Digital Editor

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, Peterborough, New Hampshire

Date PostedMarch 05, 2018
IndustriesNewspapers / Wires, Digital Media
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

Digital Editor

Lead our newsroom team into a digital future.

The Monadnock Ledger-Transcript’s digital editor will help to focus our newsroom and journalists on prioritizing digital content. This management position will be responsible for developing content and reaching our audiences across multiple platforms including our websites, mobile apps, social media channels and email. This position will also contribute to the content and production of our twice-weekly print newspaper, lead our news coverage and participate in new product development. The digital editor will use an understanding of analytics across channels to optimize the presentation of content on the website and social media, and identify opportunities for projects in video, audio and more that will have the greatest impact. This hands-on position requires strong writing and editing skills as well as a strong working knowledge of video, audio and image editing tools, social media platforms, SEO and email marketing. The digital editor will work directly with reporters on a daily basis to guide multi-channel story development and train reporters and editors on SEO, social and other digital content principles.


  • Lead and coach newsroom team toward digital excellence.
  • Write and edit content for the web and tailor it for different platforms and coach others in the newsroom in multi-channel writing skills.
  • Work collaboratively on projects ranging from podcasts to video to enterprise stories.
  • Apply SEO research and best practices to stories, sections and projects.
  • Use web analytics tools to grow site traffic as well as in development of stories
  • Contribute to production of twice-weekly newspaper


  • Rabid enthusiasm for learning new skills and technologies.
  • Strong writing and editing skills.
  • Working knowledge of video and audio editing tools and formats.
  • Proven success using Google Analytics or other enterprise analytics solutions to drive content decisions.
  • Demonstrated experience using Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms for professional purposes.
  • Understanding of and experiencing applying SEO best practices to web content.
  • Working knowledge of HTML a plus.
  • Knowledge of newspaper workflows and page design a plus

The Monadnock Ledger-Transcript is a twice-weekly community newspaper in southwest New Hampshire.  Owned by Newspapers of New England, a family-owned company with a commitment to serious community journalism, we offer competitive pay, paid vacation and benefits including health and dental insurance and 401K savings plan. Send resume, cover letter, work samples and salary requirements and/or salary history to


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