We are currently seeking a highly meticulous, motivated and organized journalist to join a dynamic team to produce print and multimedia content targeting the global oil and gas drilling industry. Oil and gas industry experience/knowledge is preferred but not required. The selected candidate for this Associate Editor position must possess strong news writing, copyediting and proofreading skills and be ready to learn fast. The primary tasks are writing news, technical and feature articles and conducting video interviews. You must be proficient in Adobe InDesign.

This fast-paced job will provide experience in numerous aspects of print and digital publishing and requires high flexibility, organization and creativity. Ability to multi-task and meet strict deadlines will be keys to success.

Love to travel? Is writing while traveling a dream job? While this position is Houston-based, there will be multiple opportunities for U.S./international travel.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Writing news, technical and feature articles for print magazine, website and electronic newsletters

Copyediting news/technical/feature articles and press releases

Writing headlines and captions for highly technical articles

Conducting on-camera video interviews

Some layout will be required

Other tasks as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

Strong writing and editing skills

Strong grammar, spelling, punctuation skills

Copyediting & proofreading

Basic layout skills

Strong sense of news

Proficient in Adobe InDesign

Familiar with WordPress, Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop

Familiarity with AP style is preferred

Knowledge of Adobe Premier and HTML is preferred

Interest in technical subjects

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may submit their resume and 2-3 writing samples via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please be sure to include "JournalismJobs.com application for Associate Editor" in the subject line of your email. Please note that each applicant must undergo a writing test, plus a paid freelance assignment, to be considered.

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