Headline USA, a conservative political news site, is seeking applicants for a full-time Assistant Editor position based in Charlotte, NC (remote applicants need not apply).
Responsibilities will include regular writing assignments (2-3 per day on average, depending on the assignments) as well as editing and posting freelance drafts using a WordPress CMS.
Additional duties may include helping to compile headlines for email distribution, curating Disqus comments and posting on social media.
Assistant Editor also would be responsible for filling in when Editor is on leave. Some work outside of normal shift hours may be expected, as needed.
Previous news-writing experience is necessary, preferably in the political field. Be prepared to provide a selection of writing samples highlighting previous work.
Knowledge of AP Style, basic multimedia/graphic design, basic HTML coding and conservative issues are all strongly encouraged.