Navy/Marine Corps Times Editor

Military Times - Sightline Media, Vienna, Virginia

Date PostedApril 12, 2018
IndustryDigital Media
SpecialtyNational/World News
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNegotiable
Websitehttp://www.navytimes.com
Description:

Military Times based in Tysons Corner, Virginia, currently has two openings: one for the Navy Times Editor and another for the Marine Corps Times Editor. The editors will oversee coverage of their respective military service within the Military Times newsroom, with primary responsibility for the website, bi-weekly print news magazine, social media channels and newsletters. These are primarily editing positions but may also involve some writing. 

The editors’ primary responsibilities are: 
•    Lead editorial direction of Navy/Marine Corps Times brands, both directly managing reporters and curating service-related content from across the Military Times and Defense News news team, digital/social team and video team.
•    Serve as the public voice and face of Navy/Marine Corps Times, including attendance at news events, meetings with top officials and military organizations, writing editorials and engaging with readers on social media.
•    Oversee bi-weekly development and production of Navy/Marine Corps Times print editions. 
•    Collaborate closely with video/audio team to produce regular video features, podcasts, galleries and other multimedia content
•    Drive online traffic for Navy/Marine CorpsTimes through analytics, measuring productivity of content and authors and responding to audience interest, trends and opportunities
•    Help execute the Military Times digital distribution strategies by curating and optimizing content for social media and individual distribution platforms.

Prior military expereince or journalism experience covering the military strongly preferred. 

Interested applicants can apply here:

https://boards.greenhouse.io/sightlinemediagroup/jobs/1109378#.Ws-xyYjwaUm

Or 

https://boards.greenhouse.io/sightlinemediagroup/jobs/1109390#.Ws-U84jwaUk

For additional information, contact Andrew Tilghman at atilghman@militarytimes.com


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