Job Details

Position: Editor
Company: The Mountain Press
Address: 119 River Bend Drive
Sevierville, TN  37876
Send Via: email
Fax: 865-453-4913
Name of Contact: Jason Davis
Start Date: August 21 or sooner
Job Description: The Mountain Press, a six-day-a-week newspaper in picturesque Sevier County, Tennessee, is seeking an associate editor for its six-person newsroom.
The ideal candidate would be a great writer, energetic and detail-oriented, with an eye for photography.
Duties of the position require writing and editing for day to day publication, as well as organizational skills related to the production of a twice-weekly features section.
Abilities desired for the position would also include working knowledge of standard publishing and photography software, excellent customer service and interpersonal skills and the ability to take photographs.
The job requires constant cooperation with the editor and reporting staff, but also allows quite a bit of flexibility and autonomy. The typical work week for the position is Tuesday-Saturday, 40 hours per week.
Sevierville, Tennessee, is the county seat of Sevier County, a bustling tourism hotbed in East Tennessee that sees over 10 million visitors a year.
Outdoor opportunities are vast in the area with the most-visited national park in the United States, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the French Broad River and Douglas Lake just a few miles down the road.
Skills Desired: Applicant should possess excellent written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills, organizational skills, time management, photography abilities, AP Style and computer knowledge.