Managing Editor

Local Voice, Virginia Beach, Virginia

Date PostedJanuary 19, 2018
IndustryDigital Media
SpecialtyLocal News
Job StatusFull-time
Salary$50,000 to $55,000
Websitehttps://southsidedaily.com
Description:

Are you a passionate journalist with exceptional writing and editing expertise? Are you digital savvy with social media skills to match? Do you love to teach? If so, we want to hear from you!

Local Voice is a diversified emerging media company that owns online news publication along with radio stations.

We are looking for someone to oversee and maintain the digital platforms for our online news publication in the Virginia Beach area.

No two days are ever the same at Local Voice. As the Managing Digital Editor, one minute you’ll be editing an article, the next you’ll be implementing an email strategy or assisting your newsroom with stories that matter in our communities.

You must have the ability to prioritize and focus under fast-paced pressure while managing multiple tasks and projects. You also must have strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills, editorially and technologically. You also must be motivated by success and driven to win.

We find success in investing in our team. Your growth is just as important to us--as our paper. 

Local brands:

Southside Daily https://southsidedaily.com

92.3 Tide Radio http://tideradio.com/home/

A typical day will include:

  • Oversee daily news operations on all content channels
  • Assign and edit stories, demonstrating a strong commitment to local news and multimedia reporting
  • Motivate and educate news reporting team
  • Strategize and manage social media efforts
  • Coordinate with local sales and content teams to make sure that all station and market initiatives have an engaging digital component
  • Study analytics to make data-driven content choices and optimize local digital strategy.
  • Be at the forefront of content creation every single day

Qualifications:

  • Three years of online editorial experience with exceptional writing, editing, SEO skills
  • Proficiency in the use of digital technology, including online publishing platforms
  • An understanding of the ever-changing culture of the internet
  • Must have great communication skills, obsessive attention to detail

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Journalism: 4 years
  • Online editorial: 3 years
  • Writing: 4 years

Job Type: Full-time

To apply: Please send a resume, cover letter and at least three links of your most recent work to careers@localvoicemedia.com

 


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