Newstex is seeking an editor for Newstex Blogs On
Demand product and a blog and marketing/copy writer.  Job descriptions are below. 

Blog and Online Video Editor – Part Time Virtual Telecommuting


Newstex is an aggregator of real-time news, content, commentary,
Twitter tweets and, most recently, videos that serves customers in the
academic, financial, government and entertainment markets. Newstex adds
value by aggregating hundreds of digital news feeds from publishers and
standardizing the content by adding industry-specific data, stock
ticker symbols, keywords and other categorization fields. Newstex
clients integrate Newstex's products into their commercial and
proprietary applications for delivery to end-users via the Internet,
wireless devices, proprietary networks and dedicated terminations.

The Blog and Online Video Editor will be responsible for enforcing
editorial guidelines and standards appropriate for our corporate
enterprise clients.

We are looking for another member of our editorial team to help us with the following:

  • Applying
    our Blog Rating System (BRS) for blogs and creating a new Video Rating
    System (VRS) for videos contained in the Blogs On Demand/ Video On
    Demand products, based on topic, relevance to users, frequency,
    political bent, etc.
  • Reviewing and vetting leads to determine whether suitable for Blog Acquisition Team (BAT) to pursue
  • Providing
    editorial evaluations on newly signed blogs/ videos for the Blogs On
    Demand/ Video On Demand products and rating each of them quarterly
    according to the Newstex BRS/ VRS.
  • Maintaining and evolving the Newstex BRS/ VRS, as needed.
  • Selecting
    individual blogs or video producers to create client-specific themed/
    topical aggregated products, writing marketing descriptions and
    producing/ maintaining an editorial calendar for each product
  • Working
    with the Publisher Relations Team to ascertain the appropriate blogs/
    videos for each specific topic covered by the Blogs On Demand/ Video On
    Demand products
  • Developing written documentation of the BRS/ VRS and related processes, as requested
  • Attending selected staff and client meetings, as requested.

Requirements:

  • Passionate about and experienced with blogs and online videos
  • Excellent interpersonal and persuasive written and verbal communication skills
  • Fast reader
  • Ability to quickly assess writing quality of others
  • Understanding of bloggers’ and video content producers’ concerns
  • Must be organized, detail oriented and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Independent worker, who requires minimal daily supervision
  • Interest in varied topics such as finance, politics, technology, health
  • Minimum time commitment 12-15 hours per month.


Please also tell us about blogs you write or contribute to and, of course, your Top 5 favorite blogs and online video bloggers you watch. 
Email a compelling cover letter, salary history & resume to: jobs@newstex.com. No phone calls please.

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Blog and Marketing/Copy Writer – Part Time Virtual Telecommuting

Newstex is an aggregator of real-time news, content, commentary, Twitter tweets and, most recently, videos that serves customers in the academic, financial, government and entertainment markets. Newstex adds value by aggregating hundreds of digital news feeds from publishers and standardizing the content by adding industry-specific data, stock ticker symbols, keywords and other categorization fields. Newstex clients integrate Newstex's products into their commercial and proprietary applications for delivery to end-users via the Internet, wireless devices, proprietary networks and dedicated terminations.

The Blog and Marketing/Copy Writer will be responsible for writing blog posts, web copy, e-mail campaigns and press releases.  You may also be asked to write white papers and copy for other marketing collateral. 

Requirements:

* Passionate about and experienced with blogs
* Experience with Search Engine Optimization.
• Degree in English, Communications, Journalism or related field.
• Self-starter with strong understanding of the Internet.
• Exceptional writing skills.
• Ability to write in a range of voices and styles for varied projects.
* Excellent interpersonal and persuasive written and verbal communication skills
* Must be organized, detail oriented and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
* Independent worker, who requires minimal daily supervision
* Minimum time commitment 10 hours per week.

Please also tell us about blogs you write or contribute to and, of course, your Top 5 favorite blogs.  Email a compelling cover letter, salary history & resume with the subject line "WRITER" to: jobs@newstex.com. No phone calls please.