Overview

VRM Intel is hiring a reporter for vrmintel.com and VRM Intel Magazine. As a VRM Intel reporter, you will be researching, interviewing sources, and writing about the vacation rental industry and targeted to short-term rental suppliers, providers, and managers.

Reporter Responsibilities

Include:

  • Collecting, verifying and analyzing thoroughly newsworthy information
  • Assembling findings into a stable story
  • Writing and delivering news stories with the reader’s perspective in mind
  • Delivering regular content
  • Managing deadlines

Job brief

We are looking for a passionate reporter to participate in the creative cycle of vacation rental news stories by investigating and writing rich and unbiased “scoops.”

Responsibilities

  • Research the vacation rental industry
  • Collect, verify, and analyze thoroughly newsworthy information
  • Interview vacation rental managers and professionals
  • Assemble findings into a stable story
  • Write and deliver news stories with the reader’s perspective in mind
  • Publish news stories
  • Receive assignments or investigate news leads/tips
  • Abide by journalism’s ethics and codes
  • Contact, interview and research sources
  • Maintain notes and audio recordings
  • Cooperate with reporters, chief editor, producers etc
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest current events in the “beat” by studying papers, attending events etc.

Requirements

  • Proven working experience as a reporter
  • Portfolio of published articles or newscasts
  • Ability to gather, write and edit news
  • Easy interviewing style
  • Broad knowledge of headlines
  • MS Office, digital editing, web search, databases, CRM, WordPress, social)
  • Excellent communication, lobbying and active listening skills
  • Excellent grammatical skills
  • Integrity and morality
  • BS degree in journalism or mass communications

Tagged as: content, journalist, reporter, short-term rental, vacation rental industry

About VRM Intel

VRM Intel was created as a tool for the fast-growing and rapidly-evolving vacation rental industry. Our mission is to provide relevant industry-specific news, information, and resources to help professionals build their businesses, to address the challenges and opportunities facing the industry, and to positively contribute to the vacation rental ecosystem.