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Event Listings Editor

The JFP is seeking a driven, high-energy person who loves to write, network with others and be in-the-know about goings-on in Jackson. The position of events editor requires data-entry skills to place events on the JFP website, writing blurbs for weekly listings and assisting with JFP’s events-heavy issues, including arts previews, and our quarterly magazine, BOOM Jackson. That person will also reach out to local events promoters and venues to make sure we’re covering the biggest events in the metro area. Part-to-full-time considered. Write Music Editor Micah Smith: micah@jacksonfreepress.com and tell him why you want to work for the JFP and what you hope to learn and accomplish here. Send him your resume and cover letter.

Part-Time Copy Editor and Factchecker

The Jackson Free Press is seeking a part-time meticulous copy editor/factchecker who will line-edit stories for print and online. You must be well-versed in AP Style, and if you don't know what a compound modifier is without looking it up, don't apply.

You will also factcheck stories, including calling sources to verify facts, so please do not be phone-shy. Must have great attitude and organized work ethic. Applicants will take copy-editing, factchecking and current-events tests before interview. Send cover letter and resume to Amber Helsel at amber at jacksonfreepress dot com or use the form below. No phone calls please.

Print + Digital Marketing Consultant

Do you love the JFP? Boom Jackson magazine? What about the local businesses and organizations that make Metro Jackson unique?

We need candidates ready to hit the phones, streets and social media to prospect for new accounts, listen to local businesses' needs and help them build customer awareness through print and digital marketing -- and then follow up every week with personal customer service!

Bring your love of local business and your willingness to improve their bottom line. Motivated JFP marketing consultants can make $5000 a month or more in this commission-driven position which offers a 90-day paid training period.

Our best candidates love the JFP mission and have previous customer service (including retail and restaurant) experience. A great attitude and a strong desire to help your customer is the most important quality.

Good written communications skills are important, too, so let us know what you think makes you a fit in your cover letter.

Ready to make some real money working for a company you'll love? Fill in the form below and put Print + Digital Marketing Consultant as the Position Applying For.