Digital News Editor (Job ID 1231)
If you’re looking for a job at a growing, fast-paced digital news operation in a hyper-competitive market, keep reading.
If you’d enjoy working in one of the country’s top spots for food, music and fun, don’t stop here.
NOLA.com, the digital outlet for The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate, is seeking a digital news/audience editor.
Capital City Press, dba The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate, is a locally owned company that operates three 7-day-a-week newspapers, including their surging digital properties.
As the digital news/audience editor, you’ll be responsible for the following:
-- Research and planning: Crafts, drafts and integrates strategic digital content plans.
-- On-going education: Trains newsroom on best digital practices and new strategies.
-- Management: Oversees team of newsroom digital editors to ensure they’re producing the best digital properties in the market.
-- Hands-on approach: Maintains big-picture view of the company’s digital properties on all platforms to ensure they’re functioning properly and constantly appearing fresh and catchy.
-- Forward-thinking: IDs areas of growth for the companies’ digital properties and communicates ways to accomplish the growth.
A successful candidate will…
-- Be organized, motivated, work well in a “need-it-now” environment while being fast and detail-oriented at the same time and must be comfortable handling a variety of topics such as sports, crime, local/state/national government and politics and entertainment.
-- Stand out as one who can bring new ways of thinking about composing and delivering news.
-- Have a working knowledge of web CMS/blog systems, analytics systems such as Parsely/Chartbeat/Google Analytics, newsletter services such as ConstantContact, push notification platforms like Urban Airship and social media management such as Social News Desk or SocialFlow.
-- Bachelor’s Degree in journalism or a related field, preferred.
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