Type: Salaried, Full Time
Experience Level: 2‐3 years preferred, but not required
Reporting Location: Wapakoneta, OH
Report to: Director of Marketing Services
Additional Needs: Benefits, Laptop, Creative Suite License, Phone, Desk Space, Camera
‐ Oversee all written needs for company, including journalism, corporate voicing, web content,
advertising campaign content, company magazine and other printed support pieces; being
responsible for strong content, writing style and layout.
‐ Collaborate internally and externally to develop story ideas and need written support.
‐ Initiate, research, interview subjects for, write, and edit relevant and engaging content for print
and web communications in a style and tone that convey company brand.
‐ Collaborate to execute production of quarterly company magazine content and art.
‐ Retain broad knowledge media outlets and provide input for deployment or communication of
messaging as needed.
‐ Active as company editor for corporately produced marketing needs
‐ Write compelling and meaningful content.
‐ Company photographer; at times accompanying story similar to journalism
‐ Pro‐actively building needed relations with media outlets
‐ Provide pro‐active press‐releases regarding employee and company affairs.
‐ Oversee all print jobs and related vendor relations.
‐ Create and implement annual editorial calendars.
‐ Provide positive positioning through written support of the company.
‐ Master Editor within company using AP style and company style guide.
‐ Other responsibilities as arise with position.
‐ Sound proof reading/editorial skills; fluent with AP style
‐ Strong written skills, both narrative and journalism
‐ Strong communication skills
‐ Capability to work independently
‐ Interface well with colleagues and new audiences
‐ Capable of public speaking if necessary
‐ Creative mindset to form well organized stories and supporting content
‐ Basic knowledge or interest in agriculture
‐ Capability to work in a fast paced/high energy atmosphere
‐ Capability to prioritize work and responsibilities
‐ Attention to detail
‐ Knowledge of proper business etiquette
‐ Maintain a professional image
‐ Previous Journalism Experience
‐ BA or BS in Journalism or English
‐ Capability to interview and fact gather for stories
‐ Photography composition
‐ Ability to edit photos in Adobe Photoshop
‐ Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office are preferred
‐ Submit no more than three writing samples; including narrative, media release and opinion
‐ Submit no more than two photography samples; including portrait and scene.
**Upon interview, candidates will be asked to provide an in‐depth portfolio of their writing skills.
Interested candidates should submit resume, samples and employment application (found at
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