American Community Journals, the Parent Company of BUCKSCO Today, Seeks Editor/Writer

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American Community Journals (ACJ) — the parent company of VISTA Today, MONTCO Today, DELCO Today, and BUCKSCO Today — is seeking a self-motivated, detail-oriented, and versatile editor/writer with an understanding of Philadelphia and its suburbs, particularly their businesses, neighborhoods, and culture.

This is a full-time position. Primary duties include writing original stories about the company’s affiliate partners and sourcing, curating, and posting additional stories about the region’s businesses, nonprofits, universities, communities, and people.

He/she will work closely with affiliate partners to elevate their profiles, grow their businesses, and strengthen their connection to the community — all through the written word and storytelling.

The candidate must have a passion for and experience in writing and editing news, as well as excellent communication and storytelling skills. He/she should have experience in conducting interviews and crafting an engaging story based on the content of those interviews. The person should also be social media- and SEO-savvy.


  • Interviewing newsworthy people and writing original feature stories
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with the company’s affiliate partners; enhancing and posting their content
  • Searching online to identify positive stories about the region’s people, places, and events
  • Proofreading and editing
  • Posting completed stories, including correct hyperlinks and images, on WordPress
  • Analyzing data and seeking to increase reader engagement and retention


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, English, or a related field (or the equivalent in work experience)
  • Knowledge of Philadelphia and its suburbs
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Professional writing, editing, and proofreading experience
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • A flexible mindset and the ability to pivot and multi-task
  • An appreciation of the Delaware Valley’s business, community, and social culture
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Proficiency in WordPress is a plus
  • Knowledge of SEO research is a plus
  • Proficiency in social media (including Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Reddit)

The position is 100 percent remote. To apply, e-mail a resume and writing samples to Mark Hostutler, Executive Editor of American Community Journals, at and Kim McGuane, President of American Community Journals, at

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