Join the team that is changing radio and online newspapers in every market we enter. Local Voice is a unique business model in which online newspapers are powered by Hometown radio stations.
The dominant voice in the future of local markets is not the local newspaper, the local radio station or the local television station; it will be the local media company, delivering local content across a number of platforms. In the Hampton Roads Market it is Local Voice.
Following is a list of jobs available at Local Voice:
Features/General Assignment Reporter
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily is looking for a reporter to cover the Historic Triangle’s interesting people, places and events for our Hometown section. We want a features writer who is familiar with the area, but also willing to make new connections to find great stories about the people and organizations that make this community tick. We don’t localize national stories; we strive to write the local stories the rest of the world will be writing about in a few months. Our reporters are 21st-century multimedia reporters, posting their stories and photos to the web, promoting them through radio appearances on our hometown stations, 92.3FM The Tide and 107.9 BACHfm, and interacting with readers through social media. Reporters must be flexible, able to collaborate and able to multitask. Reporters must also have strong writing skills, ability to self-edit and familiarity with AP Style. Some night and weekend reporting is necessary, and WYDaily values community involvement.
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily operates as part of Local Voice LLC with offices in Williamsburg, VA. At Williamsburg Yorktown Daily, reporters write news stories affecting the Historic Triangle of Williamsburg, James City County and York County.
Our company has a unique and well-defined approach to business. We are looking for staff members with a willingness to learn “our way.”
If interested, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following: a brief note of introduction along with a resume and up to three recent samples of stories you have written that best represent your abilities as a reporter.
Business & Traffic Manager
Reports to: Director of Client Services – Williamsburg & Virginia Beach
Position located in: Williamsburg, VA (Local Voice Headquarters)
General Duties and Responsibilities:
The Business & Traffic Manager is a part of the Client Services team providing support to our Sales Representatives and customer services to our clients. S/he has a variety of duties falling under several categories:
This position requires a lot of personal responsibility for specific tasks while being able to participate in and appreciate the success of the broader Client Services team and the company as a whole.
• Customer Service/Inside Sales Experience Preferred
• Understanding of the correlation of sales growth and outstanding customer service
• Must have a strong attention to detail and a systematic mindset
• Personal accountability for daily/weekly tasks
• Ability to multitask and manage a fast paced work environment
• Proficient in Google and Microsoft Applications
If interested, please send an email to email@example.com with a brief note of introduction along with a resume.
Chief of Staff / Executive Assistant
Local Voice is headquartered in Williamsburg, Virginia with additional locations in Wilmington, North Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina and Virginia Beach, Virginia. The Chief of Staff/Executive Assistant will be based in Williamsburg and responsible for the coordination of activities (operations and planning) and ensuring timely flow of information to and from the executive office. Strong candidates will have an executive aspiration and a committed work ethic. Additionally, ideal candidates have an understanding of and an appreciation for media and technology, and demonstrate strong initiative, resourcefulness, and sound independent judgment in handling a wide variety of complex and specialized strategic, communications, and administrative functions in a fast paced environment. S/he will be required to be available during regular business hours, evenings and/or weekends, on occasion/as needed to provide support and assistance to the CEO. Periodic travel is required.
The successful Executive Assistant candidate will have the following skills:
If interested, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a brief note of introduction along with a resume.
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily operates as part of Davis Media LLC with offices in Williamsburg, VA. WYDaily is seeking individuals with a strong knowledge of sports, capable of producing game recaps through the use of quotes and statistics in a timely fashion, although without strict deadline.
Please email our sports department at email@example.com, for further information and/or questions.
EEO Policy Statement
Local Voice Media provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.