The Jefferson County Tourism Council is accepting bids from experienced writers with newsletter experience for our monthly e-mail newsletter. Familiarity with Constant Contact or similar programs a must, template already exists. Each newsletter to contain three feature stories, researched by you, main feature story would be minimum 350 words, secondary stories minimum 250 words each. Each newsletter would also contain list of events for the next month with links, a special offer or coupon and photos. Topics will be provided by the Tourism Council on the first Tuesday of each month, the newsletter would need to be ready for approval on the third Tuesday of the month and sent out the following Thursday.

The Jefferson County Tourism Council publishes a completely self-funded annual guide that promotes tourism to the county. In addition to the printed book, there is a companion website that contains up-to-date information about the latest events and things to do around the county. The site address is
This is a contract position, you will be required to produce monthly invoices for your work and will be paid within 15 days of invoice submission. Please submit your resume and samples of your work, along with your per month bid BY JULY 31, 2010 via email or US mail to:
Jill Nadeau
200 Water Street
Lake Mills, WI 53551

Katie Otto is a freelance writer who provides JCTC with some spectacular content and information. She's previously held the role of Secretary for the Jefferson County Tourism Council, has assembled our Monthly Newsletter and was the Executive Director for the Lake Mills Main Street Program, a non-profit community organization that is dedicated to the preservation, growth and vitality of Lake Mills through public events and active community involvement.