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Attention: BubbleLife.com, a Dallas-based technology startup at the forefront of the digital media rebirth of local news, is looking for a full-time Community Editor. 

With over 60 online local news sites in the DFW area, BubbleLife.com is the largest provider of local news, reaching over 150,000 readers including over 60,000 daily newsletter subscribers. Our unique combination of news search engine, community contributions, editorial and software tools to engage local businesses and organizations makes BubbleLife a leading player in solving the local news challenge. One BubbleLife user described it this way:

This is quite a site you guys have… I used a hyper-local site in Michigan called Patch, and your site goes to the next level in connectedness.

For the Community Editor position, we're looking for someone who brings a combination of energy, editorial judgment, mentoring ability, writing skills and technology insight to help us continue to shape, test and refine the best local news product before we grow to new cities.

A BubbleLife Community Editor must be capable of handling multiple duties including, but not limited to: curating quality content from multiple local online news sources and making sound editorial decisions; writing compelling local features and interviewing city and school officials; maintaining social media platforms; using our technology to post and distribute stories; meeting, interacting with and interviewing community leaders and readers, training community members to use our BubbleLife Connect platform for their contributions; and updating and adding calendar events.

Applicants must be self-motivated, capable of self-direction and have a flexible schedule to allow for breaking news coverage.

The successful candidate should reside in the immediate Dallas area. The position includes benefits.

Qualifications:

  • College degree in journalism/communication/English
  • Previous journalism experience (college experience counts)
  • Excellent editing/writing skills and writing clips
  • Passion for local news
  • Valid Texas driver’s license
  • Strong technical skills

If you feel you’re a good candidate for this position, email a cover letter, updated resume and as many samples of your writing as you can to jeff@bubblelifemedia.com. You can view the job posting on DFW Communicators here.

The position will be filled quickly.