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April 24, 2014
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Company: Standard-Examiner
Position:
Digital Editor
Location:
Ogden, Utah
Job Status:  Full-time
Salary:  Negotiable
Ad Expires: 
May 20, 2014
Job ID: 1461777
Website: http://standard.net

Description:

The Standard-Examiner, a dynamic Western newspaper/media company in Ogden, Utah seeks an energetic, creative person to fill its Digital Editor position. This position will be the hub of all online operations at the Standard-Examiner and works under the direction of the Editor to facilitate, generate and promote all digital offerings on all platforms.

 

Job duties include:

-Oversee and coordinate all online posting of stories, photos, videos, audio, etc.

-Monitor and improve offerings on all online editorial platforms, Apple/Android tablet and phone applications, email newsletters and text alerts).

-Organize and create consistent standards for all outside digital platform communications (Twitter, You Tube, Facebook, etc.)

-Facilitate training of content center staff in regards to expectations and appropriate usage of social media platforms and online personas.

-Search for and coordinate the aggregation of online content from various sources and repackage as news products.

-Administer and continually refine Search Engine Optimization in headline writing and all online offerings.

-Emphasize methods of social media interaction as a means of gaining referrals to increase traffic.

- Monitor competing news sites locally and nationally and coordinate timely posting of breaking news.

-Prioritize and arrange online content to boost traffic and audience engagement.

-Act as a primary contact for staff and users related to difficulties navigating the website or posting content.

-Seek out reader generated content for special online and print projects and to accompany staff content.

-Daily collaboration with editors and reporters on ways to enhance offerings on all platforms

-Encourage and promte regular reader content contributions

Interested individuals should e-mail a cover letter, resume, social media handles and work samples to Executive Editor Andy Howell at ahowell@standard.net.

 


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