Part-time Editor for a Local Westchester News Blog
HamletHub - New York

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How it works:

If you are the right person for the job, we would open a new HamletHub site in your town, and you would become the Editor of that site. You would put time and energy into the site for the greater good of your town, building content, readership and trust for and in your publication.

Summary:

Here at HamletHub we are dedicated to the concept of local people, reporting local news, to the locals! It is as simple as that! Each unique HamletHub will become the major resource for news, businesses, events, charities, town information and more. We truly believe we are making the world better, one HamletHub at a time. This part-time job is the essential ownership of your very own HamletHub website. Generating local content for local readers on a variety of subjects, anything and everything that is happening in your town.

Qualities:

Consistent, connected, and creative. Our editors need to be consistent with their daily work constantly posting content, and to do so they need to be connected and creative. Building relationships with contributors in your town, and finding unique ways to get interesting stories.

Tech savvy, social media proficient, and an all around networker (digitally, and personally). These three qualities will get your site up and running quickly as well as grow the popularity of your site exponentially.

Entrepreneurial spirit with the practicality and ability to find ways to profit from your hard work.

Responsibilities:

- Generate content daily (3 posts a day min) for your website with photographs and links

- Be active on social media outlets, use them to promote your content (increase views)

- Network and find consistent contributors to write content for your site (make your job easier)

- Use reporting from headquarters to make adjustments to your site

Compensation:

Our Editors do not get paid a salary but rather are given the opportunity to create their own salary through the advertising potential of their site. We give you all the tools and more to make this possible, and some Editors are making the equivalent of a full-time salary depending on the effort they put toward this.