El Defensor Chieftain, an award-winning weekly newspaper in Socorro, N.M., is looking for an ambitious editor. 

The editor handles general assignments, news writing, design and layout of the newspaper. The position requires setting priorities and building relationships within the community and with community leaders.

Previous experience with newspaper design, layout and photography is a must. Minimum requirements include the ability to write clearly and concisely, create content for the web and experience using multimedia platforms.

A reliable vehicle, clean driver's license and automobile insurance is required.

We offer a full benefits package.

To apply send a cover letter, resume and writing samples to : Number Nine Media Inc. Executive Editor Clara Garcia at cgarcia@news-bulletin.com

The Chieftain is a proud sister paper to the Valencia County News-Bulletin in Belen, N.M.