Designer/editor, Villages Daily Sun, Fla.
- The Villages Daily Sun, a fast-growing daily paper serving Central Florida, is looking for an experienced designer who can edit and design reader-friendly local, feature and special sections pages.
The successful candidate must be attentive to detail, able to work well under deadline pressure, and be able to write snappy headlines and captions. Those applying for the position must have a working knowledge of grammar, spelling and Associated Press style.
Minimum requirements: A bachelor's degree in Journalism or English or a comparable degree with a heavy journalism background. At least two years of experience as a copy editor, paginator or page designer for a weekly or daily newspaper. One year of experience working with Quark Xpress or Indesign. Applicants must be willing to work night and weekend shifts. The award-winning Villages Daily Sun is defying national trends of declining circulation numbers and downsizing of staff. The newspaper is rated as one of the country's top seven-day newspapers, according to recent figures released by the Audit Bureau of Circulations. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and access to a highly regarded school system.
The Villages caters to a senior population, but also covers several surrounding counties. It is centrally located, with Orlando, Tampa, Daytona Beach and Gainesville all within 90 minutes. Please log onto careersinthevillages.com to print and complete an application,
Send your resume, references and five best layout samples (tearsheets or digital) to: Human Resources, 900 Main St. Suite 204, The Villages, Fl 32162 or via e-mail jobs@.... Fax (352)753-5664. Phone (352) 750-5152.