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Thursday, April 16, 2009
Opportunities open at siliconindia.com.
I am posting this here in the interest of those who might be looking for a job. This information came to me from the firm after a personal meeting with the company representatives.
siliconindia.com, the fastest growing business & technology news portal in India, has exciting opportunities for those who want to pursue a career in online media. siliconindia's mission is to be used by every Indian professional across the world for self-empowerment and also help fellow Indians professionally.
5th Rank worldwide for best Business & IT news (Source: Alexa.com).
Unique visitors: 1.5 Million/Month
Page views: 5 Million/Month
Global members: 20,66,000+ ( 18,50,000 - Indian Users & NRI Users - 206000)
e-Newsletter: 2 Million opt-in subscribers
Ranked in top 200 sites in India
The primary responsibility of the candidate we are looking for will be updating the website (www.siliconindia.com) for technology and business news.
JOB PROFILE: Correspondent/ Reporter
1) Track news from agencies/ Press Releases/ NewsPapers/ portals
2) Attend press conferences and make news items
3) Talk to people on phone/ interview them in person and make news
4) Update the website for news
5) Generate newsletter for India and U.S. everyday.
6) Research based news stories
There will be a lot of learning and challenging tasks.
We are looking for candidates who will:
Be a creative team player with an eye for detail and a love of accuracy
Be able to work to tight deadlines and according to SiliconIndia's high editorial standards
Build a network of contacts at companies across the region
Be aggressive and wanting to make career.
We look for one year commitment from you, in case we hire you.
Apart from the website and the daily newsletter, we have two monthly magazines. Here's a brief about them:
siliconindia is a business and technology magazine published from Fremont, California, which covers business, technology and entrepreneurship. Our current circulation exceeds 90,000 and our readership builds from CIOs, CTOs, CEOs and market influencers like fund capitalists, technology adopters and analysts. Siliconindia was founded in 1997.
Started in 2005, The Smart Techie empowers technology leaders for tomorrow. Its mission is to update its readers on the latest developments in technology and how these developments will impact them. The magazine aims to capture insights from the experiences of senior technology professionals and experts from across the globe. The Smart Techie magazine reaches out to 95000 experienced IT professionals.