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07/04 Priyambada Das
Senior Technical Recruiter at Vsoft Consulting Group Inc

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Content Writer - Hperlocal News & Entertainment (2-5 yrs)

Delhi Job Code: 154510

We are seeking writer/curator to create/curate content for a hyperlocal news and entertainment social network application and to write news stories using formal journalism standards. Ideal candidates will need to have a working knowledge of US culture, customs, politics and government.


- Bachelor's degree in writing, communications, journalism, marketing, political science or closely related field;

- Creative writing with proven experience using journalistic style to write interesting, accurate and comprehensive news and feature articles.

- Demonstrated experience managing social media campaigns. Deep understanding of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube and Vimeo.

- Must be highly proficient in social media and be able to write clearly in broadcast style.

- Proven experience writing for brochures, fact sheets, advertising/direct mail, correspondence and other comprehensive materials using correct grammar, punctuation, spelling, editing, formatting and proofreading skills to clearly and concisely convey accurate information.

- Strong English, reading, writing and speaking

- Proven ability to copy edit own work as well as others.

- Demonstrated ability to read and analyze technical or complex content and write communications on those subjects for a general or target audience.

- Demonstrated experience developing written content for the web and knowledge of web page design and construction.

- Ability to research and find interesting local new articles and videos for various US localities

- Proven ability to work with minimal direction and on a self-directed basis, as well as in a team setting.

- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail to meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment where information must be compiled quickly and accurately involving excellent concentration skills. Excellent experience and ability to work with constant interruptions, while ensuring smooth work flow and a high degree of accuracy.

- Excellent demonstrated computer skills (Mac & Windows platforms) including Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, HTML, document/photo scanning/editing, layout and design, creating tables and forms. Demonstrated technical knowledge and experience in the use of Adobe Creative Suite, particularly InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.

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