Greatsnews.Life hiring an IT Assistant

Greatsnews.Life hiring an IT Assistant

IT Assistant:

GreatNews.Life, publishers of Valpo.Life, Portage.Life, LaPorteCounty.Life, and NWI.Life, is seeking a full-time in office IT Assistant to join the team at the company's Valparaiso office.  This is an entry-level position and involves working in a variety of IT situations. It requires attention to detail, the ability to balance multiple projects at once, and the flexibility to wear many hats as needed. Must have the willingness and ability to learn new things as technology continues to change and improve.

Primary responsibilities/qualifications will include:

  • Ability to troubleshoot IT around the office and for those working remotely
  • An eagerness to take on a variety of tasks in helping to manage and grow our sites
  • Research and complete tutorials to build your technical competency
  • Take ownership of projects and make sure they reach completion in a timely fashion
  • Positive attitude that contributes to a team environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to switch projects as needed if priorities change and work to meet deadlines
  • At times this position involves updating content and addressing emergencies during evenings and weekends
  • Familiarity working with Windows and troubleshooting problems
  • Experience writing PHP by hand, or experience with a comparable language and ability to work in/learn PHP encouraged
  • Experience with HTML/XHTML and CSS encouraged
  • Familiarity working with MySQL or a comparable database management system and/or ability to learn MySQL encouraged
  • Familiarity with WordPress encouraged
  • Familiarity with responsive web design encouraged

Please send cover letter and resume to