanta.
The content producer covers one or more geographically defined areas (for example, city; county or collection of communities) and produces original news and features, aggregated content and social media to engage our audiences. The person filling this role is expected to produce multiple pieces of socially sharable content daily across a range of topics – from crime to local government to education and things to do – to distribute across our websites and social media channels.
The ideal candidate displays a strong sense of urgency, high energy and tenacity to get complete content for AJC audiences on a timetable that promotes engagement.
Experience creating content in a variety of story forms — including mobile-effective articles, video, aggregated social media posts, databases and interactives — is a plus.
JOB DUTIES and TASKS :
· Use time effectively to frequently produce news and features stories customized for mobile, social media and emerging digital platforms. Publish 4-6 items per day, depending on level of complexity.
· Nimbly adjust to changing needs of the targeted audiences across a variety of digital platforms, including social media, search and emerging distribution channels.
· Communicate and work effectively with the public, colleagues and supervisors.
· Produce smartphone photos and videos and collect data and other information for maps, charts and other content.
· Use social media to gather information and to strategically disseminate information.

Demonstrate research skills, including knowledge of digital search tools and techniques and of websites relevant to the story topic or beat.
· Use or learn content management and other publishing tools for the production and aggregation of content.
· Collaborate with local team colleagues and audience content editors on advance coverage of key events for the local audience.
· Monitor websites for content that will drive audience.
· Measures and is accountable for pageview and visit targets for content he or she creates.
KEY SKILLS and TRAITS :
· In breaking news and routine news situations, able to quickly self-publish clear, concise and accurate stories with SEO-effective headlines.
· Able to build a network of news sources and possess a range of interview skills, adaptable to the situation.
· Able to quickly produce multi-source stories without significant inaccuracies or reporting gaps.
· News judgment to recognize situations that could expose the AJC to litigation over libel, invasion of privacy, copyright or other issues and involve supervisors as appropriate.
· Strong news judgment.
· Demonstrated ability to create content to meet audience needs across platforms.
· Strong ability to organize, analyze, interpret and disseminate information.
· Strong communication skills.
· Established social media presence on various platforms preferred. Interest particularly in Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Reddit and Snapchat. (Candidates should supply handles for verification.)
· Experience with Adobe Analytics tools preferred.
· A self-starter who thrives in a high-change, fast-paced and experimental environment.
· Is flexible and able to effectively pivot from crime news to features to education to local government. Must be proficient in reporting across a wide range of topics.

Collaborative; likes to work with others to achieve success.
· Detail-oriented and accurate.
· Strong written and verbal communication skills.
· Basic Photoshop and video production skills a plus.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
· Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, marketing, public relations, advertising, social media or related media field preferred.
· 1-5 years of experience creating content for a consumer website preferred. Ideal candidate has experience working on a community news team.

Good newsroom opportunity at the Gainesville, Ga Times

Hello all,
My name is Nate McCullough, the Publications Manager at The Times in Gainesville, Ga. We have an opening on our universal copy desk that would be a good opportunity for graduates looking to get a start in print media.

This job involves editing news copy, writing headlines, page design using InDesign and PhotoShop and some work posting content to the Web. While we do think digitally here and have people working on expanding our footprint in that arena, there is still a need for people who create eye-catching designs, write strong headlines and possess sharp editing skills and good news judgment in the print arena.

If you know of any recent or soon-to-be graduates who might be a good fit and are looking to get their foot in the door at a professional news organization, please tell them to send their resumes my way. And please feel free to forward this to your colleagues.

Thank you very much for your time,

Nate McCullough
Publications Manager, The Times
345 Green St.
Gainesville, Ga 30503
nmccullough@gainesvilletimes.com
770-718-343

Job opportunity at the Gainesville, Ga Times

Hello all,
My name is Nate McCullough,  the Publications Manager at The Times in Gainesville, Ga. We have an opening on our universal copy desk that would be a good opportunity for graduates looking to get a start in print media.

This job involves editing news copy, writing headlines, page design using InDesign and PhotoShop and some work posting content to the Web. While we do think digitally here and have people working on expanding our footprint in that arena, there is still a need for people who create eye-catching designs, write strong headlines and possess sharp editing skills and good news judgment in the print arena.

If you know of any recent or soon-to-be graduates who might be a good fit and are looking to get their foot in the door at a professional news organization, please tell them to send their resumes my way. And please feel free to forward this to your colleagues.

Thank you very much for your time,

Nate McCullough

Publications Manager, The Times
345 Green St.
Gainesville, Ga 30503
nmccullough@gainesvilletimes.com
770-718-3431

 

Summer Job Opportunity for Students

My name is LaQuesia Gorins and I’m the hiring manager here at FrogTutoring.  FrogTutoring is an educational technology platform that facilitate 1-on-1 private tutoring offering the full range of academic courses and test prep. Our company has been featured on CNN and other media outlets.

We’re looking to hire some of your students to work not just as tutors but also as mentors to students in the community. We have found that  when students (K – 12 & College) are tutored by college students, then they will be more receptive and enthusiastic about the subject. I think this will be a great opportunity for your students to encourage and engage local youths, and enhance their resume while making $$$$$$.

Benefits:
Great pay- Minimum of $30 per session, tutor chooses which grade level and subjects to tutor, as well as having the opportunity to create  their own schedule, get driving compensation, periodic bonus and referral bonus.
How to apply:
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Can you please help us out and forwarding this to all your students so those who are interested can apply? If you need more information, please don’t hesitate to contact me. My information is listed below. Thank you!
LaQuesia Gorins

Hiring Manager at FrogTutoring, LLC

Office: (817) 717 7235 I Fax: (877) 904 0134

job1@frogtutoring.com | Skype: FrogTutoring5