EcoWatch is Hiring



Do you have what it takes to be a part of the fastest growing environmental news service?

EcoWatch has two immediate openings at its Cleveland-based office:

News Aggregator / Curator / Reporter

We are looking for a candidate who has more than two (2) years experience in the online news media marketplace who can effectively and efficiently aggregate and curate news, and compose original content.

The candidate will exhibit enthusiasm, flexibility and a positive attitude, and posses excellent editing and writing skills; excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills; and an ability to organize and prioritize multiple assignments with an acute attention to detail.

Daily Tasks:
• Aggregate and curate news, compose original content
• Monitor real-time analytics
• Post content and engage with individuals and organizations on a variety of social media platforms
• Evaluate daily posts and achieve targets

Job Qualifications:
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment and work independently
• Excellent computer skills with experience working on Macintosh computers
• Experience with content management systems including WordPress
• Experience working with a variety of social media outlets and ability to drive and develop robust engagement on each platform
• Ability to write headlines and craft content to go viral
• Understanding of SEO and online analytics
• Strong graphic design sense and proficiency in PhotoShop
• Thrive in deadline-based and fast-paced environment

A passion for a sustainable planet a must.

Hours:  Full-time position at the EcoWatch office in Cleveland, Ohio

Salary & Benefits:  Competitive compensation package

How to Apply:  Email cover letter, resume and three (3) references to spear@ecowatch.com


Advertising Account Executive

We are seeking a candidate who has 3-5 years experience with a proven track record of advertising sales and an active network of agency relationships. The successful candidate will have a strong, independent work ethic; exceptional presentation and communication skills; and the ability to meet or exceed monthly and quarterly sales goals.

• Develop and maintain long-term relationships with key partners and new business opportunities
• Manage entire sales process including accounts receivable
• Create custom proposals that meet clients needs
• Develop and implement revenue strategies, including short and long term revenue growth plans
• Meet or exceed monthly and quarterly sales goals

Job Qualifications:
• Minimum 3 years digital sales experience
• A proven track record of sales success working directly with top level decision makers
• Superior interpersonal, oral and written communication and presentation skills
• A high-level ability to strategize with client marketing team to establish best campaigns in reaching target market
• Self-motivated, hard-working, flexible, dynamic and well organized, with an acute attention to detail
• Strong time management skills with an ability to multi-task and prioritize while working in a team-oriented environment
• Ability to thrive in deadline-based and fast-paced environment
• Must be social network savvy and understand the ever-developing world of digital marketing and advertising
• Understanding of SEO and online analytics
• Ability to innovate and respond quickly to the changing online news media marketplace
• Excellent computer skills

A passion for a sustainable planet a must.

Hours:  Full-time position

Salary & Benefits:  Competitive compensation package

How to Apply:  Email cover letter, resume and three references to spear@ecowatch.com


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