Saturday, December 26, 2009


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Requisition # 115584BR
Job Title Editor, Glen Cove
Brand Patch
Market Location United States - New York - Work from Home
Type Full Time
Posting Job Description Are you a passionate online journalist? Do you think that newspapers
just don’t get it anymore? Would you like to run your own local news site?

If you answered “yes” to any of those questions, keep reading …

We’re, a start-up that’s radically reinventing community journalism. We launched in February and we currently operate five sites; and now we're expanding again! We have won acclaim in the industry and coverage in The New York Times, Forbes Magazine, Bloomberg, NPR's "Talk of the Nation," "The News Hour with Jim Lehrer," and numerous industry blogs and Web sites. is looking for smart, passionate people to join our team as full-time site editors. We see this as nothing less than the future of online journalism and think this just might be a job you’ll brag about to your grand-kids.

Job responsibilities (to include, but not limited to):

Run a local news site – reporting, writing, editing, assigning, taking pictures and video, maintaining an events calendar, maintaining a database of local business listings, getting users involved, and liaising with important community figures.
Provide an invaluable source of trusted information that will improve people’s lives.
Drive your site to become a landmark in the community.

Required skills:

Recent community journalism experience
Ability to manage, direct, and motivate a team of freelancers.
Ability to manage a budget
“Bull-doggish” reporting instincts and willingness to ask tough questions of important people
Experience in online journalism
Experience editing video, producing a Web site and/or excellent photography skills.
Must have a firm grasp of AP style.

Desired skills:

Passionate about the web, social networking, and of course community journalism
Be able to quickly grasp the interests, rhythms, and identity of a community.
Unparalleled organizational skills
Have great news judgment
Like working hard.

Educational background:

Degree from a J-School (preferred)
Degree in journalism or similar discipline
Ideal candidate will have been involved with their school paper as an editor or reporter
Unique requirements:

Must be a flexible, independent, self-starter – you’ll work from home, the coffee shop, your car, the high school football game
Tools for the job … best of all we will provide them: including a laptop, video camera,
police scanner, etc.
Must own a car
Must be willing to relocate
Ability and willingness to work various hours outside of the typical M-F and 9-5. To include some weekends.


Customer Service Rep

Full Time/Part Time Representative (Chicago)
Date: 2009-12-22, 7:43AM CST
Reply to: [Errors when replying to ads?] is looking for a few motivated self starters to represent our company.

We provide cutting edge technology to help companies attract and keep customers on their website. Visit to see what makes companies all over the country excited about their new customer opportunities.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities for our Representatives:
• Part -Time or Full-Time work from home
• Detail oriented with thorough follow up skills ensuring client satisfaction
• High speed internet access with email and up to date computer
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

We offer training and support for our representatives.

Email your resume and contact information to

* Location: Chicago
* Telecommuting is ok.
* OK to highlight this job opening for persons with disabilities
* Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
* Phone calls about this job are ok.
* Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

PostingID: 1520916710

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Photo Moderator

Web Photo Moderator for foodgawker/craftgawker (part-time) (pacific heights)
Date: 2009-12-02, 1:08PM PST
Reply to: [Errors when replying to ads?]

foodgawker and craftgawker are popular user submitted photo galleries that showcase the best food bloggers and crafters from around the world. We are seeking passionate and reliable moderators for the sites. If you love food or crafts, have a great eye for composition/photo quality and like to work at home in your PJs, then we have the perfect job for you!

The moderator of foodgawker/craftgawker selects and orders the user submitted food/craft photos to publish on a daily basis. The moderator critiques each submission and provides technical feedback (e.g. low lighting/underexposed) on rejected submissions. He or she will also categorize each post and correct any spelling or grammar errors in the post description.


We have two part-time editor positions available. The positions are performed remotely, i.e. work anywhere you like. The foodgawker position hours are approximately from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Monday through Friday. The craftgawker position is flexible, any 3 hour window during the day. But once that window is picked, the publishing hours must remain consistent Monday - Friday.

- Demonstrated photography background
- Possess a good eye for proper lighting and composition
- Must love food or arts/crafts, depending on the position
- Access to a high quality computer display/monitor
- Extremely detail oriented
- Ability to provide constructive criticism/feedback to help users improve their photography skills
- Needs to be reliable and accountable
- 5 days a week, Monday - Friday, approximately 3 hours a day, publish 48-60 photos/posts per day
- Position is performed remotely and work can be done anywhere with a good internet connection, working from the same computer display is a must.
- Experience with WordPress blogging platform is a plus

If you are interested in the moderator position, please apply by emailing us...

1) Your resume
2) A brief description of your photography experience/background
3) Which site you're applying for... foodgawker or craftgawker
4) Why you are interested in the position

* Compensation: $15 per hour
* Telecommuting is ok.
* This is a part-time job.
* Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
* Please, no phone calls about this job!
* Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

PostingID: 1491957272

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Computer Research Assistant

Seeking Computer Research Assistant
Date: 2009-11-30, 7:10PM PST
Reply to: see below

We are an IT research firm seeking a research assistant. Main responsibilities include:
1) compile news from external sources and analysis by our staff;
2) electronically publish the material, mainly via email, blog, and our website; and
3) occasionally support the President with sales.

Candidates must be detail-oriented, have some technical aptitude, and be able to work independently. Hours are typically 10-15 hours a week; we are flexible with scheduling. Normally the work can be done from home. The position is ideal for high school or undergraduate students, and especially for people who are interested in digital technologies that help people communicate--such as email, instant messaging, conferencing, and team workspaces.

See for more information about Ferris Research.

Candidate profile:
* Should score well in general aptitude test. Candidates should be able to think independently and with intelligence, eg., to review proposed changes to sales contracts.
* Will need own PC and Internet connection. Should be able to support and troubleshoot own PC and Internet connection since working from home. Must own a PC (not a Mac) and have 2003+ version of Word, Windows XP or above.
* Must have good attention to detail, eg., so that work on report formatting and data entry are done accurately.
* Need to communicate well and keep in sync with colleagues, eg., should raise hands when he/she has a problem.
* Should have good people skills with clients and good internal resources (ie. "emotional intelligence").
* Preferably should be familiar with HTML, so he/she can tailor the HTML code of newsletters or even build a newsletter by hand. Should know how to do basic HTML tags.
* Preferably should be in the Greater Bay Area, so you can occasionally meet in person with the President (based in San Francisco and London).

Email cover letter/resume (as attachments) and any inquiries about the position to

* Compensation: DOE
* Telecommuting is ok.
* This is a part-time job.
* Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
* Please, no phone calls about this job!
* Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

PostingID: 1489222162