Sports Writer - Part TimeDyersville Commercial (A Division of WCI), Dyersville, IA
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The Weekly division publishes shoppers in: Platteville, Prairie du Chien, and Richland Center, Wisconsin.
The division also publishes Eastern Iowa Shopping News and weekly newspapers in Dyersville and Cascade, Iowa; Oregon, Fitchburg, Verona, Stoughton, Wisconsin, as well as the Great Dane, a free publication shopper covering Madison and parts of Dane County, Wisconsin.
Woodward Communications, Inc. (WCI) is a multimedia communications company employing nearly 600 people at 14 locations - servicing communities in Iowa, Wisconsin, and Illinois, and customers throughout the nation. With its corporate headquarters in Dubuque, Iowa, WCI is owned by the Woodward family and its employees through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan. The ESOP now owns approximately 62% of the company.
WCI traces its heritage back to the first newspaper in Iowa. The Dubuque Visitor, founded in 1836, evolved into the Telegraph Herald in 1901 and remains WCI's flagship publication serving over 30,000 households daily.
The Woodward family has been involved in the organization since 1898, representing four generations of leadership and participation. From its daily newspaper beginnings, the company has grown to include six operating divisions.
Full time benefits for our company include health/dental insurance effective the first of the month following the hire date. Vacation, paid sick days (3 of which can be used for family sick days), two personal floating holidays are available, as well as direct deposit and flexible spending accounts. First of the month after date of hire 401(k) WCI offers Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), long term disability and paid life insurance for employee owner, spouse and dependent children.
Flexible full time (30 or more hours per week) have many of the same benefits and part time (20-29 hours per week) have some of the same benefits.
This is not an all inclusive list, for more details you may contact the Human Resources Department at (563)588-5687 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our sports writers cover local and area sports events, take photos, collect information and write the stories our subscribers look forward to reading. The qualified candidate must be able to work up to 15 hours per week and be available after 3 p.m. with occasional weekend work.
Successful sports writer qualifications:
- high school diploma or equivalent,
- basic understanding of most sports,
- comfortable meeting and interviewing new people,
- familiar with technology (mobile devices, common computer programs, Internet),
- excellent command of the English language,
- propensity for accuracy,
- accuracy and ability to meet deadlines,
- and valid driver’s license.
Experience with page design software, editing, headline writing and interviewing desired.
Part-time benefits include competitive wage, employee stock ownership and 401(k) retirement plans.
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