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The Dallas Observer has an immediate opening for an editorial assistant. Perfect for an organized self-starter who derives satisfaction from creating order out of chaos. Qualified candidate will have a college degree, database experience, and excellent communication, computer, grammar and math skills. Must be able to handle multiple tasks and work independently on long-term projects.
Send cover letter and résumé to: Mark Donald, 2501 Oak Lawn Ave., Suite 700, Dallas, TX 75219————
We also have an immediate opening for a Web editor to help coordinate dallasobserver.com's blogs and slideshows, increase the site's traffic, manage freelance contributors, and work with reporters and editors on multimedia enhancements to print stories.
The ideal candidate will have a journalism background that includes writing and photography experience, audio and video editing skills, basic HTML troubleshooting and Web analytics knowledge. If a candidate is lacking in any of these areas, an ability and willingness to learn quickly will be key. Those who should not apply: designers, developers and those who simply want to write.
If you qualify, send a résumé and cover letter, with URLs to writing and photography examples, to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Put DALLAS WEB EDITOR in the subject line. No hard copy applications will be accepted.