Stettler Reporter Job Opening

Updated: Apr 29


Updated 4/29/2021


Flexible Hours - $25/hr - Great Work Environment - Work Out in the Community


StettlerLocal.com is a locally owned and operated by Rairdan Services, Inc. and is an independent online news publication in Stettler, AB offering local news and community updates. We are currently hiring for a local Reporter/Photographer to cover news and events in the town and County of Stettler.

The successful candidate will:

  • Report directly to the Editor

  • Submit a minimum of three articles a week to the Editor

  • Cover local events, municipal meetings, socio-economic and political issues as assigned by the Editor

  • Be comfortable taking photos and videos, asking questions and interviewing the public

  • Attend Tuesday afternoon team meetings

  • Attend weekly Monday morning meetings with the Editor

  • Follow all StettlerLocal.com Editorial Policies

  • Be professional at all times

  • Follow all Rairdan Services, Inc. Employee Policies

  • Have a passion for our community and providing accurate news

Qualifications

The chosen candidate will have a strong interest in local politics and be able to follow stories developing out of municipal councils and school board meetings that will be of interest to our readers. Submitting well written, accurate stories on, or before, the deadline is mandatory.

You should:

  • Have a passion for civic news and an understanding of municipal government

  • Be able to work efficiently and independently

  • Use critical thinking skills and solve problems

  • Be able to accept constructive criticism and Editor guidance

  • Have a laptop and reliable vehicle

  • Manage your time well

  • Be able to voice any work concerns to your Editor


This position is contract $25/hr but could become full-time for the right candidate.


Please send a cover letter and resume with at least 3 writing samples to Lyndsey Boice at lyndsey@rairdanserivces.ca.


We appreciate all interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.