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Covering Climate Now

New York, New York (United States)

Web: www.coveringclimatenow.org

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Seeking DIGITAL DIRECTOR for Covering Climate Now


Job ID: 58122
Job Views: 719
Location: New York, New York, United States
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Job Category: Newspapers,Wire Services,Television,Online | New Media,Magazines,Media Business Positions,Other
Employment Type: Full time
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Posted: 02.06.2020

Job Description

Covering Climate Now is a global journalistic collaboration working to dramatically improve coverage of the biggest news story of our time. Co-founded by the Columbia Journalism Review and The Nation, in association with The Guardian, Covering Climate Now includes more than 400 news outlets—print, online, TV, and radio; large outlets and small—with a combined audience approaching 2 billion people. Together, we are driving a conversation within the journalistic profession about the many challenges, pitfalls, and opportunities of this urgent and ever-evolving story.

Covering Climate Now is seeking an exceptional, dedicated journalist to serve full-time as Digital Director. Covering Climate Now is a young, fast-growing organization, and as a member of a small team the right candidate should be prepared to participate enthusiastically in the growth process. The position provides competitive pay and benefits. Please send resume and cover letter to: ccnowjobs@gmail.com.
 

JOB OVERVIEW

As Digital Director you will collaborate with the CCNow team and report directly to the Managing Director. You will also work directly with partner outlets.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Content management of CCNow website, supporting our partners and providing high-quality curated content to a general audience

  • Develop and maintain a robust social media presence for the initiative

  • Curate and write content for the site and initiative, including resources for partners

  • Co-write and distribute weekly newsletters


Job Requirements

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Working knowledge of and experience with content management systems

  • Expertise devising and executing social media strategies on Twitter and Facebook

  • Excellent news judgement, writing, and editing skills

  • Deep knowledge of and passion about the climate crisis and climate reporting

  • Expertise in online production and graphic production

  • Spanish or other non-English language speaking skills are a plus

  • Located in NYC or San Francisco Bay Area



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