The 117-year-old Herald-Citizen is accepting resumes for its newly created Digital Specialist position.

Candidates must have a proven track record in growing online audiences, creating new digital offerings and maintaining an active social media presence. Experience with blogging and video is a plus.

Responsible for all newspaper web and digital offerings while working as a liaison with newsroom, advertising and publisher on product content and revenue enhancements. Mission is to bolster newspaper’s web, digital and social media presence.

Education requirements include a related communications, multi-media and/or digital media degree from an accredited college or university, or at least five years of related field experience.

Compensation commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical insurance and 401(k).

The Herald-Citizen is a daily newspaper publishing Tuesday through Friday and Sunday. It is located in beautiful Cookeville, TN, one of the fasted growing micropolitans in the country and home to Tennessee Tech University. Cookeville is conveniently located off I-40, just a short drive to Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga. A regional hub for the Upper Cumberland with big-town conveniences and small-town charm.

Apply by sending resume, link to digital portfolio, cover letter and wage expectation to Publisher Jack McNeely by mail to P.O. Box 2729, Cookeville, TN 38502, or via email at jack.mcneely@herald-citizen.com. No walk-ins, please.

The Herald-Citizen is an equal opportunity employer.