This editor leads The Desert Sun Media Group’s Spanish language initiative with editorial oversight of Mi Tierra products in print, on desktop and via mobile. The editor delivers daily and weekly content for print and digital and organizes a weekly broadcast show. The editor’s primary responsibility is to produce high-quality journalism for Mi Tierra across all platforms. The editor’s secondary responsibility is to take a community leadership position in the Coachella Valley. The editor has direct oversight of a part-time copy editor and works in collaboration with editors in the Information Center to assign and edit reporting coverage in Spanish. The editor manages to a specific budget and coordinates with a team of freelance reporters and photographers.
This position requires superb writing and editing skills in Spanish, along with bilingual to English and translation skills. A college degree and at least three years of professional experience or commiserate experience in an advanced graduate program with professional internships is preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license/proof of insurance.
We offer excellent career opportunities, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes 401(k), medical – dental – vision coverage, and life insurance. Pre-employment drug screen and background check required. The Desert Sun is owned by Gannett, Co. Inc. We have a commitment to equal employment opportunity and appreciate the advantages of a diverse work force