Seeking Managing Editor

The Holland Sentinel, Holland, Michigan

Date PostedJanuary 02, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNegotiable
Websitehttp://hollandsentinel.com
Description:

The Holland Sentinel, a six-day daily print and digital publication in West Michigan, is looking for a managing editor to help grow its online and print readership.

This individual must have excellent communication skills, proven copy editing experience as well as strong news judgment. You would collaborate with the editor, digital editor and reporting staff on a daily basis for both print and online news coverage. 

We are looking for a hard-working, self-motivated and competitive person with the interest and drive to take our team to new levels in both print and digital publishing. You will be expected to be on call some nights and weekends.

Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree in journalism or communications
  • 5 years experience writing or editing at a daily print publication
  • Strong editing, AP Style and headline-writing skills
  • Knowledge of CMS and social media strategies 

Preferred skills:

  • Experience planning a print publication
  • Knowledge of page design and photo editing software

The Holland Sentinel serves the thriving Holland/Zeeland region of approximately 110,000 people in West Michigan on the shores of Lake Michigan. Home to international companies such as Haworth, Gentex, Herman Miller, Johnson Controls, LG Chem and many others, our community has a very diverse employment base. With Hope College as a part of the center-city area, our quality of life is second to none. Holland is also a popular tourist destination, especially during the summer months. The Holland Sentinel is a locally managed media outlet owned by GateHouse Media, Inc. and we offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and a 401k plan.

Apply with a cover letter telling why you are the person for this job, plus a resume and clips of published news stories. Respond to sarah.leach@hollandsentinel.com.


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