COME WORK FOR US!
You are here because you have big plans for the future. You might not know exactly what they are yet, but you are ready to start finding out.
Our brand is trusted by a premium, local, progressive audience that is growing by the year. We are deepening that relationship with brilliant multi-platform content and therefore increasingly understanding our audience interests. By maximizing our reader relationship, the commercial opportunities for game-changing brand partnerships, sponsorships and advertising are phenomenal.
We have a great story to sell, help us make the most of it.
Choose your path below.
- Trainee Sub-Editor
The new trainee for sub-editors will provide an opportunity for four talented journalists who want to work in production.
- Digital Development
You will join our development team who create, develop, manage, and maintain the Lincoln Star digital products.
- Positive Action
Successful applicants will learn about different aspects of the profession, gaining an insight into the workings of the newspaper, website and our multimedia department.
- Editorial Work Experience
We offer limited opportunities to experience life in selected Lincoln Star Editorial departments. Our placements are unpaid and voluntary.
- Sales Director
Our journalism empowers our relationships to the reader which in turn empowers the opportunity for commercial relationships and partnerships across the media space.
The Lincoln Star is running an exciting new trainee for sub-editors to join our editorial department.
The new trainee for sub-editors will provide an opportunity for four talented journalists who want to work in production. The successful applicants will have the opportunity to rotate on to the following departments, G1 print, digital news, sport and features.
The trainee sub-editor must be able to sub quickly and accurately under pressure and have a flair for writing headlines.
Please note this trainee scheme includes weekend shifts. The successful candidates will be trained or have equivalent experience as a production journalist. The role will be appointed on a 3 month fixed term contract.
Does this all sound like you? Then we would love to hear from you as soon as possible. This is a unique opportunity to be part of an exciting new venture. To apply, please upload your latest resume and a cover letter which outlines why you would like to take on this role, and why you are a great match for what we are looking for.
This is a production job only and not a stepping stone into writing. We value and respect all differences in all people (seen and unseen) at the Lincoln Star. We aspire to inclusive working experiences and an environment that reflects the audience we serve, where our people have equal access to career development opportunities, their voices are heard and can contribute to our future.
Technology waits for no one. So be prepared for the steepest of learning curves on a 3 month training scheme as part of our Product Analytics or Software Development teams. You will slot straight into the workflow and make a real contribution from day one, with a mentor to guide and support your learning.
You will join our development team who create, develop, manage, and maintain the Lincoln Star digital products. We work with editorial and commercial teams as well as external partners. You will develop, manage and maintain live applications along with the rest of the development team.
We are now taking applications for the Digital Development Fellowship Scheme 2019
The Lincoln Star believes there should be a better representation of our diverse society in the media, and each summer runs two work-experience schemes for those considering a career in journalism: one for people from BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) backgrounds; and one for people with disabilities. Up to 12 placements in total are offered, and each lasts two weeks.
Successful applicants will learn about different aspects of the profession, gaining an insight into the workings of the newspaper, website and our multimedia department. Each participant is also assigned a Lincoln Star journalist as a mentor.
The two weeks take place over the summer (June - September). The scheme is unpaid, though reasonable daily travel expenses will be reimbursed.
Editorial Work Experience
Apply for our editorial experience pool to see multi-platform news in action.
We offer limited opportunities to experience life in selected Lincoln Star Editorial departments. Our placements are unpaid and voluntary. They last anywhere from a few days to two weeks.
How it works
You apply to join our editorial experience pool. Please note that during academic holidays priority is given to students from our Youth Film Productions, so you may need to be flexible with your availability. Placements differ but you will typically shadow a journalist, take part in different editorial activities, ask lots of questions and gain invaluable insights for your future in journalism.
The Lincoln Star News & Media is the publisher of the thelincolnstar.news website. the Lincoln Star newspaper and www.thelincolnstar.news website in LA We are a highly regarded regional news brand, owned by Youth Film Productions, an arrangement that guarantees its independent voice in perpetuity.
Headquartered in Lincoln Heights, The Lincoln Star, is a digital and print operation that seeks to engage local readers by combining print and online journalism with local voices and expertise.
The Lincoln Star is now looking for a Sales Director to join the sales team in Lincoln Heights.
Department: Commercial, Sales
Reports to: Sales Director, Northeast
Normal location: Lincoln Heights
Terms and conditions: Permanent, full time.
Purpose of role:
Call on identified agencies and clients within the Northeast region
Leverage existing book of relationships to open doors and position The Lincoln Star brand as a top news media partner
Effectively manage all aspects of your given business territory, understanding your clients business, building & managing relationships within your client base
Proactively develop and identify new revenue opportunities and target accounts/verticals through your local market.
Surpass assigned revenue targets
Maintain corporate documentation of lists, contacts and activity
Ability to report on sales metrics, forecast/commits, churn & other key sales metrics.
Education & Experience:
Consistent history of achieving and surpassing revenue targets
Creative sales and packaging expertise
Innovative sales style
Persuasive presentation skills
Ability to excel in a fast paced start up environment
Strict adherence to the highest level of professional standards
Passion for the Lincoln Star brand and its core values.
All candidates interested in applying should upload a resume and cover letter. All candidates must have the right to work and live in the United States and be located, or prepared to relocate to the Los Angeles Area.
The Lincoln Star News & Media is an equal employment opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, national origin or citizenship. We value and respect all differences in all people seen and unseen. We aspire to provide inclusive working experiences and an environment that reflects the audience we serve, where our people have equal access to career development opportunities, their voices are heard, and they can contribute to our future.
We value and respect all differences in all people, seen and unseen at the Lincoln Star. We aspire to inclusive working experiences and an environment that reflects the audience we serve, where our people have equal access to career development opportunities, their voices are heard and can contribute to our future.
This job description is a guide to the work you will initially be required to undertake. It summarizes the main aspects of the job but does not cover all the duties that the job holder may have to perform. It may be changed from time to time to meet changing circumstances. It does not form part of your contract of employment and as your experience grows, you will be expected to broaden your tasks, suggest improvements, solve problems and enhance the effectiveness of the role.