Assistant Editor

Publications Bonita Springs, Florida


Description

Gulfshore Business seeks an Assistant Editor to join our team as we continue to grow.

Who We Are: Established in 1995, Gulfshore Business is a monthly business publication that covers all industries of Southwest Florida (Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties). We produce 12 issues a year, in addition to two newsletters daily: a morning edition, Gulfshore Business Daily, and an afternoon edition, Gulfshore Business Today

What We’re Looking For: A journalism graduate who is enthusiastic about diving into the local business community and attending regular city and county government meetings. The ideal candidate will have strong writing, communication and research skills, as well as a demonstrated interest in covering city and county government. A working knowledge of AP Style is required. Previous editorial experience is preferred. 

What You’ll Do: This is an opportunity for the right candidate to build their portfolio, develop editorial skills and work with a tight-knit team of editors who have decades of experience covering business news. Your responsibilities will include: 

- Attending editorial meetings and pitching ideas for future issues. 

- Researching stories and networking in the community.

- Fact checking stories to the point of unequivocal accuracy. 

- Regularly attending city and county government meetings.

- Writing for the daily newsletters. 

- Performing general administrative duties as needed. 

Southwest Florida is often praised as being one of the healthiest and happiest places in the world with miles of white-sand beaches and a dynamic community. Broadcast Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are a drug-free and smoke-free environment. All employees are required to receive a COVID-19 vaccination unless a reasonable accommodation is approved.