November 12, 2008

Hot Jobs #10

It’s Wednesday.  Can you believe the week is more than half-way over?  How has your job search gone so far?  If you are looking for some new leads, look no further.  Every Wednesday, the JobMonkey blog features three of the hottest new openings from our free job listings. This week, we have got opportunities in Atlanta, Ohio and Pennsylvania for journalists, costume designers and truck drivers.  If that sounds up your ally, read on.  But if you are looking for something else entirely, why not run your own search over at the job database.  Good luck!

#1. CNN Wires Newsdesk Editor/Copy Editor, Time Warner Inc., Atlanta, GA
Time Warner, the parent company of CNN and, is looking to hire a Newsdeck Editor with experience in reporting and copy editing.

The Editor will do reporting by phone and process field reports, as well as write and copy edit news copy for both broadcast and online distribution. The Editor must ensure that stories prepared by CNN Wire are accurate, balanced, appropriately sourced and compellingly written. The primary focus of the job is on breaking news, and the big stories of the day. The ideal candidate must have proven experience working on tight deadlines with a record for accuracy, speed, versatility and flexibility. The candidate must also have computer and Internet skills, a strong broad understanding of libel law and journalism ethics, and a broad knowledge about national and international news.  Fluency in a second language is a major advantage.  The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years experience as a copy editor for a major news organization and 5 years experience in news gathering. Also desirable are 4 years experience as a copy editor or ten years journalism experience, including field reporting. To apply for this position or to search other openings with CNN and Time Warner, visit the Time Warner Careers page.

#2. Costume Stitcher Jobs, Cedar Point – Live Entertainment, Sandusky, OH
Cedar Point, a theatre and amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio, is looking for a costume stitcher to work under the direction of the constume designer in constructing approximately 180 costumes.  In addition to fitting and finishing costumes during rehearsal weeks, the costume stitcher will also be responsible for maintaining and repairing costumes during the summer season.  The ideal candidate is a high school graduate with skill, speed and knowledge of standard sewing techniques. He or she must be a neat, organized team-player. Experience in a costume shop is preferred.  To apply for the position, visit the Cedar Point careers website.

#3. Freight Pick-Up & Delivery Driver, UPS Supply Chain Solutions, Middletown, PA
UPS Supply Chain Solutions, a UPS company, is looking for full-time, heavy air freight pick-up and delivery drivers. The person in this position will be responsible for making timely pickups, and labeling, loading and delivering shipments. Qualified candidates will have a valid class A or B Commercial Drivers License and HazMat endorsement. They must also pass a UPS road test, physical exam and drug screen. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with excellent communication skills and the ability to demonstrate excellent driving skills, including the ability to operate a vehicle equipped with standard transmission. To apply for this position, please visit the UPS Careers website.

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