Editor (Website Copy)

Stars and Stripes Pacific, Tokyo, Asia

Date PostedOctober 11, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

Stars and Stripes is searching for a talented web editor to help provide quality First Amendment-protected news and information to the U.S. military community overseas.

This is a unique opportunity to live and work in Greater Tokyo, one of the world's most exciting and dynamic cities.


Duties of this position - which is based at Yokota Air Base, Japan - include:

- Timely, error-free updating and maintenance of content on Stripes.com.

- Working collaboratively to give special care to staff stories, photos and video. This applies to both website presentation and social media treatment.

- Keeping social media accounts up to date and active, working with plans set up by the social media editor.

- Improving headlines to increase engagement.

- Monitoring news wires and other sources, choosing and highlighting angles relevant to Stars and Stripes' audience.

- Communicating with the entire web team to maintain a strong, 24-hour news flow, solve problems and promote learning.

- Creating assisting with and encouraging web-first projects, such as news stories, photo galleries, videos and roundups of social media reactions.


Experience with and knowledge of the U.S. military is a major plus.

Qualified candidates will receive excellent benefits, including paid housing and utilities, post allowance and commissary privileges.

To learn more (and apply), please visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/513429400


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