Where are the jobs? At the Career Summit & Job Fair

September 24, 2009 | By | Category: Career Summit & Job Fair, General News

Yahoo! and Gannett are hiring! Join them and recruiters from other top media companies and universities at the ONA09 Career Summit & Job Fair, Thursday, Oct 1, at the Hilton San Francisco to hear about openings like these:

Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Front Page, Yahoo! Media, and Yahoo! Talent Acquisition all will be on site to recruit talent for positions in Sunnyvale and Santa Monica, Calif., and Washington, D.C., including:

  • Yahoo! News: a Chief Editor to drive a new analysis/politics section, a Managing Editor for multimedia and a Social Media Editor to track trends in Twitter and Facebook,
  • Yahoo!: Senior Programmers, generalists as well as people with Personal Finance, Tech and Entertainment expertise, a Senior Producer for partner portals, and Search Trend editors to surface popular searches on the front page.
  • And many, many more.

At the USA TODAY booth, visit with Gannett, USA TODAY and USATODAY.com recruiters to find out more about openings, such as a Senior Web Designer/User Experience Architect who will be part of the Innovation team that is building some of the most high-profile and cutting-edge products in the company.

Recruiters will meet for drop-in interviews with job-seekers, who will also benefit from resume critiques and work evaluation with multimedia/online journalist Mark Luckie of 10,000Words.net.

The Career Summit & Job Fair schedule — $25 for members, $50 for non-members — offers a full day’s immersion into learning, networking and job-hunting. It is also the unofficial kick-off to ONA’s 2009 Annual Conference, which follows over the next two days.

The day starts with a Career Summit focusing on career reinvention, featuring:

  • Krista Canfield, Career Expert, LinkedIn
  • Chris Gaither, Google Global Communications and Public Affairs
  • Neil Chase, Vice President of Author Services, Federated Media
  • Susan Mernit, Knight Challenge Fund winner
  • Bruce Koon, News Director, KQED-FM, Public Media for Northern California
  • Kim Moy, Director, Front Page Editorial Programming at Yahoo!
  • Dean Takahashi, lead writer, VentureBeat
  • Mara Covell, Executive Recruiter and Managing Director, Howard-Sloan-Koller

To register for the Career Summit & Job Fair, visit ONAConference.org/register.

Jane McDonnell
Executive Director

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