Editorial Assistant

Editorial Assistant

The Faribault Daily News is hiring!

We’re looking for an editorial assistant for the Faribault and Northfield newsrooms.

This position is the lynch pin that holds the Daily News and Northfield newsrooms together. The editorial assistant serves as administrative assistant to the regional editor and other staff members as assigned. Duties will include gathering web-only content that will increase the audience of the newspaper’s website and social media channels, as well as write briefs, maintain the calendar and interact with the public visiting the newspaper. The right journalist will also get opportunities to report and write.

The position works 30 hours a week between our offices in Northfield and Faribault.

Requirements include:
– Four-year post-secondary degree in journalism or a related field, or comparable practical experience in a work environment.
– Technical competence with Word and Web-based content management.
– Video and photography skills a significant plus.

Benefits include health, dental, life and long term disability insurance, flexible spending plan, paid sick and vacation and matching 401k. Send your resume and best writing clips to Jerry Smith, Regional Editor, Faribault Daily News, jcsmith@northfieldnews.com