Hey there Journalists!
We are looking for a dedicated, open-minded, quick-learner to write and publish a variety of content for a niche news website that covers legislative changes and news related to the medical marijuana industry! If you have excellent communication and organizational skills, are looking for a fun, valuable job in an up and coming industry, we are interested in hearing from you!
You will primarily be responsible for generating article content for our news site and blog content for our blog, working under time constraints with little to no supervision. We want independent individuals with a passion for blog post/ article writing, with the ability to multi-task efficiently. We also have a preference for those with experience covering legal affairs, science or medical field news and who know how to write geared towards an online audience.
This is a part time position of 24 hrs/ week.
*journalism experience, additional editing experience preferred
*Strong reporting, writing, copy-editing and headline writing skills
*Knowledge of online article writing
*Ability to research and create story ideas related to current affairs in the industry
*Ability to work independently with little to no supervision
*Ability to also write blog posts
*Journalist Post-secondary education
*Basic Photoshop and HTML knowledge required
All interested applicants should submit an updated resume along with a cover letter outlining their journalist skills and reasons for wanting to work for our news site. Please also include links to your previous articles so we can evaluate your writing style and experience. Those who take the time to understand the industry we work in will receive instant brownie-points.
We look forward to receiving your applications : )