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Mountain Xpress is looking for its next calendar editor — someone who is highly organized, locally focused, enjoys interacting with community groups and would love managing and organizing the data for the area’s most comprehensive community calendar. The best candidate knows a lot about our community • loves Asheville’s locally focused, civically engaged culture • wants to contribute to Xpress’ community-oriented journalism • has great organizational skills • collaborates well and meets deadlines • is familiar with AP style • is Web and computer savvy • can decipher and distill press releases • meets deadlines. To apply, send resume and cover letter explaining your passions and expertise to employment@mountainx.com.