Employment Opportunities

Position Posted On:
Newspapers of Iowa County
100 W. Main St., P.O. Box 208
Marengo, IA  52301
Job Title:
Community editor
Job Type:
Arts & Communication
Full Time
Hours Per Week:
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How To Apply:
Contact Name:
Brian Rathjen  
(319) 642-5506
(319) 642-5509
Job Description:
Marengo Publishing Corporation seeks a community editor for award winning East Iowa weekly newspaper group. This position is responsible for reporting and coordinating local content including print, online and Visual elements. Coverage will include local government, education, features And local interest topics. Degree in Journalism required as well as digital experience and basic photography skills. Macintosh computer skills preferred. Recent college graduates with strong internships or college newspaper experience are encouraged to apply. Applicants are asked to attach five to seven samples of their work. We offer a competitive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, generous vacation policy, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and more. The Des Moines Register is committed to diversity and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Employment is contingent on passing a pre-employment, post-offer drug test and acceptable motor vehicle record. A subsidiary of The Des Moines Register Media, Marengo Publishing Corporation is owned by Gannett Company, the nation’s largest newspaper group. This position provides an excellent opportunity for career growth. Applicants are asked to provide a resume, cover letter and work samples to the following link:
Job Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in communications/mass communications, journalism or related field required. Also: Knowledge of InDesign and PhotoShop, photography. GPA of 3.0 or better. A plus but not required: Knowledge of social media, including Facebook, Twitter and other platforms and iMovie. We use a Mac operating system. The successful applicant must live in the community of Williamsburg, Iowa. This is a position which will be filled immediately.