Maple Lake Messenger is hiring

Are you always looking for errors in the newspaper? Do you like working in a small work environment in a great little community? Do you like to use Facebook? Or maybe you are good at typing menus or church schedules? Have you ever thought about being part of getting a newspaper out each week? If these questions are something you’ve thought about, maybe being a Copy editor/Office Administrator for the Maple Lake Messenger is the job for you.

The Copy editor/Office Administrator performs editorial copyediting, proofreading, and application of style conven- tions on the weekly newspaper, ads, cut lines, and miscel- laneous projects. A Copyeditor has strong editorial skills, is passionate about accuracy, possesses strong communication skills, and has a high degree of personal accountability. The Office Administrator waits on customers, enters sub- scription renewals into the database, answers phones, makes copies for customers and calls advertisers on Salutes. This position is also responsible for uploading documentation to our website and Facebook pages. This job is a part-time position that requires the qualified person to be here on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and the hours are approximately (12-15 hours per week).

EDUCATION and Other REQUIREMENTS

•High School Graduate or above
• Prior editorial proofing work experience
• Strong attention to detail.
• Excellent planning and organizational skills.
• Effective written and verbal communication skills.
• PC Skills (Quark-will train)
• Strong social media skills (Web/Facebook)

Contact publisher@maplelakemessenger.com if you would like to apply today!

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