Landmark Community Newspapers
  • Grant County News
  • Williamstown, KY, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Editorial Assistant
Grant County News
Williamstown, Kentucky 

The Grant County News in Williamstown, Ky., has an immediate opening for a part-time editorial assistant. This person is responsible for proofreading, collecting news content and designing pages. The position reports to the general manager and will be 24 hours per week, non-exempt. The newspaper can be found online at www.grantky.com.  

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to work under deadlines in a team environment
  • Must be computer proficient
  • Knowledge of InDesign and Adobe Photoshop software a plus
  • Experience with Microsoft Word in a Mac environment
  • Proficient writing, spelling and grammar skills
  • Type a minimum of 50 words per minute
  • Excellent customer service skills that will delight customers
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Reliable transportation and a valid driver's license required

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Ensure proper placement on the website and in the electronic library of stories
  • Serve as back-up to front office; answer phones, assist walk-in customers
  • Process all copy that comes into the office from obituaries, anniversaries, education news, columns, letter to editors, anything and everything that is community-submitted. Work with funeral homes on obits and process obit plaques.
  • Go to court house and justice center to retrieve marriages, civil suits and other records for publication. Also gather police reports and indictments to type for publication.

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