The Index-Journal Company is currently accepting

applications for a PART-TIME POSITION

in our Press Department.

Applicant must be a team player with a positive attitude.

Requirements include but not limited to:

  • Lifting up to 50 lbs
  • Standing, bending and reaching
  • Able to work late evening/early morning hours
  • Pass drug screen
  • Be mechanically inclined

Qualified applicants submit here: General Application

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REPORTER POSITIONS

available in our Newsroom

Seeking talented, driven reporters

The Greenwood (S.C.) Index-Journal, a small, family-owned daily newspaper, wants to grow its base of talented, energetic and aggressive staff writers to join its award-winning team. While the big chains are trimming, we recognize that readers want and need excellent reporting, that they depend on their daily newspaper to be the mirror of and watchdog for their community.

This year alone, the 100-year-old Index-Journal received 40 press awards, including 13 first-place finishes, while sweeping several categories and again earning the President’s Award for Excellence among papers that circulate fewer than 12,000 editions.

This is the eighth consecutive year the newspaper has earned more than 25 awards and the fourth time this decade it has brought home the president’s cup.

We’re not a major metro, but we do have a hard-working staff that has surpassed the typical parameters of a small daily. And being a family-owned newspaper means we don’t have the layers of corporate executives to wade through. It means we don’t have to slash newsroom personnel to satisfy a bottom line.

We want reporters who are as capable of generating excellent human interest features as they are at generating solid investigative and in-depth pieces. Candidates should be able to dig into local reporting on all levels and should not be afraid to ask the tough questions. That’s the kind of reporting that garners awards from your peers and accolades from the readers you serve.

Maybe you just came off a successful awards year yourself on a strong weekly paper. Perhaps you’re about to graduate from J-school and are eager to start collecting your own stacks of plaques.

If that’s you, send your resume, a cover letter and 5-10 clips reflective of your work via regular mail or email to:

Richard S. Whiting

Executive Editor

P.O. Box 1018

Greenwood, SC 29648

rwhiting@indexjournal.com

No phone calls please.

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DESIGNER POSITION

available in our Newsroom

Talented Designer

The Index-Journal Co. in Greenwood, SC is looking for a page designer who wants to grow and expand his or her talents on multiple levels as there is the opportunity to do more than newspaper design.

We are a family-owned company that not only publishes a daily newspaper, but also magazines, events brochures, special sections and more. Ours is the ideal environment for the creative person who wants to and can do more than cookie-cutter work and who seeks a career in which he or she can flourish and make a mark. The ideal candidate possesses strong design skills using Adobe InDesign. The ideal candidate should also possess strong language skills as a wordsmith, proofreader and communicator.

In the past six years, our newspaper alone has collected more than 140 South Carolina Press Association awards, a number of them for page design. So yes, our expectations for this candidate are high. We’ve won the President’s Cup, a points-based honor given to the best newspaper in each circulation category. We’ve placed in General Excellence (overall newspaper award) four of the last six years.

Want to join our award-winning team? Want to work at a company not tied to the corporate structure, endlessly slashing staff in hopes of generating more money for stockholders? Want to work where high quality is the paramount objective? Where in-house design trumps design hubs that crank out template-driven pages? Newspaper experience preferred, but we will consider other candidates.

To apply, send your resume, a cover letter and 5-10 page-design clips via regular mail or email to: Richard Whiting Executive Editor P.O. Box 1018 Greenwood, SC 29648 , rwhiting@indexjournal.com

No phone calls please.

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